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Author Tsang, T.
Source IEEE Xplore Digital Library
Content type Text
Publisher Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers, Inc. (IEEE)
File Format PDF
Copyright Year ©2004
Language English
Subject Domain (in DDC) Natural sciences & mathematics ♦ Physics ♦ Electricity & electronics ♦ Technology ♦ Engineering & allied operations ♦ Applied physics
Subject Keyword Digital signal processing ♦ Stochastic processes ♦ Performance analysis ♦ Predictive models ♦ Digital circuits ♦ Analytical models ♦ Circuit simulation ♦ Time factors ♦ Hardware ♦ Computational modeling
Abstract The behavioural modelling of VHDL-AMS is a key factor in the development of analog and mixed-signal designs for communication devices. This paper presents a framework for the development of programmable mixed-signal devices, which integrates both programmable analog and digital circuits. The framework uses a VHDL-AMS based language, called VHDL-AMS-RTS, to describe the real-time domain and stochastic behaviour to adapt the simulation and performance analysis. The real-time stochastic statements of VHDL-AMS-RTS are added to the VHDL-AMS, which include time ordering and time constraint, probabilistic behaviour and quantitative description of mixed-signal devices. With this behavioural modelling environment it is possible to predict and optimize the analog and digital hardware using simulation but with a lower computational time and cost. To demonstrate the usefulness of the framework, we apply it to the structural performance analysis of soft input soft output (SISO) module of turbo decoding.
Description Author affiliation: Dept. of Comput., Hong Kong Polytech. Univ., China (Tsang, T.)
ISBN 0780386582
Educational Role Student ♦ Teacher
Age Range above 22 year
Educational Use Research ♦ Reading
Education Level UG and PG
Learning Resource Type Article
Publisher Date 2004-12-07
Publisher Place Malaysia
Rights Holder Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers, Inc. (IEEE)
Size (in Bytes) 1.50 MB


Source: IEEE Xplore Digital Library