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Synonyms for microcode

(computer science) coded instructions that are stored permanently in read-only memory

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Proceedings of the 20th Annual Workshop on Microprogramming and Microarchitecture, 183-198.
In Proceedings of the 14th Annual Workshop on Microprogramming.
For lower-level control, Babbage devised a system very similar to modern microprogramming with rotating barrels carrying projecting studs taking the place of the read-only memory.
Since Maurice Wilkes proposed the principle of Microprogramming in his paper published In 1951[1], several methods of designing Micro-Programmed Automata (MPA) have been developed based on Micro-Program and Hardware design [2, 3, 4, 5].
In a nutshell, microprogramming concerns the almost anal attention to detail in the rhythm track.
In Proceedings of the 22nd Annual Workshop on Microprogramming.
the virtual machine ensures natural and simple incorporation of microprogramming and hardware support for replacing any components of the software machine.
As part of the alliance, MTVN will develop programming and entertainment offerings to be made available through multiple new distribution points, including microprogramming for Portable Media Centers that will include news features, musical performances and other entertainment content.
The dynamic allocation of resources is a task of the local control unit in a module; it relieves a programmer of solving this problem and, therefore, together with the fragment's microprogramming mechanisms, increases the level of the input machine language.
Customizing test suites for SCSI and Fibre Channel testers, creating test suites for error detection on a SAN, and providing microprogramming capabilities for customizing Fibre Channel frames are just a few of the ways Professional Services can meet client needs.
Graphics, human-computer interaction, operating systems (real-time, supporting synchronization), communications (network protocols, scheduling, fiber, videoconferencing), algorithms, numerical methods, (scripting) language design, parallel processing, chip design, storage, information retrieval, object-oriented programming, hypertext/hypermedia, signal and image processing, data and file structures, microprogramming, and personal computing--all can contribute to the emergence of digital multimedia systems.
The IP library and generators leverage the MSA 2500 ALU-based architecture and utilize microprogramming to maximize mapping efficiency.