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Massively Parallel Processing Using Optical Interconnections, International Conference on (1995)
San Antonio, Texas
Oct. 23, 1995 to Oct. 24, 1995
ISBN: 0-8186-7101-7
TABLE OF CONTENTS
Session I

Design issues for through-wafer optoelectronic multicomputer interconnects (Abstract)

M.A. Brooke , Sch. of Electr. & Comput. Eng., Georgia Inst. of Technol., Atlanta, GA, USA
S.W. Bond , Sch. of Electr. & Comput. Eng., Georgia Inst. of Technol., Atlanta, GA, USA
O. Vendier , Sch. of Electr. & Comput. Eng., Georgia Inst. of Technol., Atlanta, GA, USA
Z. Hou , Sch. of Electr. & Comput. Eng., Georgia Inst. of Technol., Atlanta, GA, USA
G. Dagnall , Sch. of Electr. & Comput. Eng., Georgia Inst. of Technol., Atlanta, GA, USA
P. May , Sch. of Electr. & Comput. Eng., Georgia Inst. of Technol., Atlanta, GA, USA
M. Lee , Sch. of Electr. & Comput. Eng., Georgia Inst. of Technol., Atlanta, GA, USA
A. Brown , Sch. of Electr. & Comput. Eng., Georgia Inst. of Technol., Atlanta, GA, USA
N.M. Jokerst , Sch. of Electr. & Comput. Eng., Georgia Inst. of Technol., Atlanta, GA, USA
S.T. Wilkinson , Sch. of Electr. & Comput. Eng., Georgia Inst. of Technol., Atlanta, GA, USA
D.S. Wills , Sch. of Electr. & Comput. Eng., Georgia Inst. of Technol., Atlanta, GA, USA
pp. 8

Design of a terabit free-space photonic backplane for parallel computing (Abstract)

T. Szymanski , McGill Univ., Montreal, Que., Canada
H.S. Hinton , McGill Univ., Montreal, Que., Canada
pp. 16

Optical interconnection network for massively parallel processors using beam-steering vertical cavity surface-emitting lasers (Abstract)

P. Grodzinski , Dept. of Electr. Eng., California Univ., Los Angeles, CA, USA
M.C. Wu , Dept. of Electr. Eng., California Univ., Los Angeles, CA, USA
L. Fan , Dept. of Electr. Eng., California Univ., Los Angeles, CA, USA
H.C. Lee , Dept. of Electr. Eng., California Univ., Los Angeles, CA, USA
pp. 28
Session II

The role of representation in computer architecture (Abstract)

M.J. Flynn , Dept. of Electr. Eng., Stanford Univ., CA, USA
pp. 36

An evaluation of communication protocols for star-coupled multidimensional WDM networks for multiprocessors (Abstract)

K.R. Desai , State Univ. of New York, Binghamton, NY, USA
K. Ghose , State Univ. of New York, Binghamton, NY, USA
pp. 42

Small depth beam-steered optical interconnect (Abstract)

Yu Zhou , Dept. of Comput. Sci., Rutgers Univ., New Brunswick, NJ, USA
M. Murdocca , Dept. of Comput. Sci., Rutgers Univ., New Brunswick, NJ, USA
H.R. Nahata , Dept. of Comput. Sci., Rutgers Univ., New Brunswick, NJ, USA
pp. 50

Optical fiber interconnection system for massively parallel processor arrays (Abstract)

Wen-Yao Liu , Inst. of Optoelectron. & Process. Eng., Tianjin Univ., China
Ge Zhou , Inst. of Optoelectron. & Process. Eng., Tianjin Univ., China
Yi-Mo Zhang , Inst. of Optoelectron. & Process. Eng., Tianjin Univ., China
Yong Wang , Inst. of Optoelectron. & Process. Eng., Tianjin Univ., China
Xiao-Qing He , Inst. of Optoelectron. & Process. Eng., Tianjin Univ., China
Zhan-Ping Yin , Inst. of Optoelectron. & Process. Eng., Tianjin Univ., China
pp. 57

