An Application of Functional Decomposition in ROM-Based FSM Implementation in FPGA Devices
Modern FPLD devices have very complex structure. They combine PLA like structures, as well as FPGA and even memory-based structures. However lack of appropriate synthesis methods do not allow fully exploiting the possibilities the modern FPLDs offer. The paper presents a general method for the synthesis targeted to implementation of sequential circuits using embedded memory blocks. The method is based on the serial decomposition concept and relies on decomposing the memory block into two blocks: a combinational address modifier and a smaller memory block. An appropriately chosen decomposition strategy may allow reducing the required memory size at the cost of additional logic cells for address modifier implementation. This makes possible implementation of FSMs that exceed available memory by using embedded memory blocks and additional programmable logic.
Computer Engineering | Digital Circuits | Electrical and Computer Engineering | Electrical and Electronics | Systems and Communications
Use Find in Your Library, contact the author, or use interlibrary loan to garner a copy of the article. Publisher copyright policy allows author to archive post-print (author’s final manuscript). When post-print is available or publisher policy changes, the article will be deposited
An Application of Functional Decomposition in ROM-Based FSM Implementation in FPGA Devices.
Journal of Systems Architecture, 51(6-7),