The Transterpreter: A Transputer Interpreter

Jacobsen, Christian L. and Jadud, Matthew C. (2004) The Transterpreter: A Transputer Interpreter. In: East, Ian R. and Duce, David and Green, Mark and Martin, Jeremy and Welch, Peter H., eds. Communicating Process Architectures 2004. Concurrent Systems Engineering Series, 62. IOS Press, Amsterdam pp. 99-106. ISBN 1-58603-458-8. (Full text available)

Abstract

We have written the Transterpreter, a virtual machine for executing the transputer instruction set. This interpreter is a small, portable, and extensible run-time, intended to be easily ported to handheld computers, mobile phones, and other embedded contexts. In striving for this level of portability, occam programs compiled to Transputer byte-code can currently be run on desktop computers, handhelds, and even the LEGO Mindstorms robotics kit.

Item Type: Conference or workshop item (Paper)
Uncontrolled keywords: Transputer, occam, interpreter
Subjects: Q Science > QA Mathematics (inc Computing science) > QA 76 Software, computer programming,
Divisions: Faculties > Sciences > School of Computing > Computing Education Group
Depositing User: Mark Wheadon
Date Deposited: 24 Nov 2008 18:01 UTC
Last Modified: 02 Jul 2014 13:43 UTC
Resource URI: https://kar.kent.ac.uk/id/eprint/14104 (The current URI for this page, for reference purposes)
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