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« on: August 30, 2015, 07:26:34 am »
This idea is kinda like using the data portion of a pointer as a pointer itself.  And its in use on the internet today to match ip addresses or something,  I cant quite think of it.

http://www.csit-sun.pub.ro/courses/Masterat/Materiale_Suplimentare/CAM2006.pdf
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Re: CAM paper
« Reply #1 on: August 30, 2015, 09:56:01 am »
Hot off the theory plate->

Just imagine if you had this many bits of ram in your computer->
(its around a tri-google.)
179769313486231590772930519078900000000000000000000000
000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000
000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000
000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000
000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000
000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000
0000000000000

If you had that many bits, you could look up a 1024 bit word, the data being the address.

And have a really awesome pattern matching memory.   

a) write the virtual address space.
b) its down to the query system being able to produce n close matches with the exact matches, given so many queries in the entry word.

but its a tree based system, and you have to handle word entry into the spacial division,  so it becomes tricky, if you wanted adapting hardware... 
« Last Edit: August 30, 2015, 10:45:58 am by ranch vermin »
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