Numerical Applications of DSPs in Robotic Computations

  • A. Di Stefano
  • O. Mirabella
Part of the Microprocessor-Based Systems Engineering book series (ISCA, volume 6)


DSPs have been realized in the last years to meet the need of high computational performance, even if reducing the other general purpose features, as for example easy programming or the possibility to obtain efficient compilers. Aim of the paper is to apply the DSPs for realizing real time numerical computations in the field of robotics. After a survey of some characteristics of DSPs, the paper deals with the design of the main numerical algorithms for robotics, pointing out the architectural solutions which fit for effective implementations. Frames of programs referring to TMS320 family assembler are shown in the discussion about the implementation solutions and examples got in literature are evalutated.


Clock Cycle Finite Impulse Response Digital Signal Processor Data Memory Program Memory 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • A. Di Stefano
    • 1
  • O. Mirabella
    • 1
  1. 1.Informatics and Telecommunications Institute Engineering Faculty — Catania UniversityCataniaItaly

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