A case study for the implementation of a stochastic bit stream neuron; the choice between electrical and optical interconnects (Abstract)

A. Kirk , Dept. of Appl. Phys., Vrije Univ., Brussels, Belgium
T.J. Hall , Dept. of Appl. Phys., Vrije Univ., Brussels, Belgium
M.A. Hands , Dept. of Appl. Phys., Vrije Univ., Brussels, Belgium
W. Peiffer , Dept. of Appl. Phys., Vrije Univ., Brussels, Belgium
H. Thienpont , Dept. of Appl. Phys., Vrije Univ., Brussels, Belgium
pp. 63

Characterization of massively parallel smart pixels systems for the example of a binary associative memory (Abstract)

D. Fey , Lehrstuhl fur Rechnerarchitektur und -kommunikation, Friedrich-Schiller-Univ., Jena, Germany
pp. 76
Session III

Challenges in the design of a 100 Gb/s Internet (Abstract)

A. Huang , Stanford Univ., CA, USA
pp. 85

Fault-tolerance schemes for WDM-based multiprocessor networks (Abstract)

P. Lalwaney , Dept. of Electr. & Comput. Eng., Massachusetts Univ., Amherst, MA, USA
I. Koren , Dept. of Electr. & Comput. Eng., Massachusetts Univ., Amherst, MA, USA
pp. 90

The SPEED cache coherence protocol for an optical multi-access interconnect architecture (Abstract)

Joon-Ho Ha , Dept. of Electr. Eng. Syst., Univ. of Southern California, Los Angeles, CA, USA
T.M. Pinkston , Dept. of Electr. Eng. Syst., Univ. of Southern California, Los Angeles, CA, USA
pp. 98

A reconfigurable optical bus structure for shared memory multiprocessors with improved performance (Abstract)

S. Ray , Dept. of Comput. & Inf. Sci., Michigan Univ., Dearborn, MI, USA
Hong Jiang , Dept. of Comput. & Inf. Sci., Michigan Univ., Dearborn, MI, USA
pp. 108

n-dimensional processor arrays with optical dBuses (Abstract)

K.Y. Lee , Dept. of Math. & Comput. Sci., Denver Univ., CO, USA
Guoping Liu , Dept. of Math. & Comput. Sci., Denver Univ., CO, USA
H.F. Jordan , Dept. of Math. & Comput. Sci., Denver Univ., CO, USA
pp. 116

The difficulty of finding good embeddings of program graphs onto the OPAM architecture (Abstract)

M.S. Krishnamoorthy , Dept. of Comput. Sci., Indian Inst. of Technol., Kharagpur, India
B. Ramamurthy , Dept. of Comput. Sci., Indian Inst. of Technol., Kharagpur, India
pp. 124
Session IV

Intelligent optical backplanes (Abstract)

T.H. Szymanski , Colorado Univ., Boulder, CO, USA
H.S. Hinton , Colorado Univ., Boulder, CO, USA
pp. 133

Connection cube and interleaved optical backplane for a multiprocessor data bus (Abstract)

T.J. Kim , Opt. Sci. Center, Arizona Univ., Tucson, AZ, USA
D. Ramsey , Opt. Sci. Center, Arizona Univ., Tucson, AZ, USA
R. Boye , Opt. Sci. Center, Arizona Univ., Tucson, AZ, USA
R.K. Kostuk , Opt. Sci. Center, Arizona Univ., Tucson, AZ, USA
T.-H. Oh , Opt. Sci. Center, Arizona Univ., Tucson, AZ, USA
pp. 144

An efficient 3D optical implementation of binary de Bruijn networks with applications to massively parallel computing (Abstract)

