instruction-level parallelism


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instruction-level parallelism

Executing two or more instructions simultaneously in a computer-based device. Instruction-level parallelism (ILP) is dependent on the problem being solved; for example, graphics and video processing have a high degree of parallelism. See parallel computing, multithreading and multicore.
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In the past decade, by taking advantage of RISC architecture and advanced VLSI technology, computer designers were able to exploit more Instruction-Level Parallelism (ILP) by using deeper pipelines, wider issue rates and superscalar techniques.
[18] and [98]) also provided comparable estimates of instruction-level parallelism in software.
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