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Issue No. 10 - October (1971 vol. 20)
ISSN: 0018-9340
pp: 1221-1222
P.T. Rux , Bell Telephone Lab.
The term microprogramming is most often used to describe the technique of designing a digital computer control unit to execute a sequence of control words called microinstructions. These microinstructions are usually stored in a separate control memory, and each microinstruction usually specifies the machine control signals for one processor cycle time. Husson uses the term microprogramming in this hardware sense and also in a software sense to describe the act of programming the microinstruction sequences.

P. Rux, "B71-3 Microprogramming: Principles and Practices," in IEEE Transactions on Computers, vol. 20, no. , pp. 1221-1222, 1971.
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