Kennedy, J.V., Austin, J., Pack, R. and Cass, B. (1995) C-NNAP - A parallel processing architecture for binary neural networks. In: Proceedings of the IEEE International Conference on Neural Networks (ICNN 95). (University of Western Australia, Perth, Australia, Nov 27-Dec 01, 1995). IEEE , New York , pp. 1037-1041. ISBN 0780327691Full text available as:
This paper describes the CNNAP machine, a MIMD implementation of an array of ADAM binary neural networks, primarily designed for image processing. CNNAP comprises an array of VME cards each containing a DSP, SCSI controller, and a new design of the SAT peripheral processor. The SAT processor is a dedicated hardware implemention that performs binary neural network computations. The SAT processor yields a potential speed-up of between 108 times to 182 times that of the current DSP with its dedicated coprocessor. CNNAP in association with the SAT provides a fast, parallel environment for performing binary neural network operations.
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