context switching

context switching

[′kän‚text ‚swich·iŋ]
(computer science)
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The Snapdragon 820A processor, said to be Qualcomm Technologies' most advanced automotive solution, can support the PSA Group's infotainment systems to deliver immersive in-car experiences, such as music and video streaming, 3D navigation, support for multiple high-resolution displays, and superior GPU performance with intelligent pre-emption and context switching.
It captures images in linear, HDR or LFM modes, and offers frame-to-frame context switching between modes.
a full redesign of the project portfolio view--all menus, views, navigation, filters and options were streamlined and simplified to minimize context switching, and a new integrated Inbox was added to facilitate the processing of new tasks and issues that impact the project team;
Another problem the app aims to ease is context switching, being diverted from one task to another before eventually returning to complete it.
The application traffic is passed directly to the Mellanox ConnectX-3 10/40GbE or FDR 56Gb/s InfiniBand adapter from the application user space, bypassing the kernel and IP stack and thus minimizing context switching, buffer copies and interruptions resulting in world-record low-latency and higher throughput.
To explain the deleterious effect of context switching on cues that were continuously reinforced within the partial reinforcement context, Abad et al.
Orion also includes a 1 MB L2 cache to optimise CPU processing performance and provide fast context switching in a multitask environment, according to the company, while the memory interface and bus architecture supports data intensive multimedia applications including full HD video playback and high-speed 3D action games.
The MSP7160 processing architecture features a MIPS 600MHz multi-threaded core, which enables hitless context switching between simultaneous processing for tasks associated with multiple services.
It offers an operating range from -40[degrees] to +105[degrees] C; context switching (e.
Applications can take advantage of ThreadX's preemption-threshold to eliminate excessive context switching, un-deterministic priority inversion, and enhance responsiveness.
They lack this capability primarily because of their memory management schemes, context switching overhead and the lack of special function units that are necessary for protocol processing.
The new RTOS, which now supports PowerPC, ARM, MIPS, and XScale processors, features full memory protection and guaranteed resource availability, yet still delivers sub-200-nsec interrupt response and sub-microsecond context switching (as measured on a 233-MHz processor).

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