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Christopher J Tomlinson: Parallel access computer memory system employing a power-of-two memory modules. Burroughs Corporation, Leonard C Brenner, Mervyn L Young, Kevin R Petersen, August 23, 1983: US04400768 (49 worldwide citation)

In a parallel data processing system architecture capable of processing in parallel a plurality of data elements from a linear vector stored in a memory module array having in number a power-of-two memory modules, a high degree of conflict-free access to the stored linear vector data elements is ach ...


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David L Isaman, Ronald S Perloff, Christopher J Tomlinson: Method of efficiently and simultaneously transmitting both isochronous and nonisochronous data in a computer network. Burroughs Corporation, Charles J Fassbender, Kevin R Peterson, October 22, 1985: US04549292 (30 worldwide citation)

A method of transmitting isochronous and nonisochronous data through a computer network in which a plurality of stations have respective input and output ports that are serially coupled together to form a loop includes the steps of: transmitting data characters of a nonisochronous frame from a first ...


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Howard H Green, Christopher J Tomlinson: Method of synchronizing the sequence by which a variety of randomly called unrelated activities are executed in a digital processor. Burroughs Corporation, Charles J Fassbender, Kevin R Peterson, February 24, 1987: US04646231 (30 worldwide citation)

A method of synchronizing the sequence by which a variety of unrelated activities are executed in a digital processor when the activities are randomly called by multiple callers includes the steps of: providing a single processor queue for holding respective pointers to each different kind of activi ...


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Christopher J Tomlinson, Howard H Green: Method of performing a sequence of related activities via multiple asynchronously intercoupled digital processors. Burroughs Corporation, Charles J Fassbender, Kevin R Peterson, January 14, 1986: US04564901 (25 worldwide citation)

A method of performing a sequence of related activities in multiple digital processors includes the steps of: executing a portion of a first activity of the sequence in a first processor and then executing an INTERPROCESSOR CALL instruction to a second activity in a second processor; suspending exec ...


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Howard H Green, Christopher J Tomlinson: Method of executing called activities via depictor-linked low level language microcode, hardware logic, and high level language commands; and apparatus for same. UNISYS Corporation, August 29, 1989: US04862351 (9 worldwide citation)

A method of operating a data processing system includes the steps of: executing one high level language software program until an instruction is encountered which calls an activity; sensing whether said encountered instruction is linked to the activity which it calls by a first type or a second type ...