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Efficient Implementation of Recurrent Neural Network Accelerators

  • Vida AbdolzadehEmail author
  • Nicola Petra
Conference paper
Part of the Lecture Notes in Electrical Engineering book series (LNEE, volume 573)

Abstract

In this paper we propose an accelerator for the implementation of Long Short-Term Memory layer in Recurrent Neural Networks. We analyze the effect of quantization on the accuracy of the network and we derive an architecture that improves the throughput and latency of the accelerator. The proposed technique only requires one training process, hence reducing the design time. We present implementation results of the proposed accelerator. The performance compares favorably with other solutions presented in Literature.

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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Department of Electrical Engineering and Information TechnologyUniversity Federico IINaplesItaly

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