Issue No. 07 - July (1989 vol. 22)
DOI Bookmark: http://doi.ieeecomputersociety.org/10.1109/2.30732
<p>Content-addressable and associative processing systems are explained, and it is shown that such systems are commercially feasible. Content-based archiving and retrieving are compared with address-based storage methods. The principles, advantages and obstacles of content-addressable storage are examined and associative processing methods and architectures are described. Software for associative systems is also discussed.</p>
R. J. Duckworth and L. Chisvin, "Content-Addressable and Associative Memory: Alternatives to the Ubiquitous RAM," in Computer, vol. 22, no. , pp. 51-64, 1989.