A. Louri , Dept. of Electr. & Comput. Eng., Arizona Univ., Tucson, AZ, USA
Hongki Sung , Dept. of Electr. & Comput. Eng., Arizona Univ., Tucson, AZ, USA
pp. 152

Performance evaluation of 3D optoelectronic computer architectures based on the FFT and sorting benchmarks (Abstract)

G.A. Betzos , Dept. of Comput. Eng., Colorado State Univ., Fort Collins, CO, USA
P.A. Mitkas , Dept. of Comput. Eng., Colorado State Univ., Fort Collins, CO, USA
pp. 160
Session V

Flow-controlled ATM switches for Available Bit Rate services (Abstract)

H.T. Kung , Div. of Appl. Sci., Harvard Univ., Cambridge, MA, USA
pp. 176

Construction of an optoelectronic bitonic sorter based on CMOS/InGaAs smart pixel technology (Abstract)

B.S. Wherrett , Dept. of Phys., Heriot-Watt Univ., Edinburgh, UK
D.G. Vass , Dept. of Phys., Heriot-Watt Univ., Edinburgh, UK
C. Stanley , Dept. of Phys., Heriot-Watt Univ., Edinburgh, UK
J.F. Snowdon , Dept. of Phys., Heriot-Watt Univ., Edinburgh, UK
M.H. Dunn , Dept. of Phys., Heriot-Watt Univ., Edinburgh, UK
S.M. Prince , Dept. of Phys., Heriot-Watt Univ., Edinburgh, UK
A.C. Walker , Dept. of Phys., Heriot-Watt Univ., Edinburgh, UK
L.C. Wilkinson , Dept. of Phys., Heriot-Watt Univ., Edinburgh, UK
F. Pottier , Dept. of Phys., Heriot-Watt Univ., Edinburgh, UK
M.P.Y. Desmulliez , Dept. of Phys., Heriot-Watt Univ., Edinburgh, UK
W. Sibbett , Dept. of Phys., Heriot-Watt Univ., Edinburgh, UK
D.A. Baillie , Dept. of Phys., Heriot-Watt Univ., Edinburgh, UK
D.T. Neilson , Dept. of Phys., Heriot-Watt Univ., Edinburgh, UK
P. Blair , Dept. of Phys., Heriot-Watt Univ., Edinburgh, UK
J.A.B. Dines , Dept. of Phys., Heriot-Watt Univ., Edinburgh, UK
F.A.P. Tooley , Dept. of Phys., Heriot-Watt Univ., Edinburgh, UK
I. Underwood , Dept. of Phys., Heriot-Watt Univ., Edinburgh, UK
M.R. Taghizadeh , Dept. of Phys., Heriot-Watt Univ., Edinburgh, UK
pp. 180

General purpose bidirectional optical backplane: high-performance bus for multiprocessor systems (Abstract)

R.T. Chen , Dept. of Electr. & Comput. Eng., Texas Univ., Austin, TX, USA
Tchang-Hun Oh , Dept. of Electr. & Comput. Eng., Texas Univ., Austin, TX, USA
Chunhe Zhao , Dept. of Electr. & Comput. Eng., Texas Univ., Austin, TX, USA
pp. 188

An efficient communication scheme for distributed parallel processor systems (Abstract)

P. Kohler , Electron. Lab., Swiss Federal Inst. of Technol., Zurich, Switzerland
A. Gunzinger , Electron. Lab., Swiss Federal Inst. of Technol., Zurich, Switzerland
pp. 196

What ultimately limits capacity and connectivity in optical interconnects? (Abstract)

Yao Li , Phys. Sci. Div., NEC Res. Inst., Princeton, NJ, USA
pp. 203
Session VI

Data partitioning for load-balance and communication bandwidth preservation (Abstract)

S.L. Johnsson , Dept. of Comput. Sci., Houston Univ., TX, USA
pp. 214

Embedding rings and meshes in partitioned optical passive stars networks (Abstract)

