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Alfred C Hartmann: Dynamically reconfigurable logic networks interconnected by fall-through FIFOs for flexible pipeline processing in a system-on-a-chip. Advanced Micro Devices, Robert C Kowert, Jeffrey C Hood, Conley Rose & Tayon P C, August 1, 2000: US06096091 (174 worldwide citation)

An integrated circuit comprising a plurality of reconfigurable logic networks, one or more buffers, a configuration control network, and an embedded processor, all comprised as an integral part of the integrated circuit, and a method of operation of the integrated circuit. One or more of the buffers ...


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Alfred C Hartmann, Carl K Wakeland: Communication traffic circle system and method for performing packet conversion and routing between different packet formats including an instruction field. Advanced Micro Devices, Jeffrey C Hood, Louis H Iselin, Conley Rose & Tayon PC, April 4, 2000: US06047002 (108 worldwide citation)

A communication system which includes more efficient packet conversion and routing for improved performance and simplified operation. The communication system includes one or more inputs for receiving packet data and one or more outputs for providing packet data. In one embodiment, the present inven ...


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Alfred C Hartmann: Data transfer network on a chip utilizing a multiple traffic circle topology. Advanced Micro Devices, Jeffrey C Hood, Louis H Iselin, Conley Rose & Tayon, June 1, 1999: US05908468 (68 worldwide citation)

A computer chip includes a plurality of modules interconnected in an on-chip data transfer network configured in a circular topology to form preferably a plurality of traffic circles. The various modules may be processors, memories and/or hybrids and may include, or be coupled through, a communicati ...


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Clint H O Connor, Alfred C Hartmann: System and method for strategic power reduction in a computer system. Dell Products, Baker Botts L, January 29, 2008: US07325050 (48 worldwide citation)

A system and method are provided for strategic power reduction in a computer system. The system and method includes a plurality of processing resources that process data. Associated with the processing resources are a plurality of power supplies that provide power for the processing resources. A res ...


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Clint H O Conner, Alfred C Hartmann, Keith R Abell: System and method for strategic power supply sequencing in a computer system with multiple processing resources and multiple power supplies. Dell Products, Baker Botts L, February 26, 2008: US07337333 (40 worldwide citation)

A system and method are provided for strategic power supply sequencing in a computer system. The system and method includes a plurality of processing resources that process data and a plurality of power supplies that provide power for the processing resources. A power management engine adjusts the p ...


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Gary M Godfrey, Alfred C Hartmann: Data transfer network on a computer chip using a re-configurable path multiple ring topology. Advanced Micro Devices, Conley Rose & Tayon PC, July 24, 2001: US06266797 (38 worldwide citation)

A computer chip including a data transfer network. The data transfer network comprises a plurality of communication ports and a plurality of modules. Each of the communication ports is directly connected to two or more other communication ports, and each of the communication ports is operable to com ...


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Gary M Godfrey, J Andrew Lambrecht, Alfred C Hartmann: Data transfer network on a computer chip utilizing combined bus and ring topologies. Advanced Micro Devices, Jeffrey C Hood, Louis H Iselin, Conley Rose & Tayon P C, August 29, 2000: US06111859 (35 worldwide citation)

A computer chip includes a data transfer network. The data transfer network comprises a backbone bus, a plurality of communication ports and a plurality of devices or modules each coupled to the backbone bus. Each of the devices includes or is coupled to one or more communication ports. Some of comm ...


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Alfred C Hartmann: Data transfer network on a chip utilizing a mesh of rings topology. Advanced Micro Devices, Jeffrey C Hood, Louis H Iselin, Conley Rose & Tayon, October 26, 1999: US05974487 (31 worldwide citation)

A computer chip includes a plurality of modules interconnected in an on-chip data transfer network configured in a mesh or ring of rings topology. The data transfer network includes links or buses, and switchpoints. The links or buses are configured in a ring topology as a mesh or ring of rings with ...


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Alfred C Hartmann: Flexible buffering scheme for inter-module on-chip communications. Advanced Micro Devices, Jeffrey C Hood, Eric A Stephenson, Gonley Rose & Tayon P C, January 25, 2000: US06018782 (30 worldwide citation)

A single chip integrated circuit comprises a plurality of modules interconnected in an on-chip network. The modules are processors or memory devices or hybrids. An inter-module link provides an electrical path for data communication among the modules. The modules are connected to the inter-module li ...


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J Andrew Lambrecht, Alfred C Hartmann, Gary M Godrey: Object oriented on-chip messaging. Advanced Micro Devices, Jeffrey C Hood, Meyertons Hood Kivlin Kowert & Goetzel P C, April 15, 2003: US06549954 (24 worldwide citation)

A system and method that operate on data in a communication system. The system comprises a communication network for routing objects that include data and a tag and comprised of processing modules for processing the data included in the objects and routing nodes that are operable to route the object ...