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CompEuro '89., 'VLSI and Computer Peripherals. VLSI and Microelectronic Applications in Intelligent Peripherals and their Interconnection Networks', Proceedings.

Date 8-12 May 1989

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  • Proceedings. VLSI and Computer Peripherals. VLSI and Microelectronic Applications in Intelligent Peripherals and their Interconnection Networks (Cat. No.89CH2704-5)

    Publication Year: 1989
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  • A VLSI magnetic/magneto-optical detection channel

    Publication Year: 1989, Page(s):1/100 - 1/103
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    Emphasis has shifted from the use of magnetic storage subsystems in support of computer-assisted clerical operations toward data logging/data acquisition, storage and manipulation of noncoded information, and personal-computer applications. More stringent demands are being made on all aspects of storage subsystem performance, including capacity, accessibility, reliability, and economy. A VLSI dete... View full abstract»

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  • Wall-stitching: yet another data-structuring technique for VLSI tools at both topological and geometric levels

    Publication Year: 1989, Page(s):5/40 - 5/44
    Cited by:  Papers (1)
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    A new data-structuring technique called wall-stitching is presented for rectangular floorplan representation. It leads to a simple and complete correspondence between the geometric position and topological relationship of rooms on the floorplan. Comparisons are made with corner-stitching, a well known data structuring technique. The algorithms are implemented for path search on a floorplan, and th... View full abstract»

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  • Advanced system design concepts facilitating silicon based VLSI chip packaging and interconnection techniques

    Publication Year: 1989, Page(s):5/68 - 5/72
    Cited by:  Papers (3)  |  Patents (2)
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    Potentially, the silicon-based VLSI chip packaging and interconnection technology (hybrid wafer-scale integration, HWSI) provides for several thousand high-speed interconnections between individual VLSI chips, allowing an electrically homogeneous chip-boundary-transparent clustering of a tremendous amount of digital circuitry. Therefore, the abstract-structured logic-design methodology can also be... View full abstract»

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  • Head and media requirements for high density recording

    Publication Year: 1989, Page(s):1/97 - 1/99
    Cited by:  Patents (1)
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    The extension of magnetic recording to very high areal density requires that all the critical parameters of the system be reduced to extremely small values. The recording head parameters have to be scaled down, as well as the media magnetic parameters and the media thickness. Furthermore, pulse-slimming equalization techniques are effective in increasing the recording density by reducing intersymb... View full abstract»

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  • Automatic generation of symbolic cells from a net-list description

    Publication Year: 1989, Page(s):5/35 - 5/39
    Cited by:  Papers (1)  |  Patents (3)
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    A tool capable of synthesizing the symbolic layout of a CMOS cell from its circuit descriptions is presented. The synthesis process is guided by topological constraints on pin and transistor positions, maximum lengths of poly and diffusion wires, and the specification of a preferred layer for each electrical node. The optimization criteria, take into account cell area and aspect ratio, wire length... View full abstract»

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  • A general architecture for a frame-based word recognition system

    Publication Year: 1989, Page(s):2/91 - 2/93
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    The main features of a multilevel frame-based word-recognition-system architecture are described. The recognition process is based on a basic phonetic-unit recognition, where the basic phonetic units contain information about miscellaneous speech features of one signal frame. The proposed architecture should make it possible to recognize a word as well as to describe its prosodic features. Here, a... View full abstract»

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  • A VLSI-based intelligent peripheral for a marine simulator computer system

    Publication Year: 1989, Page(s):2/104 - 2/107
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    The author presents a new design strategy for the artificial reproduction of ship-board-generated sounds for temporal marine simulators. An overview is furnished of previous analog and digital synthesis techniques. A coherent design rationale for a VLSI-based digital sound synthesizer prototype is discussed, together with a full description of the interface bus, which permits very fast communicati... View full abstract»

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  • An advanced 1.5 μm CMOS crosspoint element for highspeed (>140 Mbit/s) switch applications

