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Andre DeHon, Thomas F Knight Jr, Edward Tau, Michael Bolotski, Ian Eslick, Derrick Chen, Jeremy Brown: Dynamically programmable gate array with multiple contexts. Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Hamilton Brook Smith & Reynolds P C, April 21, 1998: US05742180 (259 worldwide citation)

An integrated dynamically programmable gate array comprises a two dimensional array of programmable gates. These gates can be implemented as look up tables but hardwired gates with programmable interconnections are also possible. Each one of the gates receives plural input logic signals from plural ...


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Andre DeHon, Michael Bolotski, Thomas F Knight Jr: DPGA-coupled microprocessors. Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Hamilton Brook Smith & Reynolds P C, April 18, 2000: US06052773 (197 worldwide citation)

A single chip microprocessor or memory device has reprogrammable characteristics according to the invention. In the case of the microprocessor, a fixed processing cell is provided as is common to perform logic calculations. A portion of the chip silicon real-estate, however, is dedicated a programma ...


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Rajeev J Surati, Thomas F Knight Jr: Super-resolution display. Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Hamilton Brook Smith & Reynolds P C, September 24, 2002: US06456339 (187 worldwide citation)

A super-resolution display derives a map by selectively driving the display while sensing the display output. A stored pixel correction function based on the mapping is applied to pixel data corresponding to the images to be displayed, and the display is driven from the corrected or modified pixel d ...


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Andre DeHon, Ethan Mirsky, Thomas F Knight Jr: Intermediate-grain reconfigurable processing device. Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Hamilton Brook Smith & Reynolds P C, September 21, 1999: US05956518 (180 worldwide citation)

A programmable integrated circuit utilizes a large number of intermediate-grain processing elements which are multibit processing units arranged in a configurable mesh. The coarse-grain resources, such as memory and processing, are deployable in a way that takes advantage of the opportunities for op ...


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Thomas F Knight Jr, Nandu J Marketkar: High-speed digital distribution system. Intel Corporation, Blakely Sokoloff Taylor & Zafman, September 10, 2002: US06449308 (160 worldwide citation)

A high-speed digital distribution system is presented that includes a transmission line bus that carries modulated digital signals and reference signals. The transmission line bus has a first end electrically connected to a bus interface that modulates digital data onto said transmission line bus an ...


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André DeHon, Ethan Mirsky, Thomas F Knight Jr: Intermediate-grain reconfigurable processing device. Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Hamilton Brook Smith & Reynolds P C, December 17, 2002: US06496918 (134 worldwide citation)

A programmable integrated circuit utilizes a large number of intermediate-grain processing elements which are multibit processing units arranged in a configurable mesh. The coarse-grain resources, such as memory and processing, are deployable in a way that takes advantage of the opportunities for op ...


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Norman H Margolus, Thomas F Knight Jr, Jered J Floyd, Sam Hartman, George E Homsy II: Data repository and method for promoting network storage of data. Burnside Acquisition, Fish & Richardson P C, August 12, 2008: US07412462 (120 worldwide citation)

In general, the invention features methods by which more than one client program connected to a network stores the same data item on a storage device of a data repository connected to the network. In one aspect, the method comprises encrypting the data item using a key derived from the content of th ...


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André DeHon, Ethan Mirsky, Thomas F Knight Jr: Intermediate-grain reconfigurable processing device. Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Hamilton Brook Smith & Reynolds P C, July 24, 2001: US06266760 (119 worldwide citation)

A programmable integrated circuit utilizes a large number of intermediate-grain processing elements which are multibit processing units arranged in a configurable mesh. The coarse-grain resources, such as memory and processing, are deployable in a way that takes advantage of the opportunities for op ...


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Sanjeev Arora, Thomas F Knight Jr, Frank T Leighton, Bruce M Maggs, Eliezer Upfal: Switching networks with expansive and/or dispersive logical clusters for message routing. Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Hamilton Brook Smi8th & Reynolds, May 28, 1996: US05521591 (105 worldwide citation)

A class of switching networks is comprised of expansive logical clusters and/or dispersive logical clusters. These clusters are of low degree. The class of networks include multibutterfly networks as well as multi-Benes networks. These networks provide for fault tolerance and routing and for efficie ...


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W Daniel Hillis, Thomas F Knight Jr, Alan Bawden, Brewster L Kahle, David Chapman, David P Christman, Cliff A Lasser, Carl R Feynman: Parallel processor/memory circuit. Pennie & Edmonds, November 24, 1987: US04709327 (77 worldwide citation)

A parallel processing circuit is disclosed for use as the processor/memory in a highly parallel processor. The circuit comprises an instruction decoder that generates tables of outputs in response to instructions received at the decoder and a plurality of processor/memories each of which comprises a ...