Memory Systems Book
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Memory Systems


  • Author : Bruce Jacob
  • Publisher : Morgan Kaufmann
  • Release Date : 2010-07-28
  • Genre: Computers
  • Pages : 900
  • ISBN 10 : 0080553842

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Memory Systems Book Description :

Is your memory hierarchy stopping your microprocessor from performing at the high level it should be? Memory Systems: Cache, DRAM, Disk shows you how to resolve this problem. The book tells you everything you need to know about the logical design and operation, physical design and operation, performance characteristics and resulting design trade-offs, and the energy consumption of modern memory hierarchies. You learn how to to tackle the challenging optimization problems that result from the side-effects that can appear at any point in the entire hierarchy. As a result you will be able to design and emulate the entire memory hierarchy. Understand all levels of the system hierarchy -Xcache, DRAM, and disk. Evaluate the system-level effects of all design choices. Model performance and energy consumption for each component in the memory hierarchy.

The Evolution of Memory Systems Book

The Evolution of Memory Systems


  • Author : Kim S. Graham
  • Publisher : Oxford University Press
  • Release Date : 2016-11-03
  • Genre:
  • Pages : 512
  • ISBN 10 : 9780199686438

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The Evolution of Memory Systems Book Description :

Current theories about human memory have been shaped by clinical observations and animal experiments. This doctrine holds that the medial temporal lobe subserves one memory system for explicit or declarative memories, while the basal ganglia subserves a separate memory system for implicit or procedural memories, including habits. Cortical areas outside the medial temporal lobe are said to function in perception, motor control, attention, or other aspects of executive function, but not in memory. 'The Evolution of Memory Systems' advances dramatically different ideas on all counts. It proposes that several memory systems arose during evolution and that they did so for the same general reason: to transcend problems and exploit opportunities encountered by specific ancestors at particular times and places in the distant past. Instead of classifying cortical areas in terms of mutually exclusive perception, executive, or memory functions, the authors show that all cortical areas contribute to memory and that they do so in their own ways-using specialized neural representations. The book also presents a proposal on the evolution of explicit memory. According to this idea, explicit (declarative) memory depends on interactions between a phylogenetically ancient navigation system and a representational system that evolved in humans to represent one's self and others. As a result, people embed representations of themselves into the events they experience and the facts they learn, which leads to the perception of participating in events and knowing facts. 'The Evolution of Memory Systems' is an important new work for students and researchers in neuroscience, psychology, and biology.

High Performance Memory Systems Book

High Performance Memory Systems


  • Author : Haldun Hadimioglu
  • Publisher : Springer Science & Business Media
  • Release Date : 2011-06-27
  • Genre: Computers
  • Pages : 297
  • ISBN 10 : 9781441989871

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High Performance Memory Systems Book Description :

The State of Memory Technology Over the past decade there has been rapid growth in the speed of micropro cessors. CPU speeds are approximately doubling every eighteen months, while main memory speed doubles about every ten years. The International Tech nology Roadmap for Semiconductors (ITRS) study suggests that memory will remain on its current growth path. The ITRS short-and long-term targets indicate continued scaling improvements at about the current rate by 2016. This translates to bit densities increasing at two times every two years until the introduction of 8 gigabit dynamic random access memory (DRAM) chips, after which densities will increase four times every five years. A similar growth pattern is forecast for other high-density chip areas and high-performance logic (e.g., microprocessors and application specific inte grated circuits (ASICs)). In the future, molecular devices, 64 gigabit DRAMs and 28 GHz clock signals are targeted. Although densities continue to grow, we still do not see significant advances that will improve memory speed. These trends have created a problem that has been labeled the Memory Wall or Memory Gap.

