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Fast prototype of the optical broadcast interconnection neural network architecture
Author(s): Horacio Lamela; Marta Ruiz-Llata; David M. Cambre; Cardinal Warde
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Paper Abstract

This paper reports the recent steps to the attainment of a compact high-speed optoelectronic neuroprocessor based on an optical broadcast architecture. The optical broadcast architecture is composed of a set of electronic processing elements that work in parallel and whose input is introduced by means of an optical sequential broadcast interconnection. Because of the special characteristics of the architecture, that exploits electronics for computing and optics for communicating, it is readily scalable in number of neurons and speed. This paper focuses on the improvement of the optoelectronic system and electronic neuron design to increase operation speed with respect to previous prototype.

Paper Details

Date Published: 22 October 2004
PDF: 8 pages
Proc. SPIE 5557, Optical Information Systems II, (22 October 2004); doi: 10.1117/12.562927
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Horacio Lamela, Univ. Carlos III de Madrid (Spain)
Marta Ruiz-Llata, Univ. Carlos III de Madrid (Spain)
David M. Cambre, Univ. Carlos III de Madrid (Spain)
Cardinal Warde, Massachusetts Institute of Technology (United States)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 5557:
Optical Information Systems II
Bahram Javidi; Demetri Psaltis, Editor(s)

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