Syllabus academic year 2008/2009
(Created 2008-07-17.)

Higher education credits: 12. Grading scale: UG. Level: A (Second level). Language of instruction: The course will be given in English. EIT130 overlap following cours/es: ETI210 och ETI210. Alternative for: MSOC1. Optional for: D4, D4dpd, E4, E4dps. Course coordinator: Professor Lambert Spaanenburg,, Inst för elektro- och informationsteknik. Prerequisites: EIT120 Introduction to Structured VLSI Design or equivalent. The number of participants is limited to 25 Selection criteria: Interview. Ranking is established by an evaluation of the applicants’ capability of accomplishing the course successfully. Assessment: Examination through approved labs followed by a successful final assignment. Home page:

Rapid prototyping of intelligent algorithms in a FPGA-based structured ASIC technology

· Structured System-on-Chip Design

· Design & Use of parallel networks

· In-Silico Communication

· Advanced VHDL + IP cores

Knowledge and understanding
For a passing grade the student must

- Be well-versed in structured VLSI design using NoC techniques

- Have sufficient knowledge of the application area for his design

- Have knowledge about VLIW architectures

Skills and abilities
For a passing grade the student must

Be extensively skilled in VHDL modelling and FPGA physical optimization

Judgement and approach
For a passing grade the student must

have experienced in silicon system prototyping all-the-way

The course consists of :

· Advanced VHDL

· VLIW for Vision

· Xilinx Physical Mapping

· Reconfigurable Computing

· Cellular Neural Networks

· On-chip communication

· Xilinx Macro Invocation

Laboratory manuals and other material can be obtained from the department.
Malki S, Spaanenburg L: " Vision with digital CNNs".