04084260 is referenced by 26 patents and cites 2 patents.

A method of and an apparatus for determining the best match, i.e., minimum Hamming distance, between a search word and a plurality of file words is disclosed. The method involves simultaneously comparing the search word to a file word and to a match word. If the comparison indicates that the file word is a better match than the match word, the file word becomes the match word and the next file word is compared to the new match word. The operation continues until all the file words have been operated upon such that the last match word becomes the best match word.

Title
Best match content addressable memory
Application Number
5/704860
Publication Number
4084260
Application Date
July 12, 1976
Publication Date
April 11, 1978
Inventor
Gerald Francis Sauter
St. Paul
MN, US
Leslie Matthew Jenson
St. Paul
MN, US
David Leslie Fleming
St. Paul
MN, US
Agent
Marshall M Truex
William E Cleaver
Kenneth T Grace
Assignee
Sperry Rand Corporation
NY, US
IPC
G11C 15/00
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