ACS Scientific Computer
Machine Organization Accomplishment | 1961 - 1969
IBM researchers: John Cocke, Fran Allen, Herb Schorr and Lynn Conway
Where the work was done: IBM T.J. Watson Research Center
What we accomplished: The initial design of this early scientific supercomputer included cache memory, novel instruction pre-fetching and decoding hardware, an innovative instruction set and branch hardware for anticipating and minimizing branch disruptions in instruction flow, and multiple pipelined functional units for performing arithmetic-logic-unit (ALU) operations.
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