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John D Bunda, Arturo Martin de Nicolas: Method for improved bit scan by locating a set bit within a nonzero data entity. IP First L L C, Richard K Huffman, James W Huffman, August 15, 2000: US06105032 (8 worldwide citation)

A method for improving the execution of significant bit scans on a data entity in a computer system is provided. The data entity is examined in a number of iterations equal to the base two logarithm of the size of the data entity in bits, N. Initially, half of the data entity is examined to determin ...


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G Glenn Henry, Terry Parks, Rodney E Hooker, John D Bunda, Brent Bean: Uncore microcode ROM. VIA TECHNOLOGIES, E Alan Davis, Eric W Cernyar, James W Huffman, November 1, 2016: US09483263

A microprocessor includes a plurality of processing cores each comprises a corresponding memory physically located inside the core and readable by the core but not readable by the other cores (“core memory”). The microprocessor also includes a memory physically located outside all of the cores and r ...


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Rodney E Hooker, Terry Parks, John D Bunda: Fractional use of prediction history storage for operating system routines. VIA ALLIANCE SEMICONDUCTOR, McClure Qualey & Rodack, February 13, 2018: US09891918

A microprocessor includes a predicting unit having storage for holding a prediction history of characteristics of instructions previously executed by the microprocessor. The predicting unit accumulates the prediction history and uses the prediction history to make predictions related to subsequent i ...


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BRENT BEAN, TERRY PARKS, G GLENN HENRY, RODNEY E HOOKER, JOHN D BUNDA: [ZH] 微处理器、集成电路与提供微码指令储存空间的方法, [EN] Microprocessor, integrated circuit, computer program product, and method for providing microcode instruction storage. VIA TECHNOLOGIES, liang hui tian jingyi, May 13, 2015: CN133673317

[EN] A microprocessor includes a plurality of processing cores each comprises a corresponding memory physically located inside the core and readable by the core but not readable by the other cores (core memory). The microprocessor also includes a memory physically located outside all of the cores an ...