Esção(n~m~p) is an old "new" computer architecture proposal. Its purpose is to eliminate Von Neumann's bottleneck.
Its hence referred as Old "new" as it is a new approach to an old-fashioned computer architecture.
Esção is a Portuguese acronym which stands for Engenharia de Sistemas de Computação Automatizada Otimizada (Optimized Automated Computing Systems Engineering).
As it presents an asynchronous nature, Esção(n~m~p) machines can also be used to implement Asynchronous Computers or Clock independent Computers.There are some other people working on this subject...
Most of our development stays at sourceforge CVS at:
The article A Solution of the General Model for a Digital System tries to explain how Esção works.
There are also a couple of excellent papers written in Portuguese by Dr. Leo Weber:
You can get more on "Computers without Clocks" (or Asynchronous Computers) on http://www.sciam.com/ and http://research.sun.com/.
The Esção project is hosted by the
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