Implementing an Adaptive Viterbi Algorithm in Coarse-Grained Reconfigurable Hardware

G.K. Rauwerda, Werner Brugger

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    Future mobile terminals become multi-mode communication systems. In order to handle different standards, we propose to perform baseband processing in heterogeneous reconfigurable hardware. Not only the baseband processing but also error decoding differs for every communication system. Therefore we implemented an adaptive Viterbi decoder in the coarse-grained MONTIUM architecture. The rate, constraint length and decision depth of the decoder can be adjusted to different communication systems. We showed that the flexibility in the coarsegrained reconfigurable architecture has an estimated cost of 24 times more energy consumption compared to a dedicated solution.
    Original languageUndefined
    Title of host publicationProceedings of the International Conference on Engineering of Reconfigurable Systems and Algorithms (ERSA'05)
    EditorsT.P. Plaks, R. DeMara, M. Gokhale, S. Guccione, M. Platzner, Gerardus Johannes Maria Smit, M. Wirthlin
    Place of PublicationUSA
    PublisherCSREA Press
    Number of pages7
    ISBN (Print)1-932415-74-2
    Publication statusPublished - Jun 2005
    Event2005 International Conference on Engineering of Reconfigurable Systems & Algorithms, ERSA '05 - Las Vegas, Nevada, USA, Las Vegas, United States
    Duration: 27 Jun 200530 Jun 2005

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    PublisherCSREA Press


    Conference2005 International Conference on Engineering of Reconfigurable Systems & Algorithms, ERSA '05
    Abbreviated titleERSA
    Country/TerritoryUnited States
    CityLas Vegas
    Other27-30 Jun 2005


    • CAES-EEA: Efficient Embedded Architectures
    • EWI-1477
    • EC Grant Agreement nr.: FP6/001908
    • IR-54758
    • METIS-229224

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