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2009
Tsinghua U.
8 years 8 months ago
Creating artificial global history to improve branch prediction accuracy
Modern processors require highly accurate branch prediction for good performance. As such, a number of branch predictors have been proposed with varying size and complexity. This ...
Leo Porter, Dean M. Tullsen
CJ
1999
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8 years 10 months ago
Source Level Static Branch Prediction
The ability to predict the directions of branches, especially conditional branches, is an important problem in modern computer architecture and advanced compilers. Many static and...
W. F. Wong
GECCO
2008
Springer
134views Optimization» more  GECCO 2008»
8 years 11 months ago
Branch predictor on-line evolutionary system
In this work a branch prediction system which utilizes evolutionary techniques is introduced. It allows the predictor to adapt to the executed code and thus to improve its perform...
Karel Slany
CNHPCA
2009
Springer
9 years 1 months ago
Parallel Branch Prediction on GPU Platform
Abstract. Branch Prediction is a common function in nowadays microprocessor. Branch predictor is duplicated into multiple copies in each core of a multicore and many-core processor...
Liqiang He, Guangyong Zhang
PLDI
1995
ACM
9 years 1 months ago
Corpus-Based Static Branch Prediction
Correctly predicting the direction that branches will take is increasingly important in today’s wide-issue computer architectures. The name program-based branch prediction is gi...
Brad Calder, Dirk Grunwald, Donald C. Lindsay, Jam...
MICRO
1995
IEEE
125views Hardware» more  MICRO 1995»
9 years 1 months ago
Disjoint eager execution: an optimal form of speculative execution
Instruction Level Parallelism (ILP) speedups of an order-of-magnitude or greater may be possible using the techniques described herein. Traditional speculative code execution is t...
Augustus K. Uht, Vijay Sindagi, Kelley Hall
MICRO
1995
IEEE
140views Hardware» more  MICRO 1995»
9 years 1 months ago
A system level perspective on branch architecture performance
Accurate instruction fetch and branch prediction is increasingly important on today’s wide-issue architectures. Fetch prediction is the process of determining the next instructi...
Brad Calder, Dirk Grunwald, Joel S. Emer
ISCA
1995
IEEE
121views Hardware» more  ISCA 1995»
9 years 1 months ago
A Comparative Analysis of Schemes for Correlated Branch Prediction
Modern high-performance architectures require extremely accurate branch prediction to overcome the performance limitations of conditional branches. We present a framework that cat...
Cliff Young, Nicholas C. Gloy, Michael D. Smith
ISCA
1995
IEEE
109views Hardware» more  ISCA 1995»
9 years 1 months ago
Next Cache Line and Set Prediction
Accurate instruction fetch and branch prediction is increasingly important on today’s wide-issue architectures. Fetch prediction is the process of determining the next instructi...
Brad Calder, Dirk Grunwald
ISCA
1995
IEEE
110views Hardware» more  ISCA 1995»
9 years 1 months ago
Optimization of Instruction Fetch Mechanisms for High Issue Rates
Recent superscalar processors issue four instructions per cycle. These processors are also powered by highly-parallel superscalar cores. The potential performance can only be expl...
Thomas M. Conte, Kishore N. Menezes, Patrick M. Mi...
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