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Software-Defined Radio Prospects for Multistandard Mobile Phones
October 2007 (vol. 40 no. 10)
pp. 62-69
Ulrich Ramacher, Infineon Technologies AG
A multitude of existing and evolving cell phone standards, coupled with the need to react quickly to market requirements, is radically changing the system architect's task. Two alternative approaches to classic ASIC-centered and DSP-assisted designs have emerged: reconfigurable architectures and DSP-centered and accelerator-assisted architectures.

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Index Terms:
embedded computing, reconfigurable architectures, mobile phone standard, software-defined radio technologies, MuSIC-1 chip, SDR baseband processors
Citation:
Ulrich Ramacher, "Software-Defined Radio Prospects for Multistandard Mobile Phones," Computer, vol. 40, no. 10, pp. 62-69, Oct. 2007, doi:10.1109/MC.2007.362
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