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Branch predictor

Known as: Jump prediction, Branch Predictor Unit, Local predictor 
In computer architecture, a branch predictor is a digital circuit that tries to guess which way a branch (e.g. an if-then-else structure) will go… Expand
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Highly Cited
2019
Highly Cited
2019
Modern processors use branch prediction and speculative execution to maximize performance. For example, if the destination of a… Expand
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Review
2018
Review
2018
Abstract Subjectivity detection is a task of natural language processing that aims to remove ‘factual’ or ‘neutral’ content, i.e… Expand
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Highly Cited
2016
Highly Cited
2016
We propose a criterion for discrimination against a specified sensitive attribute in supervised learning, where the goal is to… Expand
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Highly Cited
2006
Highly Cited
2006
This paper announces a new software side-channel attack — enabled by the branch prediction capability common to all modern high… Expand
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Highly Cited
2001
Highly Cited
2001
  • D. Jiménez, C. Lin
  • Proceedings HPCA Seventh International Symposium…
  • 2001
  • Corpus ID: 3184222
This paper presents a new method for branch prediction. The key idea is to use one of the simplest possible neural networks, the… Expand
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Highly Cited
1998
Highly Cited
1998
In high-performance computer systems, performance losses due to conditional branch instructions can be minimized by predicting a… Expand
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Highly Cited
1997
Highly Cited
1997
This document describes release 2.0 of the SimpleScalar tool set, a suite of free, publicly available simulation tools that offer… Expand
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Highly Cited
1993
Highly Cited
1993
Many compilers rely on branch prediction to improve program performance by identifying frequently executed regions and by aiding… Expand
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Highly Cited
1992
Highly Cited
1992
We discuss and clarify several aspects of applying Felsenstein's (1985, Am. Nat. 125: 1n15) procedures to test for correlated… Expand
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Highly Cited
1991
Highly Cited
1991
High-performance microarchitectures use, among other structures, deep pipelines to help speed up exe- cution. The importance of a… Expand
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