    Publication Year: 1989, Page(s):4/62 - 4/66
    Cited by:  Patents (3)
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    A crosspoint matrix 16×16 (+16) has been designed and realized in a 1.5-μm CMOS technology. The maximum bit rates of digital signals which can be switched by the VLSI are about 400 Mb/s in the best case and 160 Mb/s under worst-case conditions. The matrix chip contains all additional functions needed in system applications: for example, signal regeneration, supervision, and maintenance. A... View full abstract»

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  • Packaging of VLSI devices

    Publication Year: 1989, Page(s):5/63 - 5/67
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    VLSI technologies are characterized by a drastic reduction of component size and the economical production of large-area chips. Electrical and geometrical characteristics of modern VLSI chips require a synchronized progress in the development of chip and board technologies. Furthermore, alternative hierarchies within electronic systems, such as the application of multichip modules or microsystems,... View full abstract»

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  • An ASIC methodology for the design of DSP standard products

    Publication Year: 1989, Page(s):5/1 - 5/6
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    An approach that has been used successfully in the design of a family of high-performance digital signal processing (DSP) standard products is described. It offers the advantage of a short design cycle without sacrificing performance. The methodology relies on the availability of a well characterized standard-cell library, an accurate gate-level simulator, a behavioral simulator for architectural ... View full abstract»

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  • Future trend of storage systems

    Publication Year: 1989, Page(s):1/7 - 111
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    The current status and development trends of data storage technology are surveyed. In current storage systems, magnetic disks play a major role in file memory. However, the capacity of LSI memory is rapidly increasing, and the LSI bit cost has been greatly reduced. The data transfer rate and access performance of recent optical disk systems have improved significantly. Synchrotron orbital radiatio... View full abstract»

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  • Signal processing for high-density digital magnetic recording

    Publication Year: 1989, Page(s):1/91 - 1/96
    Cited by:  Papers (22)  |  Patents (18)
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    The signal-processing techniques most often used in digital magnetic recording systems are run-length limited (RLL) coding and peak detection (PD). The application of more advanced methods, such as partial-response (PR) signaling and maximum-likelihood sequence detection (MLSD), allows a further increase in the recording densities and reliability presently achieved. After reviewing RLL coding an P... View full abstract»

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  • A deterministic approach to netlist display

    Publication Year: 1989, Page(s):5/31 - 5/34
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    The authors describe a totally deterministic approach and a recursive algorithm for generating device-level schematic diagrams, given only the netlist description of the circuit. The new algorithm is superior to previous tools in that (1) it is deterministic (others use heuristics and therefore cannot handle certain problems), (2) it is fast (others are up to 100 times slower), (3) it is technolog... View full abstract»

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  • Advanced fault diagnosis techniques in aerospace systems

    Publication Year: 1989, Page(s):3/136 - 3/143
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    Discusses the problem of instrument (sensor) fault detection (IFD) in aerospace systems using analytical redundancy. The general framework of model-based fault detection, identification, and accommodation is outlined, and the state of the art in the field is discussed. Emphasis is placed on observer-based residual generation with increased robustness to modeling errors and noise. A time-domain and... View full abstract»

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  • Systolic devices for speech processing

    Publication Year: 1989, Page(s):2/88 - 2/90
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    A frequently used method of representing words in the area of speech recognition is as a sequence of LPC (linear prediction coefficient) vectors, which are real-valued 12- to 16-dimensional vectors each representing a time slice of the speech signal. It can be associated with particular phonems (or transitions between phonems). One method of transferring speech in a real-time environment is throug... View full abstract»

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  • LISIM-simulator for time domain simulation of lossy transmission line systems in a nonlinear circuit environment

