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Kazuo Katsuki, Donald J Sauer, Danny Chin: Bus structure for multiprocessor system having separated processor section and control/memory section. Nippon Sheet Glass, Ratner & Prestia, December 3, 1996: US05581767 (187 worldwide citation)

The processor section comprises a matrix-line layout of processor units; each processor unit combined with adjacent processor units in row and column direction by means of IPC buses, which are two-way buses. The control/memory section comprises arrays of control/memory units corresponding one-to-one ...


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Danny Chin, Donald J Sauer, Dietrich Meyerhofer, Kazuo Katsuki: Parallel digital processing system using optical interconnection between control sections and data processing sections. Nippon Sheet Glass, Ratner & Prestia, March 5, 1996: US05497465 (59 worldwide citation)

MIMD and pipeline processing is executed by entering data and control signals into processing chips in the form of optical signals, and entering multi-bit information (data and control signals) in parallel and at high speed on the basis of non-coherence of light beams. The efficiency of MIMD process ...


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Kazuo Katsuki, John C Connolly, Thomas T Hitch, Robert R Demers: Chip package with microlens array. Nippon Sheet Glass, Ratner & Prestia, October 25, 1994: US05359208 (24 worldwide citation)

A chip package for an IC chip having at least an optical-signal input or output section comprises a container-like chip carrier for carrying the IC chip, a sealing cover bonded to the chip carrier and having a window for the optical-signal section, and a connector plate holding a plurality of optica ...


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Norman A Peppers, James R Young, Gerald A Pierce, Hisami Nishi, Kazuo Katsuki: Apparatus for preprocessing of character recognition. Nippon Sheet Glass, Woodcock Washburn Kurtz Mackiewicz & Norris, February 28, 1989: US04809344 (18 worldwide citation)

In an apparatus for preprocessing of character recognition so as to obtain data necessary for character recognition, page segmentation is performed by simultaneously extracting a plurality of features, separation between lines, separation between characters, and separation between the lines and the ...


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Kazuo Katsuki, Norman A Peppers, James R Young, Gerald A Pierce, Hisami Nishi: Image recognition apparatus. Nippon Sheet Glass, Woodcock Washburn Kurtz Mackiewicz & Norris, September 4, 1990: US04955060 (15 worldwide citation)

In an image recognition apparatus for identifying an input image such as a character, any other graphic pattern or the like by comparing the input image with a plurality of reference image, an optical image recognition means simultaneously performs image information detection processing of a plurali ...


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Gregory K Myers, Norman A Peppers, James R Young, Kazuo Katsuki: Matrix-vector multiplication apparatus. Nippon Sheet Glass, Woodcock Washburn Kurtz Mackiewicz & Norris, June 26, 1990: US04937776 (15 worldwide citation)

A matrix operation apparatus for performing a matrix operation at high speed and in a wide dynamic range, i.e., high precision, wherein an input vector is displayed with radiance of pixels, a display image is replicated through an optical system, component multiplications and partial summing between ...


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Kazuo Katsuki, Kazuo Shibaoka, Shunji Ohnishi, Takao Miwa: Laminated panel. Nippon Sheet Glass, Wenderoth Lind & Ponack, January 24, 1984: US04427743 (14 worldwide citation)

A laminated panel composed of a plastic sheet and a glass sheet bonded to each other through an adhesive layer having a thickness of not more than about 200 microns and composed of a thermoplastic resin having a softening point of less than about 100.degree. C., containing substantially no plasticiz ...


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Norman A Peppers, James R Young, Hisami Nishi, Hiroshi Ueno, Kazuo Katsuki: Lines and characters separation apparatus. Nippon Sheet Glass, Woodcock Washburn Kurtz Mackiewicz & Norris, May 2, 1989: US04827529 (9 worldwide citation)

In a lines and character separation apparatus for separating lines and characters in a document page, the separation being a step in pattern recognition, images are multiplied from one area within the page, a plurality of photosensor arrays are used which have different alignment directions of plura ...


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Gregory K Myers, Norman A Peppers, James R Young, Kazuo Katsuki: Matrix-vector multiplication apparatus. Nippon Sheet Glass, Woodcock Washburn Kurtz Mackiewicz & Norris, March 24, 1992: US05099448 (8 worldwide citation)

A matrix-vector multiplication apparatus for performing a matrix operation at high speed and in a wide dynamic range, i.e., high precision, wherein an input vector is displayed with radiance of pixels, a display image is replicated into many images through an optical system. Component multiplication ...


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Norman A Peppers, James R Young, Gerald A Pierce, Kazuo Katsuki, Shuhei Tanaka: Simultaneous projection feature analysis apparatus. Nippon Sheet Glass, Woodcock Washburn Kurtz Mackiewicz & Norris, July 4, 1989: US04845766 (7 worldwide citation)

In an apparatus for serially performing simultaneous feature processing and similarity discrimination of an image such as a character or any other figure, an input image is multiplied by a first multiplier into a plurality of optical pattern images which are respectively supplied to means for detect ...