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Addressing: Direct and Indirect

  1. Aleksandar Milenkovic

Published Online: 15 SEP 2008

DOI: 10.1002/9780470050118.ecse003

Wiley Encyclopedia of Computer Science and Engineering

Wiley Encyclopedia of Computer Science and Engineering

How to Cite

Milenkovic, A. 2008. Addressing: Direct and Indirect. Wiley Encyclopedia of Computer Science and Engineering. 1–11.

Author Information

  1. University of Alabama, Huntsville, Huntsville, Alabama

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 15 SEP 2008

Abstract

Addressing modes, a key component of instruction set architectures, is a mechanism machine instruction use to specify operands in general-purpose registers and memory. The text gives an overview of the most frequently used data and control-flow addressing modes and discusses their advantages and disadvantages.

Keywords:

  • memory models;
  • data operands;
  • data addressing modes;
  • control-flow addressing