ESE 575: Advanced VLSI Signal Processing Architectures

Selected Reading List

  • Low Power Design

    1. A. P. Chandrakasan, S. Sheng, R. W. Brodersen, "Low-Power CMOS Digital Design," IEEE Journal of Solid-State Circuits, vol. 27, no. 4, April 1992.

    2. A. P. Chandrakasan, R. W. Brodersen, "Minimizing Power Consumpsion in Digital CMOS Circuits," Proceedings of the IEEE, vol. 83, no. 4, pp. 498-523, April 1995.

  • Communications Systems

    3. B. Sklar, "Defining, Designing, and Evaluating Digital Communication Systems," IEEE Communications Magazine, vol. 31, no. 11, pp. 91-101, November 1993.

    4. R. Prasad, T. Ojanpera, "An Overview of CDMA Evolution Toward Wideband CDMA," IEEE Communications Surveys, vol. 1, no. 1, pp. 2-29, 1998.

    5. B. Sklar, "A Structured Overview of Digital Communications - A Tutorial Review- Part I," IEEE Communications Magazine, August 1983.

    6. J.M. Cioffi, V. Oksman, J.-J. Werner, T. Pollet, P.M.P. Spruyt, J.S. Chow, K.S. Jacobsen, "Very-high-speed digital subscriber lines," IEEE Communications Magazine, vol.37, no.4, p.72-79, April 1999.

    7. P.S. Chow, J.M. Cioffi, J.A.C. Bingham, "DMT-based ADSL: concept, architecture, and performance," IEE Colloquium on 'High Speed Access Technology and Services, Including Video-on-Demand,' p.3/1-6, London, UK, 19 Oct. 1994.

    8. V. B. Lawrence, L.J. Smithwick, J.-J. Werner, N. Zervos, "Broadband Access to the Home on Copper," Bell Labs Technical Journal, Summer 1996.

    9. A. O’Rourke, G. Ungerboeck, R. Joshi, D. Jones, "VDSL White Paper," Broadcom Corp.

    10. B. Daneshrad, H. Samueli, "Finite wordlength requirements for adaptive signal processing elements in digital QAM ADSL systems," Proceedings of ICC/SUPERCOMM'94 - 1994 International Conference on Communications, vol. 2. pp.838-842, New Orleans, LA, 1-5 May 1994.

    11. VDSL Coalition, http://www.vdsl.org

    12. VDSL Alliance, http://www.vdslalliance.com

    13. M. Hatamian, et al, "Design considerations for gigabit Ethernet 1000Base-T twisted pair transceivers," Proceedings of the IEEE 1998 Custom Integrated Circuits Conference, pp.335-342, Santa Clara, CA, 11-14 May 1998.

    14. E.F. Haratsch, K. Azadet, "A low complexity joint equalizer and decoder for 1000Base-T Gigabit Ethernet," Proceedings of the IEEE 2000 Custom Integrated Circuits Conference, pp. 465-468, Orlando, FL, 21-24 May 2000.

    15. K. Azadet, M.-L. Yu, P. Larsson, D. Inglis, "A gigabit transceiver chip set for UTP CAT-6 cables in digital CMOS technology," 2000 IEEE International Solid-State Circuits Conference. Digest of Technical Papers, p.306-307. 496, San Francisco, CA, 7-9 Feb. 2000.

  • DSP Arithmetic and Transformations

    16. P.M. Kogge, H.S. Stone, "A parallel algorithm for the efficient solution of a general class of recurrence equations," IEEE Transactions on Computers, vol. C-22, no. 8, pp. 786-793, August 1973.

    17. A. Avizienis, "Signed-digit number representations for fast parallel arithmetic," IRE Transactions on Computers, September 1961.

    18. R. Jain, P.T. Yang, T. Yoshino, "FIRGEN: a computer-aided design system for high performance FIR filter integrated circuits," IEEE Transactions on Signal Processing, vol.39, no.7, pp.1655-1668, July 1991.

    19. R.A. Hawley, B.C. Wong, T.-J. Lin, J. Laskowski, H. Samueli, "Design techniques for silicon compiler implementations of high-speed FIR digital filters," IEEE Journal of Solid-State Circuits, vol.31, no.5, pp.656-667, May 1996.

