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This paper proposes a new adaptable FPGA logic element based on fracturable 6-LUTs, which fundamentally alters the longstanding belief that a 4-LUT is the most efficient area/delay tradeoff. We will describe theory and benchmarking results showing a 15% performance increase with 12% area decrease vs. a standard BLE4. The ALM structure is one of a number of(More)
This paper describes the Altera Stratix II™ logic and routing architecture. This architecture features a novel adaptive logic module (ALM) that is based on a 6-LUT, but can be partitioned into two smaller LUTs to efficiently implement circuits containing a range of LUT sizes that arises in conventional synthesis flows. This provides a performance(More)
As programmable logic grows more viable for implementing full design systems, performance has become a primary issue for programmable logic device architectures. This paper presents the high-level design of Dali, a PLD architecture specifically aimed at performance-driven applications. We will present significant portions of the background research that(More)
Architects of programmable logic devices (PLDs) face several challenges when optimizing a new device family for low manufacturing cost. When given an aggressive die-size goal, functional blocks that seem otherwise insignificant become targets for area reduction. Once low die cost is achieved, it is seen that testing and packaging costs must be considered.(More)
Despite widespread recognition of the major threat to tropical forest biological diversity and local food security posed by unsustainable bushmeat hunting, virtually no long-term studies tracking the socioecological dynamics of hunting systems have been conducted. We interviewed local hunters and collected detailed hunting data to investigate changes in(More)
First-line sequential high dose chemotherapy is under investigation in patients with "poor prognosis" metastatic germ cell tumours in order to improve survival. Despite the use of autologous peripheral blood stem cell transplantation and granulocyte colony stimulating factor chemotherapy dose intensification is associated with severe haematotoxicity(More)
Structured-ASIC design provides a midway point between FPGA and cell-based ASIC design for performance, area and power, but suffers from the same increasing verification burden associated with cell-based design. In this paper we address the verification issue with a methodology and fabric to directly tie FPGA prototype and functional in-system verification(More)
  • D J Ingram, L Coad, B Collen, N F Kümpel, T Breuer, J E Fa +9 others
  • 2015
2015. Indicators for wild animal offtake: methods and case study for African mammals and birds. ABSTRACT. Unsustainable exploitation of wild animals is one of the greatest threats to biodiversity and to millions of people depending on wild meat for food and income. The international conservation and development community has committed to implementing plans(More)
(2007) ForA is a Diaphanous-related formin required for directed cell motility in Dictyostelium discoideum. The American Society for Cell Biology, Dijon, France, Dynamic interplay between cytoskeletal and membrane systems, Abstract: 17. (2008) The actinome of Dictyostelium discoideum in comparison to actins and actin-related protein from other organisms.(More)
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