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A Real-Time Image Processing Using Optically-Connected 3-D VLSI Architecture
Author(s): Tadashi Ae; Satoshi Fujita
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Paper Abstract

Three-dimensional VLSI ( in short, 3-D VLSI ) is a new device technology that is expected to realize high performance systems. In this paper, we propose an image processing architecture based on 3-D VLSI, which consists of optically-connected layers. Since the optical inter-layer connection seems to have a kind of useful functions due to isotropic radiation of the light, we algebraicly formulate them as the picture processing operators. As is described later, those operators are available for applications such as template matching. The availability of proposed template matching algorithm is also verified by simulation.

Paper Details

Date Published: 14 October 1987
PDF: 8 pages
Proc. SPIE 0804, Advances in Image Processing, (14 October 1987); doi: 10.1117/12.941298
Show Author Affiliations
Tadashi Ae, Hiroshima University (Japan)
Satoshi Fujita, Hiroshima University (Japan)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 0804:
Advances in Image Processing
Andre J. Oosterlinck; Andrew G. Tescher, Editor(s)

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