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Branch predication
also called Predicate

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  1. a strategy in computer architecture design for mitigating the costs usually associated with conditional branches, particularly branches to short sections of code

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  2. does this by allowing each instruction to conditionally either perform an operation or do nothing

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  3. (computer programming), a choice to execute or not to execute a given instruction based on the content of a machine register

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  4. Because computer programs respond to a user, there is no way around the fact that portions of a program need to be executed conditionally

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  5. The main purpose of predication is to avoid jumps over very small sections of program code, increasing the effectiveness of pipelined execution and avoiding problems with the cache

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