Pattern-addressable memory

@article{Robinson1992PatternaddressableM,
  title={Pattern-addressable memory},
  author={Ian N. Robinson},
  journal={IEEE Micro},
  year={1992},
  volume={12},
  pages={20-30}
}
The pattern associative memory (PAM), a custom associative memory chip specialized to handle the syntax and associated pattern-matching rules common to a range of symbolic processing applications, is discussed. The applications of particular interest are those in which runtime information is captured in the form of a database of declarative expressions. The structure and functioning of an array of these chips, which forms an associative coprocessor for a workstation are described. PAM… CONTINUE READING