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Reducting Power Dissipation in Fir Filter: an Analysis
Rakesh Kumar Bansal, Manoj Garg, Savina Bansal
Pages - 62 - 67     |    Revised - 10-02-2010     |    Published - 07-04-2010
Volume - 4   Issue - 1    |    Publication Date - March 2010  Table of Contents
FIR, Coefficient segmentation, Steepest decent,, SPT, Power reduction
In this paper, three existing techniques, Signed Power-of-Two (SPT), Steepest decent and Coefficient segmentation, for power reduction of FIR filters are analyzed. These techniques reduce switching activity which is directly related to the power consumption of a circuit. In an FIR filter, the multiplier consumes maximum power. Therefore, power consumption can be reduced either by by making the filter multiplier-less or by minimizing hamming distance between the coefficients of this multiplier as it directly translates into reduction in power dissipation [8]. The results obtained on four filters (LP) show that hamming distance can be reduced upto 26% and 47% in steepest decent and coefficient segmentation algorithm respectively. Multiplier-less filter can be realized by realizing coefficients in signed power-of-two terms, i.e. by shifting and adding the coefficients, though at the cost of shift operation overhead.
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Dr. Rakesh Kumar Bansal
GZSCET, Bathinda - India
Dr. Manoj Garg
- India
Dr. Savina Bansal
- India