Nato ASI Subseries F:

Computer Architectures for Spatially Distributed Data

Editors: Freeman, Herbert, Pieroni, G.G. (Eds.)

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These are the proceedings of a NATO Advanced Study Institute (ASI) held in Cetraro, Italy during 6-17 June 1983. The title of the ASI was Computer Arehiteetures for SpatiaZZy vistributed Vata, and it brouqht together some 60 participants from Europe and America. Presented ~ere are 21 of the lectures that were delivered. The articles cover a wide spectrum of topics related to computer architecture s specially oriented toward the fast processing of spatial data, and represent an excellent review of the state-of-the-art of this topic. For more than 20 years now researchers in pattern recognition, image processing, meteorology, remote sensing, and computer engineering have been looking toward new forms of computer architectures to speed the processing of data from two- and three-dimensional processes. The work can be said to have commenced with the landmark article by Steve Unger in 1958, and it received a strong forward push with the development of the ILIAC III and IV computers at the University of Illinois during the 1960's. One clear obstacle faced by the computer designers in those days was the limitation of the state-of-the-art of hardware, when the only switching devices available to them were discrete transistors. As aresult parallel processing was generally considered to be imprae­ tieal, and relatively little progress was made.

Table of contents (21 chapters)

  • Algorithm-Driven Architecture for Parallel Image Processing

    Danielsson, Per-Erik

    Pages 1-17

  • Architectures of SIMD Cellular Logic Image Processing Arrays

    Duff, M. J. B.

    Pages 19-36

  • Classification Schemes for Image Processing Architectures

    Cantoni, V.

    Pages 37-55

  • Representations of Spatially Parallel Architectures

    Schaefer, David H.

    Pages 57-74

  • Computer Architecture for Interactive Display of Segmented Imagery

    Goldwasser, S. M.

    Pages 75-94

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Bibliographic Information

Bibliographic Information
Book Title
Computer Architectures for Spatially Distributed Data
Editors
  • Herbert Freeman
  • G.G. Pieroni
Series Title
Nato ASI Subseries F:
Series Volume
18
Copyright
1985
Publisher
Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg
Copyright Holder
Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg
eBook ISBN
978-3-642-82150-9
DOI
10.1007/978-3-642-82150-9
Softcover ISBN
978-3-642-82152-3
Series ISSN
0258-1248
Edition Number
1
Number of Pages
VIII, 391
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