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Reduction of error effects in digital partitioning by error-correction coding
Author(s): Scott Adrian Ellett; Thomas F. Krile; John F. Walkup
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Paper Abstract

Analog optical matrix-vector multipliers (OMVMs) compute matrix-vector products rapidly due to the parallelism and high speed of optics. However, their low analog accuracy hinders their widespread application. Digital partitioning is a promising new technique for achieving high accuracy computations on analog OMVMs. One potential drawback of digital partitioning is its sensitivity to errors. The results presented here show how error-correcting codes can reduce this sensitivity to errors. Various computer simulation results are presented to show that a significant reduction of error can be obtained.

Paper Details

Date Published: 9 November 1993
PDF: 10 pages
Proc. SPIE 2026, Photonics for Processors, Neural Networks, and Memories, (9 November 1993); doi: 10.1117/12.163580
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Scott Adrian Ellett, Texas Tech Univ. (United States)
Thomas F. Krile, Texas Tech Univ. (United States)
John F. Walkup, Texas Tech Univ. (United States)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 2026:
Photonics for Processors, Neural Networks, and Memories
Stephen T. Kowel; William J. Miceli; Joseph L. Horner; Bahram Javidi; Stephen T. Kowel; William J. Miceli, Editor(s)

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