Title

GAPP instruction simulator

Abstract

A need was recognized for the development of a hardware independent simulator for the Geometric Arithmetic Parallel Processor, or GAPP. This simulator would allow the user to test algorithms targeted to GAPP systems using readily available personnel computers. The development of the simulation, a GAPP Instruction Simulator, or GIS, is the basis of this research report. This report includes a discussion of earlier parallel processors of similar type to the GAPP, a discussion of the GAPP's operation and instructions, and illustrations of GAPP applications. The report focuses on the GAPP Instruction Simulator with a discussion of its operation and a listing of the software implementation. The GIS software was compiled and test executed with results discussed in the conclusion of this report. the GIS provides a useful simulator for GAPP application design testing without having GAPP hardware available.

Notes

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Graduation Date

1988

Semester

Summer

Advisor

Myler, Harley R.

Degree

Master of Science (M.S.)

College

College of Engineering

Department

Computer Engineering

Format

Print

Language

English

Length of Campus-only Access

None

Access Status

Masters Thesis (Open Access)

Subjects

Dissertations, Academic--Engineering; Engineering--Dissertations, Academic

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