Task-oriented architectures

@article{Bisiani1983TaskorientedA,
  title={Task-oriented architectures},
  author={Roberto Bisiani and Hans Mauersberg and Raj Reddy},
  journal={Proceedings of the IEEE},
  year={1983},
  volume={71},
  pages={885-898}
}
Recent advances in system design provide increasing opportunities for rapid experimentation with task-oriented architectures, i.e., architectures designed to perform extremely well for a given application. Problems encountered in one such experiment indicate that, contrary to initial expectations, only a small fraction of the effort is required for hardware development. Most of the effort was devoted to algorithm analysis and restructuring, architecture design, systems programming, software and… 

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