Branch Tail

In Computer Architecture , While Branch predictions Tail branch  [1]  takes place. When Branch Predictor predicts the branch is taken or not.

Branch tail consists 2 values ​​only.  Taken  or  Not Taken  .

Branch queue helps other algorithms to increase parallelism and optimization. It is not software implemented or hardware one, it falls under hardware software co-design.


  1. Jump up^   Sheikh, R .; Tuck, J .; Rotenberg, E. (2015-08-01). “Control-Flow Decoupling: An Approach for Timely, Non-Speculative Branching” .  IEEE Transactions on Computers  .  64  (8): 2182-2203. doi : 10.1109 / TC.2014.2361526 . ISSN  0018-9340 .

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