A Multimicroprocessor for Parallel Processing

  • G. Authie
  • D. El Baz
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We present a low cost efficient multimicroprocessor designed to study parallel algorithms like fixed point parallel algorithms or parallel algorithms for distributed systems control. This multiprocessor is a collection of 8 processors sharing a common memory. Its architecture presents some original features that guarantee data consistency and good efficiency. Experimental results are given for synchronous and asynchronous algorithms applied to the Dirichlet problem.


Parallel Algorithm Shared Memory Host Computer Distribute System Control Common Memory 


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© Plenum Press, New York 1986

Authors and Affiliations

  • G. Authie
    • 2
    • 1
  • D. El Baz
    • 2
  1. 1.Laboratoire d’Automatique et d’Analyse de SystemesC.N.R.S.Toulouse CedexFrance
  2. 2.Departement de Genie ElectriqueI.N.S.A.Toulouse CedexFrance

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