Accession Number:

AD0631870

Title:

ADVANCED COMPUTER ORGANIZATION STUDY. VOLUME I. BASIC REPORT

Descriptive Note:

Final technical rept. Aug 1964-Nov 1965

Corporate Author:

GOODYEAR AEROSPACE CORP AKRON OH

Personal Author(s):

Report Date:

1966-04-01

Pagination or Media Count:

82.0

Abstract:

Advanced general-purpose computer organizations capable of parallel data processing were studied. The study resulted in the design of two computer organizations designated Machine I and Machine II capable of parallel data processing and fast sorting and table searching in memory. These machine organizations were possible because of the development of a special memory that permits many processing and input-output units to access memory simultaneously without conflict. The applications effort was focused on the development of solution models which exploited the maximum amount of parallelism resident within a problem. Two major problems were investigated a dynamic programming problem, and parallel compilation. Detailed programs were written for the dynamic programming problem on Machine I and a parallel compilation algorithm on Machine II. These same problems also were programmed on the IBM 7090 to provide a standard of comparison. In both cases, the parallel processing capability of the machines afforded significant increases in speed of program execution.

Subject Categories:

  • Computer Programming and Software
  • Computer Hardware

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE