• Accelerating Sparse Linear Algebra and Deep Neural Networks on Reconfigurable Platforms 

      Umuroglu, Yaman (Doctoral theses at NTNU;2018:1, Doctoral thesis, 2018)
      Regardless of whether the chosen figure of merit is execution time, throughput, battery life for an embedded system or total cost of ownership for a datacenter, today’s computers are fundamentally limited by their energy ...
    • Algorithm/Architecture Co-optimisation Technique for Automatic Data Reduction of Wireless Read-Out in High-Density Electrode Arrays 

      Yassin, Yahya Hussain; Catthoor, Francky; Kloosterman, Fabian; Sun, Jyh-Jang; Couto, JoãO; Kjeldsberg, Per Gunnar; Nick, Van Helleputte (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2018)
      High-density electrode arrays used to read out neural activity will soon surpass the limits of the amount of data that can be transferred within reasonable energy budgets. This is true for wired brain implants when the ...
    • Asynchronous DSP-core 

      Østvand, Jon (Master thesis, 2007)
      In this thesis multipliers with and without completion detection has been implemented using a 90 nm library to compare their properties reguarding completion time, area and power consumption. The structures tested were ...
    • Clock Tree Power Analysis 

      Austbø, Knut (Master thesis, 2016)
      The buffered clock tree structure is commonly used to distribute the clock signal to the memory elements in digital circuits. Since the clock signal is used as a temporal reference, it has to be distributed to the registers ...
    • CMOS Class D Audio Amplifier Implementations for Microcontroller Circuits 

      Braathen, Åsmund (Master thesis, 2007)
      A class D amplifier implementation on an AVR 8-bits microcontroller is presented in this thesis. The solution uses a pulse modulation scheme known as uniform sampled pulse width modulation (UPWM). Eight times interpolation ...
    • Concurrent operation of Bluetooth low energy and ANT wireless protocols with an embedded controller 

      Østhus, Per Magnus (Master thesis, 2011)
      With the introduction of low-power wireless technologies, new applicationsin the healthcare, fitness and home entertainment markets emergethrough the use of ultra low-power sensors. These devices are designed torun for ...
    • Configurable Floating-Point Unit for the SHMAC Platform 

      Indergaard, Audun Lie (Master thesis, 2014)
      The use of floating-point hardware in FPGAs has long been considered infeasible or related to use in expensive devices and platforms. However, floating-point operations are crucial for many scientic computations and for ...
    • Design of a fractal generator for on-the-fly generation of textures for Mali GPU 

      Corneliussen, Per Christian (Master thesis, 2011)
      The Mandelbrot set, shown on the front page of this report, is perhaps themost well-known example of a fractal. Fractals is a certain familyof shapes with a very distinctive, interesting shape. The term was coined byBenoit ...
    • Design of Low-Power Reduction-Trees in Parallel Multipliers 

      Oskuii, Saeeid Tahmasbi (Doctoral Theses at NTNU, 1503-8181; 2008:61, Doctoral thesis, 2008)
      Multiplications occur frequently in digital signal processing systems, communication systems, and other application specific integrated circuits. Multipliers, being relatively complex units, are deciding factors to the ...
    • Dino – Plattform for forenklet FPGA-design 

      Skraastad, Lars Erik Tiset (Master thesis, 2019)
      Det kan være en stor utfordring å designe digital maskinvare til programmerbare logiske kretser(FPGA). Jo mindre erfaring man innehar, desto mer utfordrende er det. For å kunne utvikle på en FPGA er man avhengig av et ...
    • DSP for Lågeffekt Programvaredefinert Radio 

      Maråk, Martin (Master thesis, 2011)
      Programvaredefinert radio (SDR) er ein ny måte å implementere radiosystem på. Hovudtanken er at delar av radioen som tidlegare har vore implementert med låste analoge og digitale løysingar skal erstattast med programvare ...
    • EEG-based Brain Computer Interface for Controlling a Drone - using machine learning, optimized for a battery powered device 

      Ribe, Adrian; Krohn, Kristian Husevåg (Master thesis, 2018)
      Brain Computer Interfaces enable the use of brain waves to control computer-based external devices. It can, however, be difficult to trigger a specific brain wave, and it might not be repetitive enough to be used in such ...
    • Effektoptimalisering av trådløse radiomottakere 

      Andreassen, Sigurd Myhre (Master thesis, 2010)
      Effektoptimalisering av mottakerarkitekturer er en kompleks oppgave. Et konstruksjonsvalg vil typisk virke inn forskjellig på forskjellige mål for ytelsen i en arkitektur. Det er derfor nyttig for en konstruktør å kunne ...
    • Efficient Ray Tracing of Sparse Voxel Octrees on an FPGA 

      Wilhelmsen, Audun (Master thesis, 2012)
      Ray tracing of sparse voxel octrees is a method of rendering images of 3D models, which could soon become practical for use in real time applications. This is desirable as ray tracing can produce very realistic visualizations, ...
    • Electrical Power System of the NTNU Test Satellite: Design of the EPS 

      Jacobsen, Lars Erik (Master thesis, 2012)
      The NTNU Test Satellite (NUTS) project is aiming to launch a 10×10×20 cm nanosatellite by the year 2014. The goal is to design and develope a low cost satellite by exploring the use of commersially available components. ...
    • Embedded demonstrator for audio manipulation 

      Larsen, Jarle (Master thesis, 2010)
      Demonstration of embedded systems is a good way to motivate and recruit students to a future career in electronics. For Department of Electronics and Telecommunication at the Norwegian University of Science and Technology ...
    • Embedded Demonstrator for Video Presentation and Manipulation 

      Jonassen, Cato Marwell (Master thesis, 2010)
      In this master thesis there has been implemented an embedded demonstrator for video presentation and manipulation, based on the specification presented in the project thesis written last semester. The demonstrator was ...
    • Embedded System for Electronic Circuit Education 

      Venjum, Kai André (Master thesis, 2010)
      Embedded systems are ideal as electronic demonstrators because they provides the designer with wide possibilities for optimization through codesign. In many situations, like school visits at the Norwegian University of ...
    • Energy Efficiency Effects of Vectorization in Data Reuse Transformations for Many-Core Processors—A Case Study 

      Al Hasib, Abdullah; Natvig, Lasse; Kjeldsberg, Per Gunnar; Cebrian, Juan Manuel (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2017)
      Thread-level and data-level parallel architectures have become the design of choice in many of today’s energy-efficient computing systems. However, these architectures put substantially higher requirements on the memory ...
    • Energy efficient DCT hardware 

      Simovic, Milorad (Master thesis, 2015)
      Energy efficiency in electronic system designs has been playing an important role for years. With the increased usage of battery powered devices and the increased number of functionalities they provide, energy efficiency ...