On the Search for Effective Spare Arrangement of Reconfigurable Processor Arrays Using Genetic Algorithm

Noritaka SHIGEI  Hiromi MIYAJIMA  

IEICE TRANSACTIONS on Fundamentals of Electronics, Communications and Computer Sciences   Vol.E81-A   No.9   pp.1898-1901
Publication Date: 1998/09/25
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Print ISSN: 0916-8508
Type of Manuscript: Special Section LETTER (Special Section on Nonlinear Theory and Its Applications)
Category: Genetic Algorithm
genetic algorithm,  processor array,  reconfiguration,  spare arrangement,  

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A reconfiguration method for processor array is proposed in this paper. In the method, genetic algorithm (GA) is used for searching effective spare arrangement, which leads to successful reconfiguration. The effectiveness of the method is demonstrated by computer simulations.