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A Virtual-Time Operating-System Shell For A Hypercube In Robotics Applications
Author(s): J. R. Einstein; J. Barhen; D. Jefferson
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Paper Abstract

Hypercube multiprocessors possess many attributes advantageous for autonomous, intelligent robots which operate in time-critical fashion in hostile environments. However, their message-passing architecture presents certain dif-ficulties in rapid changes of plans in response to unpredictable events in the environment. The status of a "virtual-time" operating-system shell, providing functions which facilitate such responses, is described.

Paper Details

Date Published: 27 March 1987
PDF: 7 pages
Proc. SPIE 0726, Intelligent Robots and Computer Vision V, (27 March 1987); doi: 10.1117/12.937757
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J. R. Einstein, Oak Ridge National Laboratory (United States)
J. Barhen, Oak Ridge National Laboratory (United States)
D. Jefferson, University of California Los Angeles (United States)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 0726:
Intelligent Robots and Computer Vision V
David P. Casasent, Editor(s)

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