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Article: An Unified Architecture for Single, Double, Double-Extended, and Quadruple Precision Division

TitleAn Unified Architecture for Single, Double, Double-Extended, and Quadruple Precision Division
Authors
KeywordsQuadruple precision arithmetic
Division
ASIC
FPGA
Iterative architecture
Issue Date2018
PublisherBirkhaeuser Boston. The Journal's web site is located at http://link.springer.de/link/service/journals/00034/
Citation
Circuits, Systems, and Signal Processing, 2018, v. 37 n. 1, p. 383-407 How to Cite?
AbstractA hardware architecture for quadruple precision floating point division arithmetic with multi-precision support is presented. Division is an important yet far more complex arithmetic operation than addition and multiplication, which demands significant amount of hardware resources for a complete implementation. The proposed architecture also supports the processing of single-, double-, and double-extended precision computations with varied latency. An iterative multiplicative-based architecture for multi-precision quadruple precision division is proposed with small size and promising performance. The proposed mantissa division architecture, the most complex sub-unit, employs a series expansion methodology of division. The architecture follows the standard state-of-the-art flow for floating point division arithmetic with normal as well as subnormal processing. The proposed division architecture is synthesized using UMC 90nm ASIC standard cell library. It is also demonstrated using a Xilinx FPGA-based implementation which is integrated with a wide integer multiplier for mantissa division further optimized for FPGA implementations facilitating the built-in DSP blocks efficiently. When compared to existing quadruple precision divider available in the literature, the proposed architecture has 25% equivalent area saving, 2 × improvement in latency with improved speed on FPGA platform; and it has more than 50% area saving, 3 × improvement in latency-throughput with better speed on ASIC platform.
Persistent Identifierhttp://hdl.handle.net/10722/247395
ISSN
2017 Impact Factor: 1.998
2015 SCImago Journal Rankings: 0.571
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dc.contributor.authorJaiswal, MK-
dc.contributor.authorSo, HKH-
dc.date.accessioned2017-10-18T08:26:35Z-
dc.date.available2017-10-18T08:26:35Z-
dc.date.issued2018-
dc.identifier.citationCircuits, Systems, and Signal Processing, 2018, v. 37 n. 1, p. 383-407-
dc.identifier.issn0278-081X-
dc.identifier.urihttp://hdl.handle.net/10722/247395-
dc.description.abstractA hardware architecture for quadruple precision floating point division arithmetic with multi-precision support is presented. Division is an important yet far more complex arithmetic operation than addition and multiplication, which demands significant amount of hardware resources for a complete implementation. The proposed architecture also supports the processing of single-, double-, and double-extended precision computations with varied latency. An iterative multiplicative-based architecture for multi-precision quadruple precision division is proposed with small size and promising performance. The proposed mantissa division architecture, the most complex sub-unit, employs a series expansion methodology of division. The architecture follows the standard state-of-the-art flow for floating point division arithmetic with normal as well as subnormal processing. The proposed division architecture is synthesized using UMC 90nm ASIC standard cell library. It is also demonstrated using a Xilinx FPGA-based implementation which is integrated with a wide integer multiplier for mantissa division further optimized for FPGA implementations facilitating the built-in DSP blocks efficiently. When compared to existing quadruple precision divider available in the literature, the proposed architecture has 25% equivalent area saving, 2 × improvement in latency with improved speed on FPGA platform; and it has more than 50% area saving, 3 × improvement in latency-throughput with better speed on ASIC platform.-
dc.languageeng-
dc.publisherBirkhaeuser Boston. The Journal's web site is located at http://link.springer.de/link/service/journals/00034/-
dc.relation.ispartofCircuits, Systems, and Signal Processing-
dc.subjectQuadruple precision arithmetic-
dc.subjectDivision-
dc.subjectASIC-
dc.subjectFPGA-
dc.subjectIterative architecture-
dc.titleAn Unified Architecture for Single, Double, Double-Extended, and Quadruple Precision Division-
dc.typeArticle-
dc.identifier.emailJaiswal, MK: manishkj@hku.hk-
dc.identifier.emailSo, HKH: hso@eee.hku.hk-
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dc.identifier.doi10.1007/s00034-017-0559-9-
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dc.identifier.hkuros280269-
dc.identifier.volume37-
dc.identifier.issue1-
dc.identifier.spage383-
dc.identifier.epage407-
dc.identifier.isiWOS:000419472400018-
dc.publisher.placeUnited States-

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