Peter Peregrinus Ltd on behalf of the Institution of Electrical Engineers; London 1988; 243 pages; Index, references, diagrams.
Condition: Good+ black hardcover in Very Good glossy pictorial dustjacket; ex-college library stamps along textblock fore-edges, small scuffs on front boards; light shelfwear; binding is sound, pages are clean. Control Engineering Series.
Keywords: parallel processing, transputer, computer architectures, computers in the 1980s, computer architecture in the 1980s, parallel programming languages and software, INMOS transputer, VLSI architecture
Item DescriptionIncludes Sections on -- Parallel-processing Computer Architecture; Parallel-programming Languages and Software Architectures; OCCAM and the Transputer - Occam model of parallelism; occam structures in control; programming in occam; The Transputer Implementation of Occam;
TRANSPUTER APPLICATIONS - control applications of transputers; software fault tolerance in real-time systems; PWM invertor control using the INMOS transputer; the use of Transputer parallelism for the GMDH Identification algorithm
ALTERNATIVE ARCHITECTURES - the evolution of a parallel processing computer for flight control -- early experimental multi-processor system, AMPS 1 and 2 an F.C.S. with go-faster stripes, a fully digital system etc; Occam simulation of a systolic architecture for parallel Kalman filtering; PACE, a VLSI architecture.