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Nonlinear transformations for high level regular array ASIC synthesis

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Abstract

In this paper a new and efficient method is presented for optimizing the mapping ofnonuniform recurrence equations on regular array architectures. The method is based on applyingnonlinear transformations on theindices of the recurrence equations by reindexing groups of operations based on a chosen group communication scheme. The main result of this paper is that the presented method provides a means to map real life high throughput algorithms onto ASIC regular array architectures under real constraints.

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van Swaaij, M.F.X.B., Catthoor, F.V.M. & De Man, H.J. Nonlinear transformations for high level regular array ASIC synthesis. J VLSI Sign Process Syst Sign Image Video Technol 4, 259–268 (1992). https://doi.org/10.1007/BF00930639

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Keywords

  • Recurrence Equation
  • Nonlinear Transformation
  • Systolic Array
  • Regular Array
  • Algorithmic Space