The Story of Unified Cordic

@article{Walther2000TheSO,
  title={The Story of Unified Cordic},
  author={John Stephen Walther},
  journal={Journal of VLSI signal processing systems for signal, image and video technology},
  year={2000},
  volume={25},
  pages={107-112}
}
  • J. S. Walther
  • Published 1 June 2000
  • Education
  • Journal of VLSI signal processing systems for signal, image and video technology
The story is told of how the Unified Cordic algorithm came to be developed, starting from an idea in the mind of a student and culminating in a product, a patent, a paper, a motorcade, and an award. Along the way, a unified algorithm for generating the elementary functions and the math co-processor industry in Silicon Valley were born. 

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