Definition of transputer in English:


Syllabification: trans·put·er
Pronunciation: /transˈpyo͞otər


  • A microprocessor with integral memory designed for parallel processing.
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    • These can be used to connect one transputer to four other transputers.
    • We will first explore the methods used by the transputers to exchange information with each other, how transputers access the memory, and how they support multitasking.
    • The pipeline transputer runs what basically is an assembler program, with three processes: a calculation process and two communication processes, one down, one up the pipe.


1970s: blend of transistor and computer.

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