Zero instruction set computer (ZISC) explained

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As the name suggest, this category of computing devices does not have any instruction set. At a first glance, this may seem impossible and you may think over how a minimum of two distinct symbols are needed to represent an information (in connection to binary numbers).

Zero instruction set computer (ZISC) is a computer architecture based on two fundamental ideas:

  • Pattern matching
  • Absence of micro instructions


Read this article to understand how ZISC work and its advantages and use

It has its own advantages. ZISC is commercially used as:
  • ZISC35 by IBM
  • NI1000 by Intel and DARPA
  • CM1K by Anne Menendez and Guy Paillet


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