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Asynchronous Communication Scheme For Hypercube Computer
Author and Affiliation:
Madan, Herb S.(Caltech)
Abstract: Scheme devised for asynchronous-message communication system for Mark III hypercube concurrent-processor network. Network consists of up to 1,024 processing elements connected electrically as though were at corners of 10-dimensional cube. Each node contains two Motorola 68020 processors along with Motorola 68881 floating-point processor utilizing up to 4 megabytes of shared dynamic random-access memory. Scheme intended to support applications requiring passage of both polled or solicited and unsolicited messages.
Publication Date: Sep 01, 1988
Document ID:
19880000403
(Acquired Nov 04, 1995)
Accession Number: 88B10403
Subject Category: ELECTRONIC SYSTEMS
Report/Patent Number: NPO-16860
Document Type: NASA Tech Brief
Publication Information: NASA Tech Briefs (ISSN 0145-319X); 12; 8; P. 31
Publisher Information: United States
Financial Sponsor: NASA; United States
Organization Source: Jet Propulsion Lab., California Inst. of Tech.; Pasadena, CA, United States
Description: In English
Distribution Limits: Unclassified; Publicly available; Unlimited
Rights: No Copyright
NASA Terms: COMPUTER NETWORKS; CONCURRENT PROCESSING; PARALLEL PROCESSING (COMPUTERS)
Availability Source: National Technology Transfer Center (NTTC), Wheeling, WV
Availability Notes: Additional information available through: National Technology Transfer Center (NTTC), Wheeling, WV 26003, (Tel: 1-800-678-6882).
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