    Publication Year: 1989, Page(s):5/82 - 5/85
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    A program for the computation of signal propagation on coupled lossy transmission-line systems, called LISIM, is presented. Since most line systems are driven by nonlinear circuits (e.g. CMOS inverters), the program works in the time domain. The kernel of LISIM is a new algorithm for very fast and accurate simulations of large lossy line systems. In order to handle nonlinear circuit environments, ... View full abstract»

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  • A bidirectional vibrotactile communication system: tactual display design and attainable data rates

    Publication Year: 1989, Page(s):2/101 - 2/103
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    A series of experiments with a bidirectional vibrotactile communication system examined the effectiveness with which a person can receive and react to vibratory stimuli applied to the skin. In order to design an effectual tactual display, vibratory patterns that varied in duration and shape were presented on the 6×24 vibrotactile array of the Optacon, a portable electronic reading aid for th... View full abstract»

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  • Aliasing probability for multiple input signature analyzers with dependent inputs

    Publication Year: 1989, Page(s):5/120 - 5/127
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    The authors consider the aliasing probability in multiple-input data compressors used in self-testing networks. It is shown that a far more general class of linear machines, linear-feedback shift registers can be used for data-compression purposes. The steady-state value of the aliasing probability is independent of the correlation of the data streams at the inputs of the data compressor. The func... View full abstract»

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  • ATM and its challenges to VLSI

    Publication Year: 1989, Page(s):4/56 - 4/61
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    The author introduces the asynchronous transfer mode as a new challenging network technique which offers a lot of flexibility for all existing and forthcoming narrowband and broadband applications. Although the concepts have already found broad acceptance, doubt has been expressed about the realization possibilities due to the high-speed high-complexity circuitry involved. Therefore, some key comp... View full abstract»

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  • VLSI technology trends

    Publication Year: 1989, Page(s):5/58 - 5/62
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    The trends in VLSI and ULSI technologies are outlined, with emphasis on ASICs (application-specification ICs) and gate arrays. The impact of the present evolving BICMOS technology on VLSI is discussed, especially in light of CMOS at low temperatures. Packaging technology plays major role in VLSI chip technology and design and is one of the key factors affecting product competitiveness. It is predi... View full abstract»

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  • Implementation aspects of the pan-European digital mobile radio system

    Publication Year: 1989, Page(s):4/17 - 4/22
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    In 1991 a digital mobile radio system, the so-called Group Special Mobile (GSM) system, will be introduced in Europe. The author presents the modulation and coding techniques which have been standardized recently For the GSM. for the baseband processing algorithms of speech coding, channel coding, and adaptive equalization, VLSI requirements are addressed. The new system has been designed for a ca... View full abstract»

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  • A rate adaption gateway to the ISDN

    Publication Year: 1989, Page(s):4/172 - 4/174
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    A multistandard rate adapter coprocessor chip, designed for use in integrated services digital network (ISDN) terminal adapters and U-interface modems, is presented. It provides a compact low-power protocol convertor to connect asynchronous (up to 19200 b/s) and synchronous (up to 64 kbit/s) data terminal equipment with any digital 64-kbit/s network. The chip was developed in a 2-μm CMOS techno... View full abstract»

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  • Japanese I/O technology-where it is and how it got there

    Publication Year: 1989, Page(s):P/2 - P/8
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    Japanese companies are currently among the world leaders in developing and marketing computer input/output (I/O) devices, particularly facsimile transceivers, CRT and flat-panel displays, and matrix and laser printers. This situation has developed from a base of inexpensive, high-quality, mass-produced consumer products of all types, from word-processors and TV sets to cameras and wristwatches. Th... View full abstract»

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  • Trends in recording and control technologies and evolution of subsystem architectures for data storage

    Publication Year: 1989, Page(s):1/1 - 1/6
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    The author describes past progress in technologies important to data storage and their application in the latest products. He examines future storage trends and the key technical challenges involved in extending recording technologies. He also briefly contrasts magnetic and optical storage devices and suggests how they can be best applied. It is suggested that optical storage technology will initi... View full abstract»

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