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SISO Model Predictive Controller

Currently, most single-input, single-output (SISO) systems use a proportional, integral, derivative (PID) controller. The PID controller is simple, fast, and easily implemented on simple computing har...
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James Rawlings, Gabriele Pannocchia, Nabil Laachi | P04113US

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Efficient Statistical Timing Analysis of Circuits

For integrated circuits, including very large scale integration (VLSI) circuits, to work properly, the signals traveling along the gates and interconnects must be properly timed. Using classical case ...
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Lizheng Zhang, Chung-Ping Chen, Yu Hen Hu | P04377US

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Adaptive Cache Compression System

The speed at which a computer executes its workload is constrained by the time it takes for data and instructions to be transferred from its memory to its processor. To reduce this “memory laten...
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David Wood, Alaa Alameldeen | P04273US

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Decimal Floating-Point Adder

Although most people use decimal arithmetic when performing calculations, computer hardware usually only supports binary arithmetic. Numbers are typically input in decimal form, converted to binary fo...
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Michael Schulte, John Thompson, Nandini Jairam | P04245US

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Efficient Statistical Timing Analysis of Circuits

For integrated circuits such as very large scale integrated (VLSI) circuits to work properly, signals traveling on them must arrive at their destination at the proper time. However, there are many sou...
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Lizheng Zhang, Chung-Ping Chen, Yu Hen Hu | P06158US

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Data Flow Execution of Methods in Sequential Programs

To improve the speed of a computer program, computer systems run instructions from a program in parallel, but maintain the effect of running these instructions one after another. Systems with multiple...
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Gurindar Sohi, Saisanthosh Balakrishnan | P07057US

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