Innovations in the Memory System Book

Innovations in the Memory System


  • Author : Rajeev Balasubramonian
  • Publisher : Morgan & Claypool Publishers
  • Release Date : 2019-09-10
  • Genre: Computers
  • Pages : 151
  • ISBN 10 : 9781627059695

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Innovations in the Memory System Book Description :

This is a tour through recent and prominent works regarding new DRAM chip designs and technologies, near data processing approaches, new memory channel architectures, techniques to tolerate the overheads of refresh and fault tolerance, security attacks and mitigations, and memory scheduling. The memory system will soon be a hub for future innovation. While conventional memory systems focused primarily on high density, other memory system metrics like energy, security, and reliability are grabbing modern research headlines. With processor performance stagnating, it is also time to consider new programming models that move some application computations into the memory system. This, in turn, will lead to feature-rich memory systems with new interfaces. The past decade has seen a number of memory system innovations that point to this future where the memory system will be much more than dense rows of unintelligent bits.

Memory Systems and Pipelined Processors Book
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Memory Systems and Pipelined Processors


  • Author : Harvey G. Cragon
  • Publisher : Jones & Bartlett Learning
  • Release Date : 1996
  • Genre: Computers
  • Pages : 575
  • ISBN 10 : 0867204745

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Memory Systems and Pipelined Processors

Memory Systems 1994 Book

Memory Systems 1994


  • Author : University Daniel L Schacter, PhD
  • Publisher : MIT Press
  • Release Date : 1994
  • Genre: Psychology
  • Pages : 407
  • ISBN 10 : 0262193507

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Memory Systems 1994 Book Description :

Assembled by the prominent psychologists Daniel Schacter and Endel Tulving, the contributions in Memory Systems 1994 focus on the nature and number of memory systems in humans and animals. Together they present ideas from cognitive psychology, neuropsychology, and neuroscience in a review of intriguing experimental outcomes at the cutting edge of this domain, grappling, often passionately, with the behavioral and neuroanatomical composition of memory systems and subsystems. Chapters are revised versions of contributions that appeared in a special issue of the Journal of Cognitive Neuroscience. This book includes an integrated discussion of and cross-commentary on the earlier contributions.A Bradford Book

From Conditioning to Conscious Recollection Book

From Conditioning to Conscious Recollection


  • Author : Howard Eichenbaum
  • Publisher : Oxford University Press
  • Release Date : 2004-11-18
  • Genre: Medical
  • Pages : 600
  • ISBN 10 : 0198024703

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From Conditioning to Conscious Recollection Book Description :

This cutting-edge book offers a theoretical account of the evolution of multiple memory systems of the brain. The authors conceptualize these memory systems from both behavioral and neurobiological perspectives, guided by three related principles. First, that our understanding of a wide range of memory phenomena can be advanced by breaking down memory into multiple forms with different operating characteristics. Second, that different forms of memory representation are supported by distinct brain pathways with circuitry and neural coding properties. Third, that the contributions of different brain systems can be compared and contrasted by distinguishing between dedicated (or specific) and elaborate (or general) memory systems. A primary goal of this work is to relate the neurobiological properties of dedicated and elaborate systems to their neuropsychological counterparts, and in so doing, account for the phenomenology of memory, from conditioning to conscious recollection.

Intelligent Memory Systems Book

Intelligent Memory Systems


  • Author : Frederic T. Chong
  • Publisher : Springer
  • Release Date : 2003-06-29
  • Genre: Computers
  • Pages : 200
  • ISBN 10 : 9783540445708

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Intelligent Memory Systems Book Description :

We are pleased to present this collection of papers from the Second Workshop on Intelligent Memory Systems. Increasing die densities and inter chip communication costs continue to fuel interest in intelligent memory systems. Since the First Workshop on Mixing Logic and DRAM in 1997, technologies and systems for computation in memory have developed quickly. The focus of this workshop was to bring together researchers from academia and industry to discuss recent progress and future goals. The program committee selected 8 papers and 6 poster session abstracts from 29 submissions for inclusion in the workshop. Four to five members of the program committee reviewed each submission and their reviews were used to numerically rank them and guide the selection process. We believe that the resulting program is of the highest quality and interest possible. The selected papers cover a wide range of research topics such as circuit technology, processor and memory system architecture, compilers, operating systems, and applications. They also present a mix of mature projects, work in progress, and new research ideas. The workshop also included two invited talks. Dr. Subramanian Iyer (IBM Microelectronics) provided an overview of embedded memory technology and its potential. Dr. Mark Snir (IBM Research) presented the Blue Gene, an aggressive supercomputer system based on intelligent memory technology.

