Issue No.03 - May (1981 vol.7)
P.-Y.R. Ma , TRW Systems Group
A translator system employing a partial compiler, intermediate language, and three-pass code generator is described that produces compact microcode for a class of horizontal microinstruction machines.
translator writing systems, Code compaction, code optimization, high-level language compilers, microcode optimization, microprogramming, portability
P.-Y.R. Ma, T.G. Lewis, "On the Design of a Microcode Compiler for a Machine-Independent High-Level Language", IEEE Transactions on Software Engineering, vol.7, no. 3, pp. 261-274, May 1981, doi:10.1109/TSE.1981.230836