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United States Patent 4,942,516
July 17, 1990

Single Chip Integrated Circuit Computer Architecture
Gilbert P. Hyatt

Filed June 17, 1988
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Abstract of the Disclosure

Microcomputer architecture is provided that facilitates a fully integrated circuit computer on a single integrated circuit chip. The architecture includes use of an integrated circuit ROM for program storage, an integrated circuit RAM or scratch pad memory for alterable operand storage, and integrated circuit logic. Additional architectural features include serial data communication, eight bit instruction bytes, sixteen bit operand words, and shared I/O channels.
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    a block diagram representation of a numerical control system in accordance with the invention.

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