Joseph R. Zbiciak has filed for patents to protect the following inventions. This listing includes patent applications that are pending as well as patents that have already been granted by the United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO).
Abstract: A data processing system having a central processing unit (CPU) with address generation circuitry for accessing a circular buffer region in a non-aligned manner is provided. The CPU has an instruction set architecture that is optimized for intensive numeric algorithm processing. The CPU has dual load/store units connected to dual memory ports of a memory controller. The CPU can execute two aligned data transfers each having a length of one byte, two bytes, four bytes, or eight bytes in parallel by executing two load/store instructions. The CPU can also execute a single non-aligned data transfer having a length of four bytes or eight bytes by executing a non-aligned load/store instruction that utilizes both memory ports. A data transfer address for each load/store instruction is formed by fetching the instruction (600), decoding the instruction (610) to determine instruction type, transfer data size, addressing mode and scaling selection.