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Correlation-based optical numeric processors
Author(s): David Casasent
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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.

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Date Published: 1 December 1991
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Proc. SPIE 1563, Optical Enhancements to Computing Technology, (1 December 1991); doi: 10.1117/12.2321723
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David Casasent, Carnegie Mellon Univ. (United States)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 1563:
Optical Enhancements to Computing Technology
John A. Neff, Editor(s)

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