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logic instruction

Overview page. Subjects: Computing.

An instruction that performs one of the class of logic operations on one or more specified operands. These operations may apply to a single variable, as in complementation, or more...

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logic instruction

John Daintith and Edmund Wright.

in A Dictionary of Computing

January 2008; p ublished online January 2008 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Computing. 42 words.

An instruction that performs one of the class of *logic operations on one or more specified operands. These operations

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logic instruction

Overview page. Subjects: Computing.

An instruction that performs one of the class of logic operations on one or more specified operands. These operations may apply to a single variable, as in complementation, or more...

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logic instruction

Edited by Andrew Butterfield, Gerard Ekembe Ngondi and Anne Kerr.

in A Dictionary of Computer Science

January 2016; p ublished online January 2016 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Computing. 43 words.

An instruction that performs one of the class of *logic operations on one or more specified operands. These operations may apply to a single variable, as in complementation, or more...

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program scan

Marcel Escudier and Tony Atkins.

in A Dictionary of Mechanical Engineering

July 2019; p ublished online July 2019 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Mechanical Engineering; Engineering and Technology. 18 words.

The time taken for a programmable-logic controller to execute a full program cycle including all instructions.

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wait

Tony Atkins and Marcel Escudier.

in A Dictionary of Mechanical Engineering

January 2013; p ublished online September 2013 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Mechanical Engineering. 19 words.

An instruction in a programmable-logic controller or other controller which delays execution for a specified period of time.

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program scan

Tony Atkins and Marcel Escudier.

in A Dictionary of Mechanical Engineering

January 2013; p ublished online September 2013 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Mechanical Engineering. 18 words.

The time taken for a programmable-logic controller to execute a full program cycle including all instructions.

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wait

Marcel Escudier and Tony Atkins.

in A Dictionary of Mechanical Engineering

July 2019; p ublished online July 2019 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Mechanical Engineering; Engineering and Technology. 19 words.

An instruction in a programmable-logic controller or other controller which delays execution for a specified period of time.

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control design

Overview page. Subjects: Computing.

The design of a control unit. Control units may be designed using random logic or microprogramming. Microprogramming was well suited to the control of the complex sequences of register...

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control design

Edited by Andrew Butterfield, Gerard Ekembe Ngondi and Anne Kerr.

in A Dictionary of Computer Science

January 2016; p ublished online January 2016 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Computing. 61 words.

The design of a *control unit. Control units may be designed using *random logic or *microprogramming. Microprogramming was well suited to the control of the complex sequences of register...

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instruction

Overview page. Subjects: Computing.

The description of an operation that is to be performed by a computer. It consists of a statement of an operation to be performed and some method of specifying the operands (or their...

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computer logic

Overview page. Subjects: Computing.

The basic organization, design, and wiring used to realize a particular computer architecture. Someone involved with computer logic is therefore concerned with the design of building blocks...

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Complex Components of Computing Mechanisms

Gualtiero Piccinini.

in Physical Computation

June 2015; p ublished online August 2015 .

Chapter. Subjects: Philosophy of Mathematics and Logic; Philosophy of Mind. 6083 words.

This chapter explicates in mechanistic terms complex computing components (e.g., arithmetic-logic units) and complex non-computing components (e.g., memory units) built out of simpler...

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computer logic

Edited by Andrew Butterfield, Gerard Ekembe Ngondi and Anne Kerr.

in A Dictionary of Computer Science

January 2016; p ublished online January 2016 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Computing. 70 words.

The basic organization, design, and wiring used to realize a particular computer *architecture. Someone involved with computer logic is therefore concerned with the design of building...

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logic

Overview page. Subjects: Arts and Humanities.

Reasoning conducted or assessed according to strict principles of validity; a particular system or codification of the principles of proof and inference. In the Middle Ages, logic was one...

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MIPS

Donald Fenna.

in A Dictionary of Weights, Measures, and Units

January 2002; p ublished online January 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Numerical and Computational Mathematics. 92 words.

informatics. A measure of the overall processing power of a computer including integer arithmetic, logic, and other operations. Technically the number of such operations that can be...

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Farquharson, Bt Lt-Col Arthur Spenser Loat

in Who Was Who

P ublished online December 2007 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Law; Criminology and Criminal Justice. 184 words.

CBE 1919

Born 3rd s of Col M. H. Farquharson; m Agnes C. Raleigh; one d; died 5 Aug. 1942

Vice-Master, Fellow, and Prel. in Logic, University College,...

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Instruction Level Parallelism through Microthreading—A Scalable Approach to Chip Multiprocessors

Kostas Bousias, Nabil Hasasneh and Chris Jesshope.

in The Computer Journal

March 2006; p ublished online December 2005 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Computer Science. 16805 words.

Most microprocessor chips today use an out-of-order instruction execution mechanism. This mechanism allows superscalar processors to extract reasonably high levels of instruction level...

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Students’ models of communication

Keith Stenning.

in Seeing Reason

August 2002; p ublished online March 2012 .

Chapter. Subjects: Cognitive Psychology. 16271 words.

This chapter presents a rational analysis of what students really should learn and explains why learning logic is difficult yet possible. It goes on to present evidence for the aforesaid...

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Hierarchies in classes of program schemes

AA Arratia-Quesada, SR Chauhan and IA Stewart.

in Journal of Logic and Computation

December 1999; p ublished online December 1999 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Computing; Logic. 0 words.

We begin by proving that the class of problems accepted by the program schemes of NPS is exactly the class of problems defined by the sentences of transitive closure logic (program schemes...

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