GAPPCO: An Easy to Configure Geometric Algebra Coprocessor Based on GAPP Programs

GAPPCO: An Easy to Configure Geometric Algebra Coprocessor Based on GAPP Programs Because of the high numeric complexity of Geometric Algebra, its use in engineering applications relies heavily on tools and devices for efficient implementations. In this article, we present a novel hardware design for a Geometric Algebra coprocessor, called GAPPCO, which is based on Geometric Algebra Parallelism Programs (GAPP). GAPPCO is a design for a coprocessor combining the advantages of optimizing software with a configurable hardware able to implement arbitrary Geometric Algebra algorithms. The idea is to have a fixed hardware easily and fast to be configured for different algorithms. We describe the new hardware design together with the complete tool chain for its configuration. Advances in Applied Clifford Algebras Springer Journals

GAPPCO: An Easy to Configure Geometric Algebra Coprocessor Based on GAPP Programs

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Physics; Mathematical Methods in Physics; Theoretical, Mathematical and Computational Physics; Applications of Mathematics; Physics, general
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