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Single-stage optical numeric symbolic substitution
Author(s): David P. Casasent; Paul Woodford
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Paper Abstract

We discuss our cascaded correlator-based optical numeric processor and its projected performance (our goal is a numeric processor and not a general-purpose optical processor). We use symbolic substitution (for parallelism on long words and arrays of words), the modified signed-digit number representation (for speed, i.e. reduced carries), and a new encoding and substitution architecture to improve performance.

Paper Details

Date Published: 12 July 1993
PDF: 8 pages
Proc. SPIE 1806, Optical Computing, (12 July 1993); doi: 10.1117/12.147864
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David P. Casasent, Carnegie Mellon Univ. (United States)
Paul Woodford, Carnegie Mellon Univ. (United States)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 1806:
Optical Computing

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