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A self-optimising coprocessor model for portable parallel image processing

  • D Crookes
  • T J Brown
  • Y Dong
  • G McAleese
  • P J Morrow
  • D K Roantree
  • I T A Spence
Workshop 08+09+10 Parallel Image/Video Processing and Computer Arithmetic
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 1124)

Abstract

This paper describes an approach taken to achieve both portability and efficiency in the context of image processing. It outlines the EPIC architecture (Extensible Parallel Image Coprocessor), an image processing-specific software architecture capable of efficient implementation on a range of parallel machines. EPIC is currently being implemented using a network of C40 processors.

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© Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg 1996

Authors and Affiliations

  • D Crookes
    • 1
  • T J Brown
    • 1
  • Y Dong
    • 1
  • G McAleese
    • 2
  • P J Morrow
    • 2
  • D K Roantree
    • 2
  • I T A Spence
    • 1
  1. 1.Department of Computer ScienceQueen's University BelfastBelfastUK
  2. 2.Department of Computing ScienceUniversity of UlsterColeraineUK

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