Accession Number:

AD0654143

Title:

THE REALISATION OF PRACTICAL GENERAL PURPOSE COMPUTERS WITH THE MINIMUM OF HARDWARE.

Descriptive Note:

Technical rept.,

Corporate Author:

ROYAL AIRCRAFT ESTABLISHMENT FARNBOROUGH (ENGLAND)

Personal Author(s):

Report Date:

1966-11-01

Pagination or Media Count:

83.0

Abstract:

A means of making low cost general purpose computers is described in this report. The technique employed makes use of a brief and elementary order code which does not include arithmetical instructions. When required, arithmetical operations can be performed by means of sequences of minimal instructions. The computing power of such a machine is shown to be greatly increased by the aid of a few special locations in the core store able to perform logical operations on quantities passed through them. Author

Subject Categories:

  • Computer Programming and Software
  • Computer Hardware

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE