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Course Postgraduate
Semester Electives
Subject Code AVD868
Subject Title VLSI Signal Processing


Introduction to Digital Signal Processing ; Need of VLSI DSP algorithms. Introduction to VLSI Technology and DSP Technology requirements; main DSP Blocks and typical DSP Algorithms. Number Representation: Fixed point Representation Floating point Representation; Binary Adders; Binary Multiplier; Binary Dividers; Floating point Arithmetic Implementation: CORDIC architectures; Multiply Accumulator unit ; Computation of Special functions using MAC cells. Redundant arithmetic, redundant number representations , carry free radix 2 addition and subtraction . Hybrid radix 4 addition. Radix 2 hybrid redundant multiplication architectures , data format conversion. Redundant to nonredundant converter. Numerical strength reduction. Transformations for retiming. Folding and unfolding DSP programs. Bit level arithmetic structures ‐ parallel multipliers, interleaved floor plan and bit plan based digital filters. Bit serial multipliers. Bit serial filter design and implementation. Canonic signed digit arithmetic, Distributed arithmetic. Synchronous pipelining and clocking styles, clock skew and clock distribution in bit level pipelined VLSI designs. Parallel FIR filters. Pipelining of FIR filters. Parallel processing. Pipelining and parallel processing for low power FIR filters. Pipeline interleaving in digital filters. Pipelining and parallel processing for IIR filters. Low power IIR filter design using pipelining and parallel processing, Pipelined adaptive digital filters. Systolic Array Architectures and fast convolution algorithms. Round off noise and its computation. State variable description of digital filters, Round off noise computation using state variable description. Scaling using slow ‐ down, retiming and pipelining.

Text Books

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1.VLSI Digital Signal Processing Systems ‐ Design and Implementation, Keshab K. Parhi, Wiely, 2010

2. High ‐ Performance VLSI Signal Processing – Innovative Architectures and Algorithms, Systems Design and Applications, K. J. Ray Liu, IEEE Press, 1998

3. System Design with SystemC, Thorsten Grotker, et al,Kluwer Academic Publishers, 2002

4. Digital Signal Processing with Field Programmable Gate Arrays, U Meyer Baese Springer 2009

5. FPGA ‐ based Implementation of Signal Processing Systems, Roger Woodset al ,2008

6. Design of Analog ‐ Digital VLSI Circuits forTelecommunication and Signal Processing, Jose E. France, Yannis Tsividis, Prentice Hall, 1994