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SCALABLE AND PROGRAMMABLE COMPUTER SYSTEMS

United States Patent Application

20140149715
A1
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Efficient, scalable, programmable, and reliable computing systems, built from a homogeneous set of relatively humble processors arranged logically or physically into a Recurrent Multi-Stage Interconnection Network (RMIN) is provided. The RMIN may include a plurality of layers, where each of the plurality of layers includes a plurality of nodes. The RMIN may also include a plurality of links configured to connect each of the plurality of layers, and a plurality of recurrent links configured to connect a plurality of nodes in a last layer of the plurality of layers to plurality nodes in a first layer of the plurality of layers. The plurality of links, together with the plurality of recurrent links, may be configured to allow data originating in any layer of the plurality of layers to pass through each of the plurality of layers without interruption.
Inman, Jeffrey Thornton (Santa Fe, NM)
Los Alamos National Security, LLC (Los Alamos NM)
14/ 039,303
September 27, 2013
STATEMENT OF FEDERAL RIGHTS [0002] The United States government has rights in this invention pursuant to Contract No. DE-AC52-06NA25396 between the United States Department of Energy and Los Alamos National Security, LLC for the operation of Los Alamos National Laboratory.