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George Mason University

ECE 740: Digital Signal Processing Hardware Architectures

Course Information from University Catalog

Not Repeatable

Addresses topics that include high-level DSP optimizations, such as pipelining, unfolding, and parallel processing; common DSP structures such as FFTs, filters, direct digital frequency synthesizers, and correlators; modeling of DSP algorithms in MATLAB and conversion of MATLAB models into fixed-point VHDL blocks; platform implementation issues: hardware vs. software, FPGA vs. ASIC, power, area, throughput, and applications of DSP hardware.

When Offered: Fall, Spring

Hours of Lecture or Seminar per week: 3

Credits: 3


ECE 535 and ECE 545 or equivalents or permission of instructor.

1 Course Sections Scheduled for Spring 2018