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A multiprocessor architecture using a circulating memory

  • Marie-Paule Lecouffe
New Architectures
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 123)

Abstract

This paper presents the architecture of a parallel processor based on a structuration of programs into modules called blocks. A data flow control is used at the block level. Utilization of special operation introduce a dynamic behaviour at the execution level.

An implementation of the system is proposed using conventional microprocessors and a ring of circulating memory as a memory shared by all the processors. The interface between the processors and the ring is then described.

Keywords

Execution Time Shared Memory Local Memory Exchange Unit Empty Slot 
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© Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg 1981

Authors and Affiliations

  • Marie-Paule Lecouffe
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  1. 1.Université de Lille I U.E.R. d'IEEA - InformatiqueVilleneuve D'Ascq CedexFrance

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