Optical Supercomputing: Third International Workshop, OSC 2010, Bertinoro, Italy, November 17-19, 2010, Revised Selected Papers

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Shlomi Dolev, Mihai Oltean
Springer Science & Business Media, Jul 12, 2011 - Computers - 131 pages
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This book constitutes the thoroughly refereed post-conference proceedings of the Third International Workshop on Optical SuperComputing, OSC 2010, held in Bertinoro, Italy, in November 2010.
The 13 papers presented were carefully reviewed and selected for inclusion in this book. Being an annual forum for research presentations on all facets of optical computing for solving hard computation tasks, OCS addresses the following topics of interest: designs or demonstrations of optical computing devices, algorithmics and complexity issues of optical computing, computation representation by photons and holograms, neural and brain inspired architectures, electro-optic devices for interacting with optical computing devices, practical implementations, analysis of existing devices and case studies, optical photonics and laser switching technologies, optical and photonic memories, optical signal processing subsystems, optical networks for high-performance computing, optical interconnections, quantum optical systems, applications and algorithms for optical devices, Alpha particles, X-rays, and nano-technologies for optical computing.
 

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Contents

Integrated Photonic Micro Logic Gate
1
An Optical System for Prime Factorization Based on Parallel Processing
10
Optical Graph 3Colorability
16
Solving a Generalized Version of the Exact Cover Problem with a LightBased Device
23
AllOptical Reconfigurable Logic Unit with Optically Controlled Microcavity Switches
32
Simulation and Optimized Design of High Density Optical Crossconnect Systems for Massively Parallel Computing Architectures
42
An Optical Solution for the SAT Problem
53
Compressive Sensing of ObjectSignature
63
ZeroEnergyDissipation Logic
78
Nanotechnology Based Optical Solution for NPHard Problems
86
Holographic Computation of Balanced Succinct Permanent Instances
100
Being Analog
113
A Review
119
Author Index
131
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Dolev is Senior Lecturer and Coordinator of Computer Science in the Department of Mathematics and Computer Science at Ben-Gurion University of the Negev, Israel.

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