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Issue No. 03 - May/June (1992 vol. 12)
ISSN: 0272-1732
pp: 56-66
ABSTRACT
<p>The various methods of connecting multiple content-addressable memory (CAM) devices to form a memory system of larger dimensions are surveyed. They include daisy-chaining CAMs to increase the number of elements and possibly using carry-lookahead logic to increase the cascade. To increase the data size, one can replicate the labels in distinct CAMs, use the data storage available in a primary CAM to index a secondary CAM/RAM (read-only memory), or reduce redundancy in labels. To increase the label size, one can use an element cascade with or without a shift register, a master-slave cascade, or a trie cascade. One of the methods examined for increasing the label size is a new trie cascade approach.</p>
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"Cascading Content-Addressable Memories", IEEE Micro, vol. 12, no. , pp. 56-66, May/June 1992, doi:10.1109/40.141603
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