Changes between Version 2 and Version 3 of compiler/glossary


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Mar 8, 2010, 3:34:57 PM (9 years ago)
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    11= Glossary =
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    3 ''' Advance'''
     3''' Advance''' An operation on a bitstream that shifts the bitstream forward by one position.
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    5 '''Bit Stream'''
     5'''Bit Stream''' A streams of bits of arbitrary length. When processing an input text using Parallel Bit Streams, usually one works with Bit Streams of the length equal to the size of the file.
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    7 '''Block'''
     7'''Block'''  For a bitstream, one block is a segment of that bitstream that fits in a machine register. For Intel 64 machines, this is 128 bits.
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    99'''Buffer'''
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    11 '''Carry'''
     11'''Carry''' A carry variable transfers information between two blocks of data.
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    13 '''Scan Thru'''
     13''''Cursor''' A bitstream which has different semantics during its lifetime.
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     15'''Loop Variable''' A variable all defs and uses of which are inside the body of a loop.
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     17'''Scan Thru''' An operation on two bitstreams, one cursor and one "fixed" stream.