During the history of this publication, alternative explanations have been suggested, but also they involve something unusual, like consider the program counter as part of the data structure or count the same bit as belonging to two different data structures simultaneously.
What does PC stand for?
PC stands for Program Counter
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- Information technology (IT) and computers
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- Productivity Commission
- Professional Component (physician billing)
- Professional Computer
- Professional Corporation (business legal entity)
- Profit Centre
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- Program Code
- Program Control
- Program Coordinator
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Rather than using a program counter, the systems are executed at times chosen by a pseudorandom number generator, which is designed to mimic randomness of nature.
A program counter is a special purpose storage location containing the address of the next instruction to be executed.