Addressing: Direct and Indirect
Published Online: 15 SEP 2008
Copyright © 2007 by John Wiley & Sons, Inc.
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.
- Published Online: 15 SEP 2008
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.
- memory models;
- data operands;
- data addressing modes;
- control-flow addressing