Branch prediction feeds a speculative execution processor core with instructions. Branch mispredictions are inevitable and have negative effects on performance and energy consumption. With the advent of highly accurate conditional branch predictors, nonconditional branch instructions are gaining importance.
|Journal||ACM Transactions on Architecture and Code Optimization|
|Publication status||Published - 01 Nov 2008|
ASJC Scopus subject areas
- Hardware and Architecture
- Information Systems