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Abstract machine


Abstract machine: An abstract machine, also called an abstract computer, is a theoretical model of a computer hardware or software system used in automata theory. Abstraction of computing processes is used in both the computer science and computer engineering disciplines and usually assumes discrete time paradigm.

  • also known as 抽象機器

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Google previewThe Deleuze and Guattari Dictionary (2013)

by Eugene B. Young

The abstract machine is that of the [penal] ...

Google previewLive Data Structures in Logic Programs (1993)

Derivation by Means of Abstract Interpretation by Anne Mulkers

The Warren Abstract Machine is a standard Prolog implementation technique. We briefly sketch the instruction set and the data areas that the instructions operate on. The data areas are the code area, containing the source program, the ...

Google previewVDM '91. Formal Software Development Methods. 4th International Symposium of VDM Europe, Noordwijkerhout, The Netherlands, October 21-25, 1991. Proceedings (1991)

Volume 2: Tutorials by Soren Prehn, Hans Toetenel

Such an abstract machine is a mathematical model characterizing each possible operation in the system by its effect on a "state"; this model gives an operational characterization of the behavior of the machine. 5 Mathematical Modeling of ...

Google previewIntroduction to Programming Languages (2013)

by Arvind Kumar Bansal

An abstract machine is a program that runs on the native machine and executes a standard instruction set that is independent of the host operating system and computer architecture. A Java Virtual Machine (JVM) is one such abstract machine ...

Google previewReversible Computation (2016)

8th International Conference, RC 2016, Bologna, Italy, July 7-8, 2016, Proceedings by Simon Devitt, Ivan Lanese

A circuit-generating abstract machine is a tuple consisting of (1) a typing judgment p1 : bit,...,p n+k : bit ⊣ M : bitm ; (2) a partial circuit RC := ({1,...,n},C) where C is a list of gates; (3) a one-to-one linking function mapping the free variables pi of M ...

Google previewCritical Architecture (2007)

by Jane Rendell, Mark Dorrian, Jonathan Hill, Murray Fraser

An abstract machine is a theoretical, technological, social, and material construct; a collection of individuals, techniques, tools, and processes that perpetually transforms itself to produce social relations. A machine is nothing more than the ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of Machine Learning (2011)

by Claude Sammut, Geoffrey I. Webb

Figure 2 An abstract machine for a HAM that provides routines for leaving rooms to the West and North of the house in Fig. right Hypothesis Language. Figure . A decision tree and an equivalent. () respectively. TN,ass′ = Pr{st+N = s′st = s,at ...

Google previewA Dictionary of Computer Science (2016)

by Andrew Butterfield, Gerard Ekembe Ngondi, Anne Kerr

abstract machine A machine can be thought of as a collection of ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of Computer Science and Technology (2002)

Volume 45 - Supplement 30 by Allen Kent, James G. Williams

The abstract machine is connected to an infrastructure of a local area network. Using a multimedia database system that we have proposed earlier (7). the machine accesses multimedia resources on the fly and multimedia demonstrations are ...

Google previewTalal Abu-Ghazaleh ICT Dictionary = معجم طلال أبو غزالة لتقنية المعلومات و الإتصالات (2013)

by منصور الطوالبة

Abstract Machine آلة مُجرّدة: تصميم المعالج لا يقصد به التنفيذ بل يشكل نموذجا مرحليا لمعالجة لغة الآلة التجريدية. Abstract Machine Language لغة الآلة التجريدية: هي اللغة التي تستعمل التعليمات الأساسية للآلة ولا تعمل على أي نوع آخر من الآلات.

Google previewThe Dictionary of Multimedia 1999 (2014)

Terms and Acronyms by Brad Hansen

abstract machine (n.) Software thatexecutes an intermediate language used in a compiler or interpreter. This processor is not intended to be implemented in hardware. It has an ...

Google previewCommunications Standard Dictionary (2012)

by Martin H. Weik

See abstract machine; dictation machine; fiber-pulling machine; finitestate machine. machine code. 1. Any code that a machine, such as a computer or a communication system, can recognize, sense, read, or interpret. 2. A set of coded ...

Google previewEncyclopaedia of Mathematics (2013)

by Michiel Hazewinkel

The terms abstract machine and automaton are also used. Abstract machines are particular cases of ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of Linguistics (2013)

by Philipp Strazny

Such an abstract machine is capable of defining a language and has a number of useful computational properties. Note that the term language is used here to mean a formal language, which is a set of sequences of symbols, and not ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of Parallel Computing (2011)

by David Padua

Multithreading projects inspired by data flow concepts include the Threaded Abstract Machine [ ], and others described in [ ]. A recent revival of interest in applying dataflow principles in computer architecture has led to projects at University ...

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