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Generalized earliest-first fast addition algorithm

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2 Author(s)
Wen-Chang Yeh ; ZyDAS Technol. Corp., Hsinchu, Taiwan ; Chein-Wei Jen,

This paper presents a generalized earliest-first (GEF) addition algorithm to accelerate carry propagation addition (CPA). A set of operators and notations have been developed to describe and analyze traditional carry-lookahead or conditional-sum-based algorithms. The proposed GEF algorithm schedules bit-level operations of CPA in an earliest-first manner to reduce the overall latency. With the aid of the developed operators and notations, the algorithm can be generalized to any algorithm based on carry-lookahead or conditional-sum rule. An adder generated by using the GEF algorithm outperforms traditional algorithms when inputs do not arrive simultaneously.

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Computers, IEEE Transactions on  (Volume:52 ,  Issue: 10 )