%T Fast prototyping of architectural designs using transputers
%A David B. Skillicorn
%E Charlie Askew
%B OUG\-9: Occam and the Transputer \-\- Research and Applications
%X The existence of a processor with on\-board communication
facilities, such as the transputer, makes it possible to
prototype new hardware designs by emulating their functional
units on networks of transputers. This gives better
information about performance and appearance than simulation
and can be considerably easier to build. It also permits
software to be built and executed with performance that
approximates the final system\-hence, software prototyping
is also possible. We describe our experiences with two
different systems: an object\-based vision system and an
implementation of the functional language Lucid.
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