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Author Mackie, S. ♦ Denker, J.S.
Source IEEE Xplore Digital Library
Content type Text
Publisher Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers, Inc. (IEEE)
File Format PDF
Copyright Year ©1988
Language English
Subject Domain (in DDC) Natural sciences & mathematics ♦ Physics ♦ Electricity & electronics ♦ Technology ♦ Engineering & allied operations ♦ Applied physics
Subject Keyword Pattern recognition ♦ Computer vision ♦ Memory ♦ Distributed computing ♦ Application software ♦ Computer aided instruction ♦ Neural networks ♦ Arithmetic ♦ Speech recognition ♦ Concurrent computing
Abstract A discussion is presented as to why special-purpose chips are needed for useful implementations of algorithms in such applications as pattern recognition and classification. The authors describe one design in particular, the key feature of which is simple arithmetic processors distributed among data storage to minimize data movement. The algorithm performed by the chip is mapped exactly into the silicon and is tailored to the application in a tradeoff of flexibility for speed. The mapping of the algorithm is such that there are never bus conflicts or memory sharing; this allows every computing element to operate at maximum efficiency.<<ETX>>
Description Author affiliation: AT&T Bell Labs., Holmdel, NJ, USA (Mackie, S.; Denker, J.S.)
Educational Role Student ♦ Teacher
Age Range above 22 year
Educational Use Research ♦ Reading
Education Level UG and PG
Learning Resource Type Article
Publisher Date 1988-05-16
Rights Holder Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers, Inc. (IEEE)
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Source: IEEE Xplore Digital Library