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Real-Time Visual Computations Using Analog CMOS Processing Arrays

Sivilotti, Massimo A. and Mahowald, Michelle A. and Mead, Carver A. (1987) Real-Time Visual Computations Using Analog CMOS Processing Arrays. In: Advanced Research in VLSI: Proceedings of the 1987 Conference. The MIT Press , Cambridge, MA, pp. 295-311. ISBN 0262121212. https://resolver.caltech.edu/CaltechAUTHORS:20150203-152114654

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Abstract

Integration of photosensors and processing elements provides a mechanism to concurrently perform computations previously intractable in real-time. We have used this approach to model biological early vision processes. A set of VLSI "retina" chips have been fabricated, using large scale analog circuits (over lOOK transistors in total). Analog processing provides sophisticated, compact functional elements, and avoids some of the aliasing problems encountered in conventional sampled-data artificial vision systems.


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Additional Information:© 1987 MIT Press. This research was supported by a grant from the System Development Foundation, and an equipment grant from Hewlett-Packard Corp. The authors are indebted to Dick Lyon, Lars Neilsen, Michael Emerling, and John Tanner for many useful discussions.
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