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Design of low-error fixed-width modified booth multiplier

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4 Author(s)
Kyung-Ju Cho ; Dept. of Electron. & Inf. Eng., Chonbuk Nat. Univ., Chonju, South Korea ; Kwang-Chul Lee ; Jin-Gyun Chung ; Parhi, K.K.

This paper presents an error compensation method for a modified Booth fixed-width multiplier that receives a W-bit input and produces a W-bit product. To efficiently compensate for the quantization error, Booth encoder outputs (not multiplier coefficients) are used for the generation of error compensation bias. The truncated bits are divided into two groups depending upon their effects on the quantization error. Then, different error compensation methods are applied to each group. By simulations, it is shown that quantization error can be reduced up to 50% by the proposed error compensation method compared with the existing method with approximately the same hardware overhead in the bias generation circuit. It is also shown that the proposed method leads to up to 35% reduction in area and power consumption of a multiplier compared with the ideal multiplier.

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Very Large Scale Integration (VLSI) Systems, IEEE Transactions on  (Volume:12 ,  Issue: 5 )