This thesis is a study of the design of parallel algorithms for low-level digital
image processing on Very Large Scale Integration (VLSI) processor arrays which
are implemented on both a Sequent Balance (MIMD) via an Occam simulator and a
transputer network running the Transputer Development System (TDS). The Occam programming language is used as a tool to simulate and map systolic arrays for the
image processing algorithms proposed. [Continues.]
A Doctoral Thesis. Submitted in partial fulfilment of the requirements for the award of Doctor of Philosophy at Loughborough University.