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Optical interconnects in a multicomputer environment
Author(s): Edward E. E. Frietman; A. C.M. De Vette; L. Dekker; Lambis Tassakos
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Paper Abstract

The Deift Parallel Process, based on a multi-computer architecture and constructed with a Multi-Broadcast Interconnection topology, is a 16 processing no&s Multiple Instruction stream, Multiple Data stream computer developed at the Deift University of Technology in 1977 to evaluate software algorithms, architectures and interconnection topologies experimentally. The Processing Elements in the nodes, containing Weitek Floating Point Multiplier/ALU combinations, are going to be interconnected in a full parallel Electro-Optic Communication System. The Routing Elements, containing Transputers, are linked by an optical reconfigurable network, which enables a simultaneous communication between all the REs.

Paper Details

Date Published: 1 August 1990
PDF: 8 pages
Proc. SPIE 1281, Optical Interconnections and Networks, (1 August 1990); doi: 10.1117/12.20677
Show Author Affiliations
Edward E. E. Frietman, Delft Univ. of Technology (Netherlands)
A. C.M. De Vette, Delft Univ. of Technology (Netherlands)
L. Dekker, Delft Univ. of Technology (Netherlands)
Lambis Tassakos, Parallel Systems Technology Ltd. (Germany)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 1281:
Optical Interconnections and Networks
Hartmut Bartelt, Editor(s)

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