SIMPil: An OE integrated SIMD architecture for focal plane processing applications
Focal plane processing applications present a growing computing need for portable telecomputing and videoputing systems. This paper demonstrates the integration of digital processing, analog interface circuitry, and thin film OE devices into a compact computing package. The SIMPil architecture provides a programmable, silicon efficient SIMD processor for effective execution of early image processing applications such as edge detection, convolution, and compression. Results from a demonstration SIMPil node are presented including its microarchitecture, and performance on image processing applications.
Cat, HH; Gentile, A; Eble, JC; Lee, M; Vendier, O; Joo, YJ; Wills, DS; Brooke, M; Jokerst, NM; Brown, AS
International Conference on Massively Parallel Processing Using Optical Interconnections (MPPOI), Proceedings
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