(CMP) The partitioning of processors into separate computing environments running different operating systems.
The term cellular multiprocessing appears to have been coined by Unisys, who are developing a system where computers communicate as clustered machines through a high speed bus, rather than through communication protocols such as TCP/IP.
The Unisys system is based on Intel processors, initially the Pentium II Xeon and moving on to the 64-bit Merced processors later in 1999. It will be scalable from four up to 32 processors, which can be clustered or partitioned in various ways. For example a sixteen processor system could be configured as four Windows NT systems (each functioning as a four-processor symmetric multiprocessing system), or an 8-way NT and 8-way Unix system.
Supported operating systems will be Windows NT, SCO’s Unixware 7.0, Unisys’ SVR4 Unix and possibly the OS2200 and MCP-AS mainframe operating systems (with the assistance of Unisys’ own dedicated chipset).
- Cellular neural network
architecture (CNN) The CNN Universal Machine is a low cost, low power, extremely high speed supercomputer on a chip. It is at least 1000 times faster than equivalent DSP solutions of many complex image processing tasks. It is a stored program supercomputer where a complex sequence of image processing algorithms is programmed and downloaded into […]
a mobile telephone system using low-powered radio transmitters, with each transmitter covering a distinct geographical area (cell) and computer equipment to switch a call from one area to another, thus enabling large-scale car or portable phone service. mobile phone.
- Cellular radio
noun radio communication based on a network of transmitters each serving a small area known as a cell: used in personal communications systems in which the mobile receiver switches frequencies automatically as it passes from one cell to another
pertaining to or characterized by cellules or cells, especially minute compartments or cavities. of or relating to cellular phones. adjective of, relating to, resembling, or composed of a cell or cells having cells or small cavities; porous divided into a network of cells (textiles) woven with an open texture: a cellular blanket designed for or […]