This is a straightforward text on RISC assembly language programming for MIPS computers - the microprocessor gaining popularity due to its compact and elegant instruction set. Enabling students to understand the internal working of a computer, courses in RISC are an increasingly popular option in assembly language programming.
2. Essential background information.
3. MIPS computer organization.
4. An example MIPS program.
5. Control flow structures.
6. Addressing modes.
7. Logical, shift and rotate instructions.
8. Stacks and procedures.
A. MIPS programming exams.
B. MIPS/SPIM instruction quick reference.
C. MIPS/SPIM instruction reference.
Dr. John Waldron has been a lecturer at Dublin City University since 1991. His first book, The Langevin Equation (with WT Coffey and Yu P Kalmykov) was published in 1996.