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Close coupling of a multiple-instruction-multiple-data (MIMD) system to a MAXbus pipeline: the Kiwivision MTM multitransputer architecture
Author(s): Roger S. Clist; Robert J. Valkenburg
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Paper Abstract

This paper describes the Kiwivision Multi-Transputer Module which has been developed at Industrial Research Limited. It is a MIMD architecture which is tightly coupled to external hardware compatible to the MAXbus pipeline standard. The features of Kiwivision are described with particular emphasis given to its inter-processor connectivity and data handling abilities. An implementation of the 2D fast Fourier Transform is used to illustrate the data movement strengths of the design.

Paper Details

Date Published: 3 October 1994
PDF: 9 pages
Proc. SPIE 2347, Machine Vision Applications, Architectures, and Systems Integration III, (3 October 1994); doi: 10.1117/12.188723
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Roger S. Clist, Industrial Research Ltd. (New Zealand)
Robert J. Valkenburg, Industrial Research Ltd. (New Zealand)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 2347:
Machine Vision Applications, Architectures, and Systems Integration III
Bruce G. Batchelor; Susan Snell Solomon; Frederick M. Waltz, Editor(s)

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