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Robert J Gove, Keith Balmer, Nicholas K Ing Simmons, Karl M Guttag: Multi-processor reconfigurable in single instruction multiple data (SIMD) and multiple instruction multiple data (MIMD) modes and method of operation. Texas Instruments Incorporated, Robert D Marshall Jr, James C Kesterson, Richard L Donaldson, May 18, 1993: US05212777 (375 worldwide citation)

There is disclosed a multiprocessor system arranged, in one embodiment, as an image and graphics processor. The processor is structured with several individual processors all having communication links to several memories without restriction. A crossbar switch serves to establish the processor memor ...


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Nicholas K Ing Simmons, Karl M Guttag, Robert J Gove, Keith Balmer: Dual mode SIMD/MIMD processor providing reuse of MIMD instruction memories as data memories when operating in SIMD mode. Texas Instruments Incorporated, Robert D Marshall Jr, James C Kesterson, Richard L Donaldson, August 24, 1993: US05239654 (281 worldwide citation)

A multi-processor system and method arranged, in one embodiment, as an image and graphics processor. The multiprocessor system includes several individual processors all having communication links to several memories. Additional instruction memories are dedicated individually as cache memories to pa ...


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Robert J Gove, Karl M Guttag, Keith Balmer, Nicholas K Ing Simmons: Multi-processor with crossbar link of processors and memories and method of operation. Texas Instruments Incorporated, Robert D Marshall Jr, James C Kesterson, Richard L Donaldson, November 28, 1995: US05471592 (280 worldwide citation)

There is disclosed a multiprocessor system and method arranged, in one embodiment, as an image and graphics processor. The processor is structured with several individual processors all having communication links to several memories without restriction. A crossbar switch serves to establish the proc ...


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Robert J Gove, Keith Balmer, Nicholas K Ing Simmons, Karl M Guttag: Reconfigurable SIMD/MIMD processor using switch matrix to allow access to a parameter memory by any of the plurality of processors. Texas Instruments Incorporated, Robert D Marshall Jr, James C Kesterson, Richard L Donaldson, March 18, 1997: US05613146 (218 worldwide citation)

There is disclosed a multiprocessor system and method arranged, in one embodiment, as an image and graphics processor. The processor is structured with several individual processors all having communication links to several memories without restriction. A crossbar switch serves to establish the proc ...


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Robert J Gove, Keith Balmer, Nicholas K Ing Simmons, Karl M Guttag: Reconfigurable multi-processor operating in SIMD mode with one processor fetching instructions for use by remaining processors. Texas Instruments Incorporated, Robert D Marshall Jr, James C Kesterson, Richard L Donaldson, May 28, 1996: US05522083 (206 worldwide citation)

There is disclosed a multiprocessor system and method arranged, in one embodiment, as an image and graphics processor. The processor is structured with several individual processors all having communication links to several memories without restriction. A crossbar switch serves to establish the proc ...


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Keith Balmer, Nicholas K Ing Simmons, Karl M Guttag, Robert J Gove: Switch matrix having integrated crosspoint logic and method of operation. Robert D Marshall Jr, James C Kesterson, Richard L Donalddson, July 6, 1993: US05226125 (164 worldwide citation)

There is disclosed a switch matrix and operational method relying upon a high degree of operational logic at each matrix crosspoint. In one embodiment, the switch is used in a multiprocessor system arranged as an image and graphics processor. The processor is structured with several individual proce ...


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Andrew Heilveil, Jerry R VanAken, Karl M Guttag, Donald J Redwine, Raymond Pinkham, Mark F Novak: Video display system using memory with parallel and serial access employing serial shift registers selected by column address. Texas Instruments Incorporated, Rodney M Anderson, James T Comfort, Melvin Sharp, May 24, 1988: US04747081 (163 worldwide citation)

In a video-type computer system and the like, an improved memory circuit is provided for adapting the system to CRT screens having different resolutions. The memory circuit includes a bit-mapped RAM unit or chip having sufficient cells to accommodate any CRT screen sought to be used, and also a shif ...


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Mark F Novak, Karl M Guttag: Random/serial access mode selection circuit for a video memory system. Texas Instruments Incorporated, John G Graham, Rodney M Anderson, May 5, 1987: US04663735 (160 worldwide citation)

In a video computer system, an improved memory circuit is provided which is effective for delivering stored data only at appropriate instances, and which is also simpler and more reliable in design. In particular, the system preferably includes a bit-mapped RAM circuit which assumes a serial mode in ...


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Robert J Gove, Keith Balmer, Nicholas K Ing Simmons, Karl M Guttag: Multi-processor having control over synchronization of processors in mind mode and method of operation. Texas Instruments Incorporated, Robert D Marshall Jr, James C Kesterson, Richard L Donaldson, December 6, 1994: US05371896 (157 worldwide citation)

There is disclosed a multiprocessor system arranged, in one embodiment, as an image and graphics processor. The processor is structured with several individual processors all having communication links to several memories without restriction. A crossbar switch serves to establish the processor memor ...