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Speculative execution

Known as: Predictive execution, Speculative, Speculative evaluation 
Speculative execution is an optimization technique where a computer system performs some task that may not be actually needed. The main idea is to do… Expand
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Highly Cited
2018
Highly Cited
2018
Modern processors use branch prediction and speculative execution to maximize performance. For example, if the destination of a… Expand
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Review
2016
Review
2016
With ongoing climate change, the severity, frequency and duration of drought in cotton (Gossypium hirsutum L.), soybean (Glycine… Expand
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Highly Cited
2008
Highly Cited
2008
A longstanding vision in distributed systems is to build reliable systems from unreliable components. An enticing formulation of… Expand
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Highly Cited
2007
Highly Cited
2007
We present Zyzzyva, a protocol that uses speculation to reduce the cost and simplify the design of Byzantine fault tolerant state… Expand
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Highly Cited
2007
Highly Cited
2007
In recent years, microprocessor manufacturers have shifted their focus from single-core to multi-core processors. To avoid… Expand
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Highly Cited
2001
Highly Cited
2001
A relatively small set of static instructions has significant leverage on program execution performance. These problem… Expand
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Highly Cited
2001
Highly Cited
2001
Serialization of threads due to critical sections is a fundamental bottleneck to achieving high performance in multithreaded… Expand
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Highly Cited
2001
Highly Cited
2001
This paper introduces a router delay model that accurately models key aspects of modern routers. The model accounts for the… Expand
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Highly Cited
2001
Highly Cited
2001
Serialization of threads due to critical sections is a fundamental bottleneck to achieving high performance in multithreaded… Expand
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Highly Cited
1973
Highly Cited
1973
S. Bochner's concept of a subordinate stochastic process is proposed as a model for speculative price series. A general class of… Expand
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