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High performance computer implementation today is increasingly directed toward parallelism in the hardware. Superscalar machines, where the hardware can issue more than one instruction each cycle, are being adopted by more implementations. As the trend toward wider issue rates continues, so too must the ability to fetch more instructions each cycle.(More)
The purpose of this study was to examine use of the Developmental Test of Visual-Motor Integration in predicting handwriting performance of early elementary students and the contribution of sex. An additional purpose was to examine whether successful completion of the first nine figures or the oblique cross from the test predicted handwriting. 101 children(More)
OBJECTIVE The purpose of this study was to describe and compare the fine motor activities in Head Start and kindergarten classrooms in order to open a dialogue between the two contexts about the fine motor activities children in preschool will face in kindergarten. METHODS Children in 10 Head Start and 10 kindergarten classrooms were observed for 1 day(More)
This study examined the effectiveness of Sensory Stories on "circle time" behaviors in preschool children with autism. This single-system ABA design with a convenience sample of four participants consisted of one week for each A phase and two weeks for the B phase. The intervention phase (B) consisted of reading a Sensory Story from one to three times per(More)
OBJECTIVE The purpose of this longitudinal study was to examine the consistency of handwriting in children from the beginning of kindergarten to the middle of the first-grade year. Consistency was defined as retaining the same qualitative performance and relative ranking over time. METHOD Ninety-three children were tested at the beginning of the(More)
"Increasing the Instruction Fetch Rate viaMultiple Branch Prediction and a Branch Address Cache" was the first paper to propose a highly accurate hardware mechanism for predicting and fetching multiple non-contiguous basic blocks using leading-edge aggressive branch predictors of the time. Prior to this paper, the methods to increase fetch bandwidth relied(More)
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