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Electronic Design, Test and Applications, IEEE International Workshop on (2002)
Christchurch, New Zealand
Jan. 29, 2002 to Jan. 31, 2002
ISBN: 0-7695-1453-7
pp: 504
J. Kamruzzaman , Monash University
C. N. Basheer , University of South Australia
S. M. Aziz , University of South Australia
ABSTRACT
This paper presents a synthesisable VHDL model for a generalised multiplier capable of performing multiplication of both sign-magnitude and two's complement operands. The multiplier is testable with a constant number of test vectors irrespective of operand word-lengths thereby reducing automatic test generation, simulation and testing times. The model has been used successfully for generating multiplier macros of various operand lengths in different target technologies. A test generation program has been developed for automatic generation of vectors of variable lengths.
INDEX TERMS
C-Testable, Generic, Modified Booth, Multiplier, VHDL, Synthesis
CITATION
J. Kamruzzaman, C. N. Basheer, S. M. Aziz, "A Synthesisable VHDL Model for an Easily Testable Generalised Multiplier", Electronic Design, Test and Applications, IEEE International Workshop on, vol. 00, no. , pp. 504, 2002, doi:10.1109/DELTA.2002.994685
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