Monday, 17 December 2012

Associative Memory

By on 01:28

Associative Memory is also called as Content Addressable Memory because its memory unit is accessed by its content.Associative Memory is mostly used in Application.The disadvantage of this memory is that it is very costly as compared to RAM(Random Access Memory) but its storage area is good.

Block Diagram of Associative Memory:-

Block Diagram consists:-

1)Argument Register.
2)Key Register.
3)Array&Logic of Computer.
4)Match Register.

When a word is written in a Associative Memory then no address,name,relative position is given.
Associative memory is also capable to find the unused or empty location to store words.In Associative memory each cell has storage capability as well as logic circuit.

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