Issue No.05 - May (1982 vol.31)
E.E., Jr. Swartzlander , TRW Defense Systems Group
Supersystems are general purpose computers achieving throughputs in excess of 1 billion instructions per second (BIPS). As such, supersystems present formidable design challenges in the areas of technology and architecture. This paper examines three of the classical design options: high-speed monoprocessors, array processors, and distributed processors. The latter approach appears most desirable for supersystems, but will require improved interconnection networks.
supersystems, Computed tomography, computer networks, integrated circuit technology, network figure of merit
E.E., Jr. Swartzlander, B.K. Gilbert, "Supersystems: Technology and Architecture", IEEE Transactions on Computers, vol.31, no. 5, pp. 399-409, May 1982, doi:10.1109/TC.1982.1676017