PoS - Proceedings of Science
Volume 287 - The 25th International workshop on vertex detectors (Vertex 2016) - Session: Online and offline tracking and vertexing
Investigating the Micron Automata Processor for HEP Pattern Recognition Applications
M. Wang*, C. Green and T. Liu
Full text: pdf
Pre-published on: February 09, 2017
Published on: August 03, 2017
The Micron Automata Processor is a dedicated pattern matching engine that is based on a non-Von Neumann processor architecture, and was designed primarily to satisfy the growing needs of high-speed text-based pattern search applications. We investigate its suitability for HEP pattern recognition applications, using a sample track-confirmation trigger to demonstrate a proof-of-principle. We compare its performance, in this sample application, with that of other processor architectures, namely a general purpose CPU and an FPGA-based implementation using content-addressable memories.
DOI: https://doi.org/10.22323/1.287.0045
How to cite

Metadata are provided both in "article" format (very similar to INSPIRE) as this helps creating very compact bibliographies which can be beneficial to authors and readers, and in "proceeding" format which is more detailed and complete.

Open Access
Creative Commons LicenseCopyright owned by the author(s) under the term of the Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-NoDerivatives 4.0 International License.