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Adaptive Real-Time Systems and the FPAA

  • Stuart Colsell
  • Reuben Edwards
Conference paper
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 2778)

Abstract

Adaptive real-time systems are often typically considered by design engineers to be a solely digital preserve. However, in recent years analogue technologies such as the Field programmable Analogue Array (FPAA) have been developed to support real-time reconfiguration. These technologies can offer an analogue platform for a vast number of applications requiring adaptive processing and form the subject of this paper. Although in terms of their technology and software/algorithmic support, FPAAs are still in the relative infancy compared with digital techniques, we aim to show their advantages and how present devices can be exploited in real-time applications.

Keywords

Software Define Radio Analogue Function Capacitor Mismatch Field Programmable Analogue Array Analogue Baseband 
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    Colsell, S.A., Edwards, R.: FPAD Versus FPAA For Future Mobile Communications. In: Proc. 9th International workshop on systems, signals and image processing (IWSSIP), Manchester, UK, pp. 181–185 (2002)Google Scholar

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Stuart Colsell
    • 1
  • Reuben Edwards
    • 1
  1. 1.Department of Communication SystemsLancaster UniversityLancasterUK

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