Global Patent Index - EP 1336137 A2

EP 1336137 A2 20030820 - DISTRIBUTED PROCESSING SYSTEMS INCORPORATING A PLURALITY OF CELLS WHICH PROCESS INFORMATION IN RESPONSE TO SINGLE EVENTS

Title (en)

DISTRIBUTED PROCESSING SYSTEMS INCORPORATING A PLURALITY OF CELLS WHICH PROCESS INFORMATION IN RESPONSE TO SINGLE EVENTS

Title (de)

VERTEILTES VERARBEITUNGSSYSTEM, DAS EINE VIELZAHL VON ZELLEN BEINHALTET, DIE INFORMATION VERARBEITEN, DIE ALS ANTWORT ZU EINZELEREIGNISSEN , GELTEN

Title (fr)

SYSTEMES DE TRAITEMENT REPARTI COMPRENANT UNE PLURALITE DE CELLULES QUI TRAITENT LES INFORMATIONS EN REPONSE A DES EVENEMENTS ISOLES

Publication

EP 1336137 A2 20030820 (EN)

Application

EP 00903105 A 20000105

Priority

  • US 0000160 W 20000105
  • US 22686799 A 19990107
  • US 22700499 A 19990107
  • US 22700599 A 19990107
  • US 22700899 A 19990107
  • US 22700999 A 19990107
  • US 22701199 A 19990107

Abstract (en)

[origin: WO0041053A2] A distributed processing system (10) includes a plurality of cells (12, 14, 16, 18, 20) where each cell processes information in response to a type of event, and cells communicate with each other according to an (asynchronous) event-reaction protocol. According to one embodiment, each cell is responsive to a single type of event and includes a plurality of scripts (12a, 14a, 16a, 18a, 20a) which are executed upon the occurrence of an event of the appropriate type. At least some scripts include directions to send information to one or more scripts in another cell. According to another embodiment, some cells communicate with other cells according to a (synchronous) streaming protocol and other cells communicate according to an (asynchronous) event-reaction protocol. The cells communicates protocol utilized by the cells enables the use of virtually any networking medium. Thus, cells may reside in the same chip or may be separated from each other by thousands of miles.

[origin: WO0041053A2] A distributed processing system includes a plurality of cells where each cell processes information in response to a type of event, and cells communicate with each other according to an (asynchronous) event-reaction protocol. According to one embodiment, each cell is responsive to a single type of event and includes a plurality of scripts which are executed upon the occurrence of an event of the appropriate type. At least some scripts include directions to send information to one or more scripts in another cell. According to another embodiment, some cells communicate with other cells according to a (synchronous) streaming protocol and other cells communicate according to an (asynchronous) event-reaction protocol. The cells communicate with each other via a shared memory or via a communications bus. The communications protocol utilized by the cells enables the use of virtually any networking medium. Thus, cells may reside in the same chip or may be separated from each other by thousands of miles.

IPC 1-7

G06F 1/00

IPC 8 full level

G06F 15/16 (2006.01); G06F 9/46 (2006.01); G06F 15/167 (2006.01); H04L 29/08 (2006.01); H04M 3/42 (2006.01); H04M 3/533 (2006.01)

CPC (source: EP)

G06F 9/542 (2013.01); H04L 67/10 (2013.01); H04L 69/329 (2013.01)

Citation (search report)

See references of WO 0041053A3

Designated contracting state (EPC)

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

DOCDB simple family (publication)

WO 0041053 A2 20000713; WO 0041053 A3 20030605; AU 2490100 A 20000724; CA 2358252 A1 20000713; EP 1336137 A2 20030820; JP 2003530609 A 20031014

DOCDB simple family (application)

US 0000160 W 20000105; AU 2490100 A 20000105; CA 2358252 A 20000105; EP 00903105 A 20000105; JP 2000592712 A 20000105