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Precis: A Usercentric Word-Length Optimization Tool
  • Mark L. Chang, Franklin W. Olin College of Engineering
  • Scott Hauck, University of Washington
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Translating an algorithm designed for a general-purpose processor into an algorithm optimized for custom logic requires extensive knowledge of the algorithm and the target hardware. Precis lets designers analyze the precision requirements of algorithms specified in Matlab. The design time tool combines simulation, user input, and program analysis to help designers focus their manual precision optimization efforts.

© 2005 IEEE. This article was published in Design & Test of Computers, vol. 22, iss. 4, pp. 349-361 and may be found here.

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Mark L. Chang and Scott Hauck. "Precis: A Usercentric Word-Length Optimization Tool" (2005)
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