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Parallel Algorithms / Architecture Synthesis, AIZU International Symposium on (1995)
Aizu-Wakamatsu, Fukushima, Japan
Mar. 15, 1995 to Mar. 17, 1995
ISBN: 0-8186-7038-X
pp: 54
T. Ikedo , Dept. of Comput. Hardware, Aizu Univ., Japan
ABSTRACT
The Aizu supercomputer is a massively parallel system suited to the solution of virtual reality problems and the support of multimedia applications. It employs a highly parallel MIMD architecture using a conflict-free internetwork system. The scalable communication system consists of two networks: a pyramid network and a reconfigurable network using optical links. The Aizu Supercomputer has a cluster configuration and a shared memory. Each PE includes 113 SPECmark and one cluster is organized with 8 PEs. In the trial production, the supercomputer will include 1365 PEs with more than 100 GFlops at peak performance.
INDEX TERMS
virtual reality; parallel machines; multimedia computing; shared memory systems; parallel architectures; multiprocessor interconnection networks; performance evaluation; computer graphic equipment; Aizu supercomputer; massively parallel system; virtual reality problems; multimedia applications; highly parallel MIMD architecture; conflict-free internetwork system; scalable communication system; pyramid network; reconfigurable network; optical links; cluster configuration; shared memory; 113 SPECmark; peak performance; 100 GFLOPS
CITATION
T. Ikedo, "Aizu supercomputer: a massively parallel system for virtual reality problems", Parallel Algorithms / Architecture Synthesis, AIZU International Symposium on, vol. 00, no. , pp. 54, 1995, doi:10.1109/AISPAS.1995.401355
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