Issue No. 05 - May (1971 vol. 20)
C.C. Foster , IEEE
The static and dynamic utilization of a set of machine op-codes is examined. Two measures of the effective use of machine instructions are discussed and applied to samples of hand-coded programs and object code.
Gibson mix, information measure, instruction set, op-code frequency, op-codes, programming, programming style.
C. Foster, R. Gonter and E. Riseman, "Measures of Op-Code Utilization," in IEEE Transactions on Computers, vol. 20, no. , pp. 582-584, 1971.