OPTIMAL AND BROADCASTING PROCESSOR ARRAYS.

Philip S. Liu

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Abstract

For a large problem size and limited silicon area, the problem can be partitioned into smaller subproblems which can be individually computed by an optimal processor array of the same size. With the same amount of silicon area and external I/O bandwidth, a second array can also be designed with smaller PEs (processing elements), resulting in an array of many more PEs. Each PE will take a longer time to produce a result. However, a large problem may now be handled by the second array without partitioning the problem. Using data broadcasting, the computation time of the second array can equal that of the first array. Architecture and implementation tradeoffs between the two approaches are examined.

Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationUnknown Host Publication Title
EditorsMalcolm L. Heimer, Donald J. Larnard, Miami Florida Int Univ
Place of PublicationNew York, NY, USA
PublisherIEEE
Pages212-216
Number of pages5
StatePublished - Dec 1 1987

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Liu, P. S. (1987). OPTIMAL AND BROADCASTING PROCESSOR ARRAYS. In M. L. Heimer, D. J. Larnard, & M. Florida Int Univ (Eds.), Unknown Host Publication Title (pp. 212-216). IEEE.