Approximate Adders Suitable For In-Memory Computing Using a Memristor Crossbar Array

A new technical paper titled "IMAGIN: Library of IMPLY and MAGIC NOR Based Approximate Adders for In-Memory Computing" was published by researchers at DFKI (German Research Center for Artificial Intelligence) and Indian Institute of Information Technology Guwahati. "We developed a framework to generate approximate adder designs with varying output errors for 8, 12, and 16-bit adders. We imp... » read more

Power Reduction At RTL: Data Gating Adders And Multipliers

In our previous blog, “Low Power Paradox”, we discussed the implications of the move to FinFET technology. Dynamic power is dominant in finFET designs. Several techniques are available to reduce dynamic power consumption. Microarchitecture changes are one method and they can result in significant power savings. One technique that is frequently used is the data gating of adders and m... » read more