Cart (Loading....) | Create Account
Close category search window
 

Program-counter-less bit-serial field-programmable VLSI processor with mesh-connected cellular array structure

Sign In

Cookies must be enabled to login.After enabling cookies , please use refresh or reload or ctrl+f5 on the browser for the login options.

Formats Non-Member Member
$31 $13
Learn how you can qualify for the best price for this item!
Become an IEEE Member or Subscribe to
IEEE Xplore for exclusive pricing!
close button

puzzle piece

IEEE membership options for an individual and IEEE Xplore subscriptions for an organization offer the most affordable access to essential journal articles, conference papers, standards, eBooks, and eLearning courses.

Learn more about:

IEEE membership

IEEE Xplore subscriptions

4 Author(s)
Ohsawa, N. ; Graduate Sch. of Inf. Sci., Tohoku Univ., Sendai, Japan ; Sakamoto, O. ; Hariyama, M. ; Kameyama, M.

This paper proposes a field programmable VLSI processor (FPVLSI) based on a bit-serial mesh-connected cellular array that reduces complexity of a programmable interconnection network. A cell is capable of performing operations, storing intermediate results, and controlling bit-serial operations. To implement these three functions efficiently, the cell consists of shift-register-based lookup tables. Moreover, direct allocation of a control/data flow graph (CDFG) is employed where only a single node in a CDFG is mapped into a single cell so that the interconnection complexity is greatly reduced. The FPVLSI with 64 cells is designed in a 0.18μm CMOS design rule. The estimated performance of the FPVLSI is evaluated to be 9 times higher than that of the conventional FPGA in a typical application.

Published in:

VLSI, 2004. Proceedings. IEEE Computer society Annual Symposium on

Date of Conference:

19-20 Feb. 2004

Need Help?


IEEE Advancing Technology for Humanity About IEEE Xplore | Contact | Help | Terms of Use | Nondiscrimination Policy | Site Map | Privacy & Opting Out of Cookies

A not-for-profit organization, IEEE is the world's largest professional association for the advancement of technology.
© Copyright 2014 IEEE - All rights reserved. Use of this web site signifies your agreement to the terms and conditions.