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== Definition ==
 
== Definition ==
   
A '''microprocessor''' is "[a] [[central processing unit]] [[implement]]ed on a single [[chip]]."<ref>ATIS Telecom Glossary 2012 ([http://www.atis.org/glossary/definition.aspx?id=3634 full-text]).</ref>}}
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A '''microprocessor''' is "[a] [[central processing unit]] [[implement]]ed on a single [[chip]]."<ref>ATIS Telecom Glossary 2012 ([http://www.atis.org/glossary/definition.aspx?id=3634 full-text]).</ref>
   
 
== Overview ==
 
== Overview ==

Latest revision as of 01:59, 19 December 2012

Definition[]

A microprocessor is "[a] central processing unit implemented on a single chip."[1]

Overview[]

Three basic characteristics differentiate microprocessors:

References[]

  1. ATIS Telecom Glossary 2012 (full-text).