serial processor

serial processor

[′sir·ē·əl ′prä‚ses·ər]
(computer science)
A computer in which data are handled sequentially by separate units of the system.
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Kontron's CompactPCIA Serial processor board CPS3003-SA in detail
Kontron's new CompactPCIA Serial processor board is available in multiple versions and scalable from the 1.
If we use s and p to represent serial and parallel time spent on the parallel system, then a serial processor would require time s + p X N to perform the task.
The CW4512 ViSP is built on a 32-bit fixed point system on a chip (SoC) that includes eight parallel single instruction multiple data (SIMD) DSPs integrated with a fast RISC serial processor.
The CW4512 ViSP includes an onboard serial processor, thus no additional microcontroller is required to implement the housekeeping functions for a portable digital product.
The flood of data projected on the battlefield of the 1990s will far exceed the computational capacity of existing serial processors used with ESM and radar warning receivers and anti-radiation missiles.