Low-Power Division: Comparison among Implementations of Radix 4, 8 and 16

Abstract

Although division is less frequent than addition and multiplication, because of its longer latency it dissipates a substantial part of the energy in floating-point units. In this paper we explore the relation between the radix and the energy dissipated. Previous work has been done on radix-4 and radix-8 division. Here we extend this study to a radix16… (More)
DOI: 10.1109/ARITH.1999.762829

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