CIM100x: Computation in-Memory Architecture Based on Resistive Devices

Conference: CNNA 2016 - 15th International Workshop on Cellular Nanoscale Networks and their Applications
08/23/2016 - 08/25/2016 at Dresden, Deutschland

Proceedings: CNNA 2016

Pages: 2Language: englishTyp: PDF

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Hamdioui, Said; Taouil, Mottaqiallah; Du Nguyen, Hoang Anh; Haron, Adib; Xie, Lei; Bertels, Koen (Computer Engineering, Delft University of Technology, the Netherlands)

In this paper, we briefly discuss a new proposed architecture, Computation-In-Memory (CIM) architecture, that targets specifically data-intensive applications. The architecture consists of the interwoven placement of computing and storage units, which are physically tightly integrated together inside a non-volatile memristor crossbar. The architecture has the potential of improving the energy-delay product, computing efficiency and performance per area by at least two orders of magnitude with respect to conventional CMOS architectures.