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A configurable cellular array is provided having a 2-dimensional array of cells in which each cell in the array has at least one input and output connection at least one bit wide to its neighbours. Each cell also has a programmable routing circuit to permit intercellular connections to be made. In one arrangement each cell contains a programmable function unit which includes a plurality of multiplexers. In a preferred arrangement the function unit and routing unit are programmable using associated Random Access Memory (RAM) areas within the cell. Each cell may be coupled to at least one global or array-crossing-signals so that all cells can be signalled simultaneously. The 2-dimensional array is rectangular and the intercell connections are orthogonal and are one bit wide.

Title
Configurable cellular array
Application Number
7/761835
Publication Number
5243238
Application Date
September 13, 1991
Publication Date
September 7, 1993
Inventor
Thomas A Kean
Edinburgh
GB
Agent
Greg T Sueoka
Assignee
Algotronix
GB
IPC
H03K 19/173
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