Memory Systems New and Old Book

Memory Systems New and Old


  • Author : A. E. Middleton
  • Publisher :
  • Release Date : 1888
  • Genre: Mnemonics
  • Pages : 143
  • ISBN 10 : UOM:39015068514523

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The Memory System Book

The Memory System


  • Author : Bruce Jacob
  • Publisher : Morgan & Claypool Publishers
  • Release Date : 2009-07-08
  • Genre: Computers
  • Pages : 77
  • ISBN 10 : 9781598295887

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The Memory System Book Description :

Today, computer-system optimization, at both the hardware and software levels, must consider the details of the memory system in its analysis; failing to do so yields systems that are increasingly inefficient as those systems become more complex. This lecture seeks to introduce the reader to the most important details of the memory system; it targets both computer scientists and computer engineers in industry and in academia. Roughly speaking, computer scientists are the users of the memory system and computer engineers are the designers of the memory system. Both can benefit tremendously from a basic understanding of how the memory system really works: the computer scientist will be better equipped to create algorithms that perform well and the computer engineer will be better equipped to design systems that approach the optimal, given the resource limitations. Currently, there is consensus among architecture researchers that the memory system is "the bottleneck," and this consensus has held for over a decade. Somewhat inexplicably, most of the research in the field is still directed toward improving the CPU to better tolerate a slow memory system, as opposed to addressing the weaknesses of the memory system directly. This lecture should get the bulk of the computer science and computer engineering population up the steep part of the learning curve. Not every CS/CE researcher/developer needs to do work in the memory system, but, just as a carpenter can do his job more efficiently if he knows a little of architecture, and an architect can do his job more efficiently if he knows a little of carpentry, giving the CS/CE worlds better intuition about the memory system should help them build better systems, both software and hardware. Table of Contents: Primers / It Must Be Modeled Accurately / ...\ and It Will Change Soon

Memory Systems Design and Applications Book

Memory Systems Design and Applications


  • Author : Dave Bursky
  • Publisher : Hayden
  • Release Date : 1980
  • Genre: Computer storage devices
  • Pages : 229
  • ISBN 10 : UOM:39015000509623

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Cache and Memory Hierarchy Design Book

Cache and Memory Hierarchy Design


  • Author : Steven A. Przybylski
  • Publisher : Morgan Kaufmann
  • Release Date : 1990
  • Genre: Computers
  • Pages : 223
  • ISBN 10 : 9781558601369

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Cache and Memory Hierarchy Design Book Description :

A widely read and authoritative book for hardware and software designers. This innovative book exposes the characteristics of performance-optimal single- and multi-level cache hierarchies by approaching the cache design process through the novel perspective of minimizing execution time.

The Development of Implicit and Explicit Memory Book

The Development of Implicit and Explicit Memory


  • Author : Carolyn K. Rovee-Collier
  • Publisher : John Benjamins Publishing
  • Release Date : 2001-01-01
  • Genre: Psychology
  • Pages : 322
  • ISBN 10 : 1556197241

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The Development of Implicit and Explicit Memory Book Description :

This is the only book that examines the theory and data on the development of implicit and explicit memory. It first describes the characteristics of implicit and explicit memory (including conscious recollection) and tasks used with adults to measure them. Next, it reviews the brain mechanisms thought to underlie implicit and explicit memory and the studies with amnesics that initially prompted the search for different neuroanatomically-based memory systems. Two chapters review the Jacksonian (first in, last out) principle and empirical evidence for the hierarchical appearance and dissolution of two memory systems in animal models (rats, nonhuman primates), children, and normal/amnesic adults. Two chapters examine memory tasks used with human infants and evidence of implicit and explicit memory during early infancy. Three final chapters consider structural and processing accounts of adult memory dissociations, their applicability to infant memory dissociations, and implications of infant data for current concepts of implicit and explicit memory. (Series B)