Analog VLSI Building Blocks

  • Bing J. Sheu
  • Joongho Choi
Part of the The Springer International Series in Engineering and Computer Science book series (SECS, volume 304)


Since the number of synapses is typically much larger than the numbers of neurons on a VLSI chip, the characteristics of an analog multiplier used for the synapse cell determines the accuracy, the silicon area, and the power consumption of the neuroprocessor chip. Several design issues should be carefully addressed for performance optimization of the synapse cell.


Output Neuron Radial Basis Function Neural Network Input Neuron Differential Pair PMOS Transistor 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Bing J. Sheu
    • 1
  • Joongho Choi
    • 2
  1. 1.University of Southern CaliforniaUSA
  2. 2.IBM Thomas J. Watson Research CenterUniversity of Southern CaliforniaUSA

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