Title page for ETD etd-06102012-040548

Type of Document Master's Thesis
Author Mahalingaiah, Rupaka
URN etd-06102012-040548
Title A Comparative study of RISC vs. CISC philosophies of implementing mathematical functions
Degree Master of Science
Department Electrical Engineering
Advisory Committee
Advisor Name Title
Nadler, Morton Committee Chair
Gray, Festus Gail Committee Member
Henrich, Christopher J. Committee Member
Peebles, Rick W. Committee Member
  • Computer architecture
Date of Defense 1989-12-05
Availability restricted

A comparative study of the RISC philosophy of implementing mathematical functions vs the CISC. philosophy implementing the same functions is undertaken. This study tries to verify whether, the RISC philosophy is suited for the computers designed to run specific applications like the realtime systems. A CISC processor is used as a platform machine and several mathematical functions are implemented in both the philosophies.

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