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Here we find that gear positions have been replaced by tiny electronic circuits,
each of which is capable of storing a single digit of information called a bit (for
binary digit). Large numbers of these circuits are collected into the unit of the ...
This collection of information, including the value in the program counter, is
called the program's state (or its context). To save the CPU's position in the
current program therefore involves saving the program's entire state. This is
typically done ...
The end at which these operations occur is called the top of the stack. The other
end is sometimes called the stack's base. To reflect the fact that access to a stack
is restricted to the topmost entry, we use special terminology when referring to ...
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PART ONE Machine Architecture
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