A NETWORK COMPUTER WITH TWO EMBEDDED RINGS

Fecha de publicación: 30/09/2021
Fuente: WIPO Wine
A computer comprising a plurality of interconnected processing nodes arranged in a configuration in which multiple layers of interconnected nodes are arranged along an axis, each layer comprising at least four processing nodes connected in a non-axial ring by at least respective intralayer link between each pair of neighbouring processing nodes, wherein each of the at least four processing nodes in each layer is connected to a respective corresponding node in one or more adjacent layer by a respective interlayer link, the computer being programmed to provide in the configuration two embedded one dimensional paths and to transmit data around each of the two embedded one dimensional paths, each embedded one dimensional path using all processing nodes of the computer in such a manner that the two embedded one dimensional paths operate simultaneously without sharing links.