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Application of Data Flow Computation to the Shaded Image Problem

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Show simple item record Strat, Thomas M. 2008-08-26T16:04:23Z 2008-08-26T16:04:23Z 1978-05
dc.description This report describes research done at the Artificial Intelligence Laboratory of the Massachusetts Institute of Technology. Support for the laboratory's artificial intelligence research is provided in part by the Advanced Research Projects Agency of the Department of Defense under Office of Naval Research contract N00014-75-C-0643. en
dc.description.abstract This paper presents a method of producing shaded images of terrain at an extremely fast rate by exploiting parallelism. The architecture of the Data Flow Computer is explained along with an appropriate "program" to compute the images. It is shown how shaded images of terrain can be computed in less than one-tenth of a second using a moderate-sized Data Flow Computer. en
dc.description.sponsorship MIT Artificial Intelligence Laboratory Department of Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency en
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dc.publisher MIT Artificial Intelligence Laboratory en
dc.relation.ispartofseries MIT Artificial Intelligence Laboratory Working Papers, WP-163;
dc.title Application of Data Flow Computation to the Shaded Image Problem en
dc.type Working Paper en

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