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Behavioral and macro modeling using piecewise linear techniques

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In this paper we will demonstrate that most digital, analog as well as behavioral components can be described using piecewise linear approximations of their real behavior. This leads to several advantages from the viewpoint of simulation. We will also give a method to store the resulting linear segments in a compact way, in order to avoid storage problems.

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Kruiskamp, W., Leenaerts, D. Behavioral and macro modeling using piecewise linear techniques. Analog Integr Circ Sig Process 10, 67–76 (1996). https://doi.org/10.1007/BF00713979

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  • Linear Segment
  • Behavioral Component
  • Real Behavior
  • Linear Technique