Patent Number: 7,085,920

Title: Branch prediction method, arithmetic and logic unit, and information processing apparatus for performing brach prediction at the time of occurrence of a branch instruction

Abstract: A branch prediction method including determining branch prediction data indicating a state of branch prediction according to whether a branch is actually made, performing branch prediction according to the branch prediction data, and correcting the branch prediction data according to whether the branch is actually made.

Inventors: Yoshimi; Koichi (Kawasaki, JP)

Assignee: Fujitsu Limited

International Classification: G06F 9/44 (20060101)

Expiration Date: 8/01/02018