Method of the self-synchronization of configurable elements of a programmable unit

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  • US 6,081,903 A
  • Filed: 10/08/1997
  • Issued: 06/27/2000
  • Est. Priority Date: 02/08/1997
  • Status: Expired due to Term
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1. A method of synchronizing configurable elements of a data processing unit, the data processing unit having a multi-dimensional cell architecture, comprising:

  • transmitting in a network a status signal by a first element of the configurable elements to at least one second element of the configurable elements during a run-time state of the data processing unit and while at least another element of the configurable elements processes data, the status signal indicating an internal state of the first element;

    receiving the status signal by the at least one second element; and

    processing data by the at least one second element as a function of the received status signal.

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