    20. C.S.H. Wong, J.C. Rudell, G.T. Uehara, P.R. Gray, "A 50 MHz eight-tap adaptive equalizer for partial-response channels," IEEE Journal of Solid-State Circuits, vol.30, no.3, pp.228-234, March 1995.

    21. L.E. Thon, P. Sutardja, F.-S. Lai, G. Coleman, "A 240 MHz 8-tap programmable FIR filter for disk-drive read channels," 1995 IEEE International Solid-State Circuits Conference. Digest of Technical Papers ISSCC '95, pp.82-3, 343, San Francisco, CA, USA, 15-17 Feb. 1995.

    22. D. Moloney, J. O'Brien, E. O'Rourke, F. Brianti, "Low-power 200-Msps, area-efficient, five-tap programmable FIR filter," IEEE Journal of Solid-State Circuits, vol.33, no.7, pp.1134-1138, July 1998.

    23. R. B. Staszewski, K. Muhammad, P. Balsara, "A 550-MSample/s 8-Tap FIR Digital Filter for Magnetic Recording Read Channels," IEEE Journal of Solid-State Circuits, vol. 35, no. 8, pp. 1205-1210, August 2000.

    24. K. Azadet, C.J. Nicole, "Low-power equalizer architectures for high speed modems," IEEE Communications Magazine, vol.36, no.10, p.118-126, Oct. 1998.

  • Decoder Architectures

    25. P.J. Black, T.H. Meng, "A 140-Mb/s, 32-state, radix-4 Viterbi decoder," IEEE Journal of Solid-State Circuits, vol.27, no.12, pp.1877-1885, Dec. 1992.

    26. P.J. Black, T.H.-Y. Meng, "A 1-Gb/s, four-state, sliding block Viterbi decoder," IEEE Journal of Solid-State Circuits, vol.32, no.6, pp.797-805, June 1997.

    27. G. Fettweis, H. Meyr, "Parallel Viterbi algorithm implementation: breaking the ACS-bottleneck," IEEE Transactions on Communications, vol.37, no.8, p.785-90, Aug. 1989.

    28. G. Fettweis, H. Meyr, "High-rate Viterbi processor: a systolic array solution," IEEE Journal on Selected Areas in Communications, vol.8, no.8, pp.1520-34, Oct. 1990.

    29. G. Fettweis, H. Meyr, "High-speed parallel Viterbi decoding: algorithm and VLSI-architecture," IEEE Communications Magazine, vol.29, no.5, pp. 46-55, May 1991.

    30. A.K. Yeung, J.M. Rabaey, "A 210 Mb/s radix-4 bit-level pipelined Viterbi decoder," 1995 IEEE International Solid-State Circuits Conference, Digest of Technical Papers, ISSCC '95, pp.88-9, 344, San Francisco, CA, 15-17 Feb. 1995.

    31. G. Fettweis, R. Karabed, P.H. Siegel, H.K. Thapar, "Reduced-complexity Viterbi detector architectures for partial response signalling," Proceedings of GLOBECOM '95, Singapore, vol.1, pp.559-563, 13-17 Nov. 1995.

    32. T. Conway, "Implementation of high speed Viterbi detectors," Electronics Letters, vol.35, no.24, pp.2089-2090, 25. Nov. 1999.

    33. C.B. Shung, P.H. Siegel, G. Ungerboeck, H.K. Thapar, "VLSI architectures for metric normalization in the Viterbi algorithm," IEEE International Conference on Communications ICC '90, Atlanta, GA, pp.1723-1728, vol. 4, 16-19 April 1990.

    34. A.P. Hekstra, "An alternative to metric rescaling in Viterbi decoders," IEEE Transactions on Communications, vol.37, no.11, p.1220-1222, Nov. 1989.

  • Multimedia Processings

  • Programmable Digital Signal Processors

    35. E.A. Lee, "Programmable DSP architectures. I," IEEE ASSP Magazine, vol.5, no.4, pp.4-19, Oct. 1988.

    36. E.A. Lee, "Programmable DSP architectures. II," IEEE ASSP Magazine, vol.6, no.1, pp.4-14, Jan. 1989.

    37. A. Gatherer, T. Stetzler, M. McMahan, E. Auslander, "DSP-based architectures for mobile communications: past, present and future," IEEE Communications Magazine, vol.38, no.1, pp.84-90, Jan. 2000.