# Dynamic-range estimation

@article{Wu2006DynamicrangeE, title={Dynamic-range estimation}, author={Bin Wu and Jianwen Zhu and Farid N. Najm}, journal={IEEE Transactions on Computer-Aided Design of Integrated Circuits and Systems}, year={2006}, volume={25}, pages={1618-1636} }

It has been widely recognized that the dynamic-range information of an application can be exploited to reduce the datapath bitwidth of either processors or application-specific integrated circuits and, therefore, the overall circuit area, delay, and power consumption. While recent proposals of analytical dynamic-range-estimation methods have shown significant advantages over the traditional profiling-based method in terms of runtime, it is argued here that the rather simplistic treatment of… Expand

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