Synthesis of Arithmetic Circuits: FPGA, ASIC and Embedded Systems / Edition 1

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Overview

A new approach to the study of arithmetic circuits

In Synthesis of Arithmetic Circuits: FPGA, ASIC and Embedded Systems, the authors take a novel approach of presenting methods and examples for the synthesis of arithmetic circuits that better reflects the needs of today's computer system designers and engineers. Unlike other publications that limit discussion to arithmetic units for general-purpose computers, this text features a practical focus on embedded systems.

Following an introductory chapter, the publication is divided into two parts. The first part, Mathematical Aspects and Algorithms, includes mathematical background, number representation, addition and subtraction, multiplication, division, other arithmetic operations, and operations in finite fields. The second part, Synthesis of Arithmetic Circuits, includes hardware platforms, general principles of synthesis, adders and subtractors, multipliers, dividers, and other arithmetic primitives. In addition, the publication distinguishes itself with:
* A separate treatment of algorithms and circuits-a more useful presentation for both software and hardware implementations
* Complete executable and synthesizable VHDL models available on the book's companion Web site, allowing readers to generate synthesizable descriptions
* Proposed FPGA implementation examples, namely synthesizable low-level VHDL models for the Spartan II and Virtex families
* Two chapters dedicated to finite field operations

This publication is a must-have resource for students in computer science and embedded system designers, engineers, and researchers in the field of hardware and software computer system design and development.

An Instructor Support FTP site is available from the Wiley editorial department.

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Editorial Reviews

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"…useful both in the academia and industry…suited for students taking specialist courses…[and] a valuable reference for practicing engineers." (IEEE Circuits & Devices Magazine, November/December 2006)

"This book is warmly recommended to anyone having to design or understand how computer arithmetic operates at almost every conceivable level of detail." (Computing Reviews.com, June 8, 2006)

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780471687832
  • Publisher: Wiley, John & Sons, Incorporated
  • Publication date: 11/5/2005
  • Edition description: New Edition
  • Edition number: 1
  • Pages: 576
  • Product dimensions: 6.48 (w) x 9.29 (h) x 1.33 (d)

Meet the Author

JEAN-PIERRE DESCHAMPS, PhD, is Professor, University Rovira, Tarragona, Spain. He is the author of six books and over 100 research papers. His research interests include FPGA and ASIC design, digital arithmetic, and cryptography.

GERY Jean Antoine BIOUL, MSc, is Professor, National University of the Center of the Province of Buenos Aires, Argentina. His research interests include logic design and computer arithmetic algorithms, and implementations.

GUSTAVO D. SUTTER, PhD, is Professor, University Autonoma of Madrid, Spain. His research interests include FPGA and ASIC design, digital arithmetic, and development of embedded systems.

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Table of Contents

1 Introduction 1
2 Mathematical background 15
3 Number representation 39
4 Arithmetic operations : addition and subtraction 55
5 Arithmetic operations : multiplication 81
6 Arithmetic operations : division 109
7 Other arithmetic operations 165
8 Finite field operations 211
9 Hardware platforms 239
10 Circuit synthesis : general principles 271
11 Adders and subtractors 289
12 Multipliers 359
13 Dividers 407
14 Other arithmetic operators 447
15 Circuits for finite field operations 481
16 Floating-point unit 513
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  • Anonymous

    Posted June 13, 2006

    Innovative presentation

    The presentation of arithmetic theory and applications is innovative. Some of the topics are inedited they present new approaches for both algorithmic and implementation aspects. It is a very interesting reference book for what refer to computer arithmetic in general and special purpose arithmetic circuit in particular.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted June 6, 2006

    Original

    This book is quite original in its presentation. The selection of implementations is of interest. The theoretical foundations are sound and presented in a well organized way. The applications cope with the actual technology: especially in what concerns programmable devices. It is a good book for advanced students and a must have tool for the professional designer.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted June 12, 2006

    Excelente libro

    Es un excelente libro que sirve de guia para proyectos de investigación y docencia universitaria.

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