G. Gravenstreter , Dept. of Comput. Sci., Pittsburgh Univ., PA, USA
R.G. Melhem , Dept. of Comput. Sci., Pittsburgh Univ., PA, USA
pp. 220

Optical thyristor based subsystems for digital parallel processing: demonstrators and future perspectives (Abstract)

H. Thienpont , Dept. of Appl. Phys., Vrije Univ., Brussels, Belgium
I. Veretennicoff , Dept. of Appl. Phys., Vrije Univ., Brussels, Belgium
M. Kuijk , Dept. of Appl. Phys., Vrije Univ., Brussels, Belgium
G. Borghs , Dept. of Appl. Phys., Vrije Univ., Brussels, Belgium
B. Knupfer , Dept. of Appl. Phys., Vrije Univ., Brussels, Belgium
A. Kirk , Dept. of Appl. Phys., Vrije Univ., Brussels, Belgium
P. Heremans , Dept. of Appl. Phys., Vrije Univ., Brussels, Belgium
R. Vounckx , Dept. of Appl. Phys., Vrije Univ., Brussels, Belgium
pp. 228

Computer-aided design of free-space optoelectronic interconnection (FSOI) systems (Abstract)

F.B. McCormick , Dept. of Electr. Eng., Pittsburgh Univ., PA, USA
S.P. Levitan , Dept. of Electr. Eng., Pittsburgh Univ., PA, USA
D.M. Chiarulli , Dept. of Electr. Eng., Pittsburgh Univ., PA, USA
P.J. Marchand , Dept. of Electr. Eng., Pittsburgh Univ., PA, USA
M.A. Rempel , Dept. of Electr. Eng., Pittsburgh Univ., PA, USA
pp. 239

Optical design of a fault tolerant self-routing switch for massively parallel processing networks (Abstract)

M. Guizani , Dept. of Comput. Eng., King Fahd Univ. of Pet. & Miner., Dhahran, Saudi Arabia
M.A. Memon , Dept. of Comput. Eng., King Fahd Univ. of Pet. & Miner., Dhahran, Saudi Arabia
S. Ghanta , Dept. of Comput. Eng., King Fahd Univ. of Pet. & Miner., Dhahran, Saudi Arabia
pp. 246
Session VII

Interconnection networks for shared memory parallel computers (Abstract)

B.J. Smith , Tera Comput. Co., Seattle, WA, USA
pp. 255

A comparative study of one-to-many WDM lightwave interconnection networks for multiprocessors (Abstract)

H. Bourdin , Ecole Normale Superieure de Lyon, France
A. Ferreira , Ecole Normale Superieure de Lyon, France
K. Marcus , Ecole Normale Superieure de Lyon, France
pp. 257

Planar optical interconnections for 100 Gb/s packet address detection (Abstract)

El-Hang Lee , Res. Dept., Electron. & Telecommun. Res. Inst., Taejon, South Korea
Seok Ho Song , Res. Dept., Electron. & Telecommun. Res. Inst., Taejon, South Korea
pp. 265

A bit-controlled multichannel time slot permutation network (Abstract)

H.F. Jordan , Dept. of Math. & Comput. Sci., Denver Univ., CO, USA
R. Kannan , Dept. of Math. & Comput. Sci., Denver Univ., CO, USA
C. Reed , Dept. of Math. & Comput. Sci., Denver Univ., CO, USA
K.Y. Lee , Dept. of Math. & Comput. Sci., Denver Univ., CO, USA
pp. 271

Optical interconnect design for a manufacturable multicomputer (Abstract)

T. Barry , Dept. of Electr. Eng., Washington Univ., St. Louis, MO, USA
R.R. Krchnavek , Dept. of Electr. Eng., Washington Univ., St. Louis, MO, USA
Z. Dittia , Dept. of Electr. Eng., Washington Univ., St. Louis, MO, USA
V. Malhotra , Dept. of Electr. Eng., Washington Univ., St. Louis, MO, USA
R.D. Chamberlain , Dept. of Electr. Eng., Washington Univ., St. Louis, MO, USA
pp. 279

