Issue No. 04 - April (2000 vol. 33)
<p>Early configurable, custom-computing machines, although successful, had long reconfiguration times and rather inflexible board-level architectures. Advances in VLSI have led to coarse-grained reconfigurable data paths, which outperform traditional instruction-set processors on various problems.</p>
R. R. Vemuri and R. E. Harr, "Configurable Computing: Technology and Applications," in Computer, vol. 33, no. , pp. 39-40, 2000.