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FAQ & FQA about Xputers

Introduction
The Impact of Xputers
Software-Only Speed-up to Real-Time Operation

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FAQ (frequently answered questions) about Xputers (1)

What is an Xputer?
The Xputer: is it a Transputer?
The Xputer: is it a data flow machine?
What is the main difference to the von Neumann machine?
Why ist the Xputer paradigm more general than von Neumann?
What is a soft machine?
Why soft machines?
Why is von Neumann bad for soft machines?

FAQ (frequently answered questions) about Xputers (2)

Several sequencers in one machine?
What is a Map-oriented Machine (MoM)?
What is the Kress Machine?

FAQ (frequently answered questions) about Xputers (3)

Hardware/Software Co-Design and Xputers
Custom Computing Machines and Xputers
Application-specific Processors and Xputers
ASIPs and Xputers
Xputer Applications
The Xputer: more than just a General Purpose
Accelerators

Frequently questioned Answers about Xputers:

Speed-up Factors by Xputers
Why Xputers are more powerful than Software to Hardware Migration
Optimizing Compilation Techniques for Xputers
Xputers and the Memory Communication Gap

The Kress ALU Array

FPAA - field-programmable ALU Array
The Kress Array
Kress Array Technology Mapping
Simplitity of the Kress Approach
FPAA Literature

All about Data Sequencers

Data Sequencers and Scan Patterns
Systematic Programming of Scan Patterns
The Smart Memory Interface (SMIF)
Instruction Level Parallelism by Compound Scan Patterns
The Generic Address Generator (GAG)
Acceleration by GAG Data Sequencer use

The History of the Xputer Lab

Thou shalt not propose things really new!
You don't get grants, if you propose something really new
Should we have asked Dan Gajski?
Acceptance is growing
History of Xputers (Evolution of Xputers)

What's new ?

Forthcoming Books on Xputers


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