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Shared Instruction Buffer for Multiple Instruction Streams

IP.com Disclosure Number: IPCOM000052946D
Original Publication Date: 1981-Aug-01
Included in the Prior Art Database: 2005-Feb-12

Publishing Venue

IBM

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Authors:
Blount, FT Bullions, RJ Weinberger, A [+details]

Abstract

When instruction buffers are added for contingent processing of alternative instruction streams, hardware cost and circuit delay are held to acceptable levels by partial sharing of buffer storage between instruction streams.