Global patent index - EP 1058878 A1

EP 1058878 A1 2000-12-13 - NATURALLY PARALLEL COMPUTING SYSTEM AND METHOD

Title (en)

NATURALLY PARALLEL COMPUTING SYSTEM AND METHOD

Title (de)

NATÜRLICH PARALLEL INFORMATIONSVERARBEITENDES SYSTEM UND VERFAHREN

Title (fr)

SYSTEME ET PROCEDE DE TRAITEMENT INFORMATIQUE NATURELLEMENT PARALLELE

Publication

EP 1058878 A1 (EN)

Application

EP 98962086 A

Priority

  • US 9826436 W
  • US 6943397 P
  • US 6942897 P

Abstract (en)

[origin: WO9930230A1] This invention is a system for executing naturally parallel programs on at least one processor. The system comprises of a loading means (130) for processing source code (120) and network messages (125) to create an execution graph (140) that resides in a memory means (105). The execution graph (140) comprises at least one node, each node having an associated address (165). A loading means (130) processes each node to create an execution graph (140). The execution graph (140) is an arbitrary arrangement of linked nodes that creates a network. All nodes at the same level in a vertical grouping are considered parallel events and may be executed in any order. A queuing means (150) takes nodes that are ready for execution from the execution graph (140) and places the addresses (165) of these nodes on a queue (160). One of more execution means (170) take addresses (165) off the queue (160) and execute the node that is stored at that address (165).

IPC 1-7 (main, further and additional classification)

G06F 9/44; G06F 15/16; G06F 15/82

IPC 8 full level (invention and additional information)

G06F 9/44 (2006.01)

CPC (invention and additional information)

G06F 8/311 (2013.01); G06F 9/4436 (2013.01)

Citation (search report)

See references of WO 9930230A1

Designated contracting state (EPC)

AT BE CH CY DE DK ES FI FR GB GR IE IT LI LU MC NL PT SE

EPO simple patent family

WO 9930230 A1 19990617; AU 1724899 A 19990628; EP 1058878 A1 20001213

INPADOC legal status

2005-02-09 [18D] DEEMED TO BE WITHDRAWN

- Ref Legal Event Code: 18D

- Effective date: 20040701

2000-12-13 [17P] REQUEST FOR EXAMINATION FILED

- Ref Legal Event Code: 17P

- Effective date: 20000621

2000-12-13 [AK] DESIGNATED CONTRACTING STATES:

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- Designated State(s): AT BE CH CY DE DK ES FI FR GB GR IE IT LI LU MC NL PT SE