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Barry J Flahive, John J Grady III, Peter J Rado: Arbitration scheme for a multiported shared functional device for use in multiprocessing systems. Digital Equipment Corporation, Cesari and McKenna, May 15, 1984: US04449183 (91 worldwide citation)

An arbitration network for use in a data multiprocessing system that includes a functional unit, such as a memory module, that is shared by several requestor devices, such as data processors, wherein access is granted to the shared functional unit through a common data bus on a rotating priority bas ...


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Peter J Rado, Srirama S Durvasula, William H Angell: Memory initialization circuit. Digital Equipment Corporation, Cesari and McKenna, November 25, 1980: US04236207 (37 worldwide citation)

An initialization circuit for a dynamic memory element in a data processing system. The dynamic memory element comprises plural storage modules and a refreshing cycle counter that addresses individual storage locations in said modules in sequence. Address decoding circuitry normally enables a transf ...


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Srirama S Durvasula, John V Levy, Peter J Rado: Memory for data processing system with command and data buffering. Digital Equipment Corporation, Cesari and McKenna, January 13, 1981: US04245303 (13 worldwide citation)

A digital data processing system including an interconnection for the various elements that constitute the system. Each element that connects to the interconnection is called a nexus. For one element to communicate with another element, the one element, as a commanding nexus, seeks control of the in ...