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Proving systolic arrays

  • E. Pascal Gribomont
Parallelism And Concurrency
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Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 299)

Abstract

A method for proving the correctness of systolic arrays is presented. A small language, derived from Hoare's CSP, is used to describe the processing units. The semantics of this language allows the reduction of the network of processes to an equivalent sequential program, the correctness of which can be proved by the classical invariant method. The compatibility of the language with CSP is investigated. As a result, the language can also be used to describe wavefront arrays.

Keywords

Matching Pair Communication Statement Systolic Array Parallel Composition Consistency Constraint 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • E. Pascal Gribomont
    • 1
  1. 1.Philips Research LaboratoryBrussels

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