Homogeneous Register Architecture

In homogeneous register architectures, the selection of an instruction has no connection whatsoever with the types of registers that the instruction uses.

Selecting instructions for non-homogeneous register architectures usually requires allocating register types for the operands and resulting data. As a consequence, the IR patterns associated with instructions in this kind of processor should carry information regarding the type of register the instruction uses.

Contrast with non-homogeneous register architecture.

Vangie Beal
Vangie Beal is a freelance business and technology writer covering Internet technologies and online business since the late '90s.

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