CASPA is the Chinese American Semiconductor Professional Association. Once a year they have their annual conference and dinner banquet. I ended up getting involved with them a few years ago when I stepped in with 24-hours' notice to moderate a panel session ...
DVCon is one of the premier conferences WW for design and verification. The DVCon India show has grown significantly over the last 4 years of its existence and this year’s edition was as vibrant as previous years. Cadence’s Apurva Kalia gave ...
Systems on Chip, or SoCs as they’re more commonly called, have become increasingly more complex, and incorporate a dizzying array of functionality to keep up with the evolving trends of technology. Today’s SoCs are humongous multi-billion-gate designs with huge memories ...
I definitely had cognitive dissonance at the ARM foundry talks at TechCon. The first thing was that the organizer of the sessions was Kelvin Low. Since he was the marketing guy for Samsung Foundry until summer before joining Arm as their VP ...
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Fixed Point, Floating Point – What Are the Needs of DSP Applications?
When implementing DSP algorithms, the tradeoff between fixed- and floating-point math can have huge implications on performance and precision. In this episode of Chalk Talk, Amelia Dalton chats with Pushkar Patwardhan of Cadence Design Systems about making the critical decisions on floating-point versus fixed-point.
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