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Overload Management by Imprecise Computation

  • Wei Zhao
  • Cheng Chew Lim
  • Jane W. S. Liu
  • Paul D. Alexander
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Part of the The Springer International Series in Engineering and Computer Science book series (SECS, volume 318)

Abstract

Transient increase in computation load occurs in engineering applications. We present a novel approach of using the imprecise computation technique to handle the transient overload problem.

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© Kluwer Academic Publishers 1995

Authors and Affiliations

  • Wei Zhao
    • 1
  • Cheng Chew Lim
    • 2
  • Jane W. S. Liu
    • 3
  • Paul D. Alexander
    • 1
  1. 1.Department of Computer ScienceTexas A&M UniversityCollege StationUSA
  2. 2.Department of Electrical & Electronic EngineeringUniversity of AdelaideAustralia
  3. 3.Department of Computer ScienceUniversity of IllinoisUSA

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