Register Transfer Language and Micro Operations

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What is the purpose of a MAR in a computer system?

To hold an address for the memory unit

What is the function of a PC in a computer system?

To store program instructions

How is loading of registers typically done in digital systems?

Simultaneously with a common clock pulse transition

In what scenario is parallel loading used for registers?

When all input bits are transferred simultaneously

What is the purpose of a master clock generator in digital systems?

To synchronize all parts of the system with clock pulses

When do input values in a register get loaded in a digital system?

Whenever a clock pulse arrives

What is a micro operation?

An elementary operation performed on data stored in registers

How is the transfer of information from one register to another represented in register transfer language?

R1 ← R2

What does an n-bit register consist of?

A group of n flip-flops capable of storing binary information

Which hardware capability is necessary for a register transfer to occur?

Source register with parallel load capability

How are computer registers typically denoted?

By capital letters

Which term refers to the symbolic notation used to specify the sequence of microoperations?

Register transfer language

Explore the concept of micro operations, which are elementary operations performed on data stored in registers, such as shift, count, clear, and load. Learn about register transfer language, a symbolic notation used to specify the sequence of microoperations.

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