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Toshiya Okamoto, Souichi Miyata: Multistage data flow processor with instruction packet, fetch, storage transmission and address generation controlled by destination information. Sharp Kabushiki Kaisha, May 19, 1992: US05115510 (83 worldwide citation)

An information processor includes a program memory for storing a data flow program having destination information and instruction information as one set. Destination information, instruction information and operand data included in an input data packet are latched in an input data latching portion. ...


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Toshiya Okamoto: Data driven type digital filter unit and data driven type information processor including the same. Sharp Kabushiki Kaisha, June 3, 1997: US05636150 (62 worldwide citation)

A data driven filter unit includes a register file including a plurality of registers, a first computing element group including a multiplier, a second computing element group including an add/shift composite computing element, an input part for writing externally received data in a register, specif ...


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Hiroaki Terada, Katsuhiko Asada, Hiroaki Nishikawa, Shuji Hara, Mitsuo Meichi, Toshiya Okamoto, Hajime Asano: Logic simulation system. Mitsubishi Denki Kabushiki Kaisha, Burns Doane Swecker & Mathis, October 4, 1988: US04775950 (50 worldwide citation)

A simulation method and a computer therefor, i.e., a simulator, for simulating operation of a circuit employing logic gates. The simulation method is to be called the event drive method, in which the output processing is executed only when an input to cause output changes and the output level and th ...


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Kazuhiko Yoda, Toshiya Okamoto, Shinichi Yoshida: Apparatus for debugging a data flow program. Sharp Kabushiki Kaisha, August 6, 1991: US05038348 (33 worldwide citation)

An apparatus for debugging a data flow program simulates functions corresponding to a plurality of structural portions of a processing apparatus in accordance with a data flow program stored in a program file. The state of execution corresponding to respective lines of a source program of the execut ...


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Souichi Miyata, Satoshi Matsumoto, Shin ichi Yoshida, Toshiya Okamoto, Takeshi Fukuhara, Shinji Komori, Tetsuo Yamasaki, Kenji Shima: Parallel processing development system with debugging device includes facilities for schematically displaying execution state of data driven type processor. Sharp Kabushiki Kaisha, Mitsubishi Denki Kabushiki Kaisha, Lowe Price Leblanc & Becker, November 17, 1992: US05165036 (28 worldwide citation)

A parallel processor developing system comprises a control computer, an interface portion, a processing element, a tracer portion and a display portion. The processing element comprises a data driven type processor. The interface portion stores data packets supplied from the control computer and app ...


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Toshiya Okamoto: Data driven type information processor having a plurality of memory banks. Sharp Kabushiki Kaisha, April 4, 1995: US05404558 (19 worldwide citation)

A data driven type information processor includes a program storing unit storing a data flow program in a number of memory banks wherein the number is greater than one. The data flow program includes a series of program lines divided into a plurality of clusters, and the memory banks store the data ...


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Toshiya Okamoto, Tsuyoshi Muramatsu: Data driven information processor for processing data packet including common identification information and plurality of pieces of data. Sharp Kabushiki Kaisha, February 16, 1999: US05872991 (16 worldwide citation)

A data driven information processor includes an input control portion for producing a first data packet including common identification information and a plurality of pieces of data, a junction portion for controlling input of the first data packet and a second data packet, a firing control portion ...


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Toshiya Okamoto, Satoshi Matsumoto, Daisuke Azuma: Data flow type information processors where data packets pass through plurality of merging and branching portions of the internal path. Sharp Kabushiki Kaisha, June 23, 1992: US05125097 (15 worldwide citation)

A data flow type information processor includes a program storing portion, a paired data detecting portion, an operation processing portion, an internal data buffer, and an external data memory. A data packet processed in the program storing portion, the paired data detecting portion and the operati ...


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Toshiya Okamoto: Data driven information processing system using address translation table to keep coherent cache and main memories and permitting parallel readings and writings. Sharp Kabushiki Kaisha, March 17, 1998: US05729711 (11 worldwide citation)

The system includes a data driven processor, a main memory, a cache memory and a memory access unit for accessing the cache memory, the main memory or both and for maintaining the contents of the cache memory in coherence with the contents of the main memory. Read/write from and to the memory can be ...


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Toshiya Okamoto: System for loading and dumping data in a data flow processor based on paired program data and data to be processed. Sharp Kabushiki Kaisha, October 26, 1993: US05257392 (10 worldwide citation)

A system of loading and dumping data in an information processor includes a program control portion, a paired data detecting portion and an operation processing portion. An execution packet applied to the program control portion has a destination information field showing the destination of the exec ...