Hypercube interconnection in TWDM optical passive star networks (Abstract)

Sang-Kyu Lee , Dept. of Electr. Eng. & Comput. Sci., George Washington Univ., Washington, DC, USA
A.D. Oh , Dept. of Electr. Eng. & Comput. Sci., George Washington Univ., Washington, DC, USA
Hyeong-Ah Choi , Dept. of Electr. Eng. & Comput. Sci., George Washington Univ., Washington, DC, USA
pp. 289
Session VIII

A fiber-optic interconnection concept for scaleable massively parallel computing (Abstract)

K. Nilsson , Center for Comput. Archit., Halmstad Univ., Sweden
B. Svensson , Center for Comput. Archit., Halmstad Univ., Sweden
M. Jonsson , Center for Comput. Archit., Halmstad Univ., Sweden
pp. 313

All-optical interconnects for massively parallel processing (Abstract)

J. Chao , Dept. of Electr. Eng., Delaware Univ., Newark, DE, USA
C.S. Ih , Dept. of Electr. Eng., Delaware Univ., Newark, DE, USA
Xiaoqing Xia , Dept. of Electr. Eng., Delaware Univ., Newark, DE, USA
Yutong Wang , Dept. of Electr. Eng., Delaware Univ., Newark, DE, USA
Rongsheng Tian , Dept. of Electr. Eng., Delaware Univ., Newark, DE, USA
pp. 321

Predictive control of opto-electronic reconfigurable interconnection networks using neural networks (Abstract)

M.F. Sakr , NEC Res. Inst., Princeton, NJ, USA
B.G. Home , NEC Res. Inst., Princeton, NJ, USA
S.P. Levitan , NEC Res. Inst., Princeton, NJ, USA
D.M. Chiarulli , NEC Res. Inst., Princeton, NJ, USA
C.L. Giles , NEC Res. Inst., Princeton, NJ, USA
M. Maggini , NEC Res. Inst., Princeton, NJ, USA
pp. 326

The simultaneous optical multiprocessor exchange bus (Abstract)

A. Thomsen , Dept. of Electr. & Comput. Eng., Alabama Univ., Huntsville, AL, USA
C. Katsinis , Dept. of Electr. & Comput. Eng., Alabama Univ., Huntsville, AL, USA
D. Shen , Dept. of Electr. & Comput. Eng., Alabama Univ., Huntsville, AL, USA
E. Wells , Dept. of Electr. & Comput. Eng., Alabama Univ., Huntsville, AL, USA
M. Abushagur , Dept. of Electr. & Comput. Eng., Alabama Univ., Huntsville, AL, USA
R.G. Lindquist , Dept. of Electr. & Comput. Eng., Alabama Univ., Huntsville, AL, USA
G.P. Nordin , Dept. of Electr. & Comput. Eng., Alabama Univ., Huntsville, AL, USA
R.K. Gaede , Dept. of Electr. & Comput. Eng., Alabama Univ., Huntsville, AL, USA
W.E. Cohen , Dept. of Electr. & Comput. Eng., Alabama Univ., Huntsville, AL, USA
J. Kulick , Dept. of Electr. & Comput. Eng., Alabama Univ., Huntsville, AL, USA
pp. 336

On some architectural issues of optical hierarchical ring networks for shared-memory multiprocessors (Abstract)

V.C. Hamacher , Dept. of Comput. Sci. & Eng., Nebraska Univ., Lincoln, NE, USA
Hong Jiang , Dept. of Comput. Sci. & Eng., Nebraska Univ., Lincoln, NE, USA
C. Lam , Dept. of Comput. Sci. & Eng., Nebraska Univ., Lincoln, NE, USA
pp. 345
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