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A Benchmark Of Two Parallel Computers: Experiments With Three Machine Vision Problems
Author(s): Tapio Seppanen; Vesa Vuohtoniemi; Matti Pietikainen
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Paper Abstract

A benchmark was carried out to explore the differences in the speed-up behavior of two multiprocessors, a shared memory computer (Butterfly Parallel Processor, BPP) and a distributed memory computer (HATHI-2). Three vision problems were used in the tests: an algorithm for border tracking, a generalized Hough transform and a matching of attributed relational graphs. The results indicate that the HATHI-2 outperforms the BPP if the parallel program does not contain very intensive communication bursts.

Paper Details

Date Published: 1 March 1990
PDF: 12 pages
Proc. SPIE 1193, Intelligent Robots and Computer Vision VIII: Systems and Applications, (1 March 1990); doi: 10.1117/12.969831
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Tapio Seppanen, University of Oulu (Finland)
Vesa Vuohtoniemi, University of Oulu (Finland)
Matti Pietikainen, University of Oulu (Finland)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 1193:
Intelligent Robots and Computer Vision VIII: Systems and Applications
Bruce G. Batchelor, Editor(s)

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