Maxwell C Gilliland, Burton J Smith, Gary L Ferguson: Concurrent task and instruction processor and method. Denelcor, O Rourke & Harris, October 21, 1980: US04229790 (123 worldwide citation)

A processor and method for concurrent processing of tasks and instructions are disclosed. The processor is basically a multiple instruction, multiple data stream (MIMD) digital computer that utilizes pipelining for control and function units, but avoids precedence constraint penalties. Task and inst ...