Cart (Loading....) | Create Account
Close category search window
 

Mesh-Connected Computers with Broadcasting

Sign In

Cookies must be enabled to login.After enabling cookies , please use refresh or reload or ctrl+f5 on the browser for the login options.

Formats Non-Member Member
$31 $13
Learn how you can qualify for the best price for this item!
Become an IEEE Member or Subscribe to
IEEE Xplore for exclusive pricing!
close button

puzzle piece

IEEE membership options for an individual and IEEE Xplore subscriptions for an organization offer the most affordable access to essential journal articles, conference papers, standards, eBooks, and eLearning courses.

Learn more about:

IEEE membership

IEEE Xplore subscriptions

1 Author(s)
Stout, Quentin F. ; Department of Mathematical Sciences, State University of New York

We consider the effects of augmenting an arbitrary mesh-connected computer with a second communication system called broadcasting. In broadcasting, a processor sends a value to all the other processors simultaneously, taking unit time, with the restriction that only one broadcast occurs at any one time. We show that this significantly decreases the time to do sample problems such as semigroup calculations or finding the median, but it cannot significantly improve sorting. For example, in a one-dimensional mesh-connected computer without broadcasting, if there are n numbers, each stored separately in consecutive processors, then θ(n) time is needed to find their minimum, find their median, or sort them, while with broadcasting, this can be done in θ(n1/2), θ((n log n)1/2), and θ(n) time, respectively.

Published in:

Computers, IEEE Transactions on  (Volume:C-32 ,  Issue: 9 )

Date of Publication:

Sept. 1983

Need Help?


IEEE Advancing Technology for Humanity About IEEE Xplore | Contact | Help | Terms of Use | Nondiscrimination Policy | Site Map | Privacy & Opting Out of Cookies

A not-for-profit organization, IEEE is the world's largest professional association for the advancement of technology.
© Copyright 2014 IEEE - All rights reserved. Use of this web site signifies your agreement to the terms and conditions.