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Reconciling specialization and flexibility through compound circuits

Sami Yehia, Sylvain Girbal, Hugues Berry, Olivier Temam
2009 2009 IEEE 15th International Symposium on High Performance Computer Architecture  
In this article, we present a method for achieving any desired balance between flexibility and efficiency by automatically combining any set of individual customization circuits into a larger compound  ...  The more individual circuits are included, the larger the number of applications which can potentially benefit from this compound customization circuit, realizing flexibility at a minimal cost.  ...  We would also like to thank the Embedded Systems Lab colleagues at Thales Research and Technology for their insightful feedback and their support.  ... 
doi:10.1109/hpca.2009.4798263 dblp:conf/hpca/YehiaGBT09 fatcat:s2nvdfzolvfmpfkmixhmm53qdm

Federal Circuit's Obviousness Test for New Pharmaceutical Compounds: Gobbledygook?

Douglas L. Rogers
2014 Social Science Research Network  
reconciles patent law with other areas of regulatory theory.  ...  Suggesting flexibility in its test, the Federal Circuit said, "[i]n keeping with the flexible nature of the obviousness inquiry, the reason or motivation for modifying the lead compound may come from any  ...  compounds.  ... 
doi:10.2139/ssrn.2486559 fatcat:upccaxlr7neevhhgeuinrwb6ke

Thick Air

Kathy Velikov, Geoffrey Thün, Colin Ripley
2012 Journal of Architectural Education  
Thick Air As increasing numbers of architecture schools introduce new degree programs based on postgraduate research, often engaging other disciplines, emerging technologies, materials and environmental  ...  The Stratus Project-an ongoing body of design research investigating kinetic environment-responsive interior envelope systems, as a means of identifying a potential range of issues, models of inquiry and  ...  the flows of science and art, instead of trying to bridge a gap that does not exist, or attempting to reconcile the imagined breach between science and art through monstrous hybrids. 4 This theory of  ... 
doi:10.1111/j.1531-314x.2011.01199.x fatcat:g4a32wsk4zc4xnirdtiwk6ztc4

A Column-Row-Parallel ASIC architecture for 3D wearable / portable medical ultrasonic imaging

Kailiang Chen, Hae-Seung Lee, Charles G. Sodini
2014 2014 Symposium on VLSI Circuits Digest of Technical Papers  
A source follower stage is specially designed to combine the analog outputs of receivers in parallel, improving output SNR as parallelization increases and offering flexibility for imaging algorithm design  ...  circuits with arbitrary pulse shapes.  ...  that are especially hard to reconcile in 3D imaging.  ... 
doi:10.1109/vlsic.2014.6858445 dblp:conf/vlsic/ChenLS14 fatcat:qgth3glxzrawxge5s5nithbdri

A search for distinctive features of demand-led growth models

Sergio Parrinello
2014 PSL Quarterly Review  
This paper aims at a critical and constructive assessment of some extensions of Keynes's analysis of effective demand to the long period and growth.  ...  A criticism is addressed to a single-cause interpretation of the demand-led growth models and to the notion of normal capacity utilization adopted in such models.  ...  We neglect the public sector and therefore m is the only leakage coefficient out of the national income circuit, besides the propensity to save, s.  ... 
doaj:5510762561934818bfc1a7fcd45cfd64 fatcat:hdf6e2b4ajai7dgl6j6c3wsyvy

Information and Communication Technologies in Economic Development

1998 Asian Libraries  
At the same time, because circuits become more complex, they tend to become more specialized and can fit fewer specific applications.  ...  Such protection compounded the lack of demand pressure on European IC producers.  ... 
doi:10.1108/al.1998.17307jab.005 fatcat:n73mhyf4mvbh3cqq5nq62fkcdm

Trustworthy Genetic Programming-Based Synthesis of Analog Circuit Topologies Using Hierarchical Domain-Specific Building Blocks

Trent McConaghy, Pieter Palmers, Michiel Steyaert, Georges G. E. Gielen
2011 IEEE Transactions on Evolutionary Computation  
The runtime is orders of magnitude faster than openended systems, and unlike the other evolutionary algorithm approaches, the resulting circuits are trustworthy by construction.  ...  Introduction T HE AUTOMATED design of structures such as robotic structures, car assemblies, and circuit topologies has attracted much attention in the evolutionary computation literature, in part because  ...  Nonterminal symbols (compound and flexible blocks, defined shortly) can expand according to one or more derivation rules (the possible sub-blocks).  ... 
doi:10.1109/tevc.2010.2093581 fatcat:lqqdtzowrjdjbftkx2gc3netfq

Variation-Aware Structural Synthesis of Analog Circuits via Hierarchical Building Blocks and Structural Homotopy

T. McConaghy, P. Palmers, M. Steyaert, G.G.E. Gielen
2009 IEEE Transactions on Computer-Aided Design of Integrated Circuits and Systems  
This paper presents MOJITO-R, a tool that performs variation-aware structural synthesis of analog circuits.  ...  Multiobjective evolutionary search returns sized topologies which trade off power, area, performances, and yield.  ...  count is computed by the following rules: the count for an atomic block is one; for a flexible block, it's the sum of the counts of each choice block; for a compound block, it's the product of the counts  ... 
doi:10.1109/tcad.2009.2023195 fatcat:zx2srxbafjdkjd5mj2rejuub2m

Metallisation of Textiles and Protection of Conductive Layers: An Overview of Application Techniques

Alenka Ojstršek, Olivija Plohl, Selestina Gorgieva, Manja Kurečič, Urška Jančič, Silvo Hribernik, Darinka Fakin
2021 Sensors  
Furthermore, an overview of protective compounds was provided, which are suitable for the protection of metallized textile surfaces against corrosion, mechanical forces, abrasion, and other external factors  ...  , military, and technical sectors, etc.  ...  of mainly pure gases and metals instead of their expensive, complex and usually toxic chemical compounds; the possibility of producing composite coatings (through multiplex technology) in multi-source  ... 
doi:10.3390/s21103508 pmid:34070032 fatcat:uuabblfdmnhqpe6cd7bqtegn2q

Current advances and future perspectives of additive manufacturing for functional polymeric materials and devices

Chuhong Zhang, Yijun Li, Wenbin Kang, Xingang Liu, Qi Wang
2021 SusMat  
Three-dimensional (3D) printing has received extensive attention due to its unique multidimensional functionality and customizability and has been recognized as one of the most revolutionary manufacturing  ...  Functional 3D printed products represent an important orientation for next-generation manufacturing and attract a great spotlight for the application in sensors, actuators, robots, electronics, and medical  ...  filaments for the first time through advanced technologies such as molecular compounding, solid-state shear milling (S3M), and melt blending.  ... 
doi:10.1002/sus2.11 fatcat:noe2t6z5yvey3dp7trxolbpsxm

Resonator networks for factoring distributed representations of data structures [article]

E. Paxon Frady, Spencer Kent, Bruno A. Olshausen, Friedrich T. Sommer
2020 arXiv   pre-print
We show in two examples -- parsing of a tree-like data structure and parsing of a visual scene -- how the factorization problem arises and how the resonator network can solve it.  ...  Our proposed algorithm, called a resonator network, is a new type of recurrent neural network that interleaves VSA multiplication operations and pattern completion.  ...  and  ... 
arXiv:2007.03748v1 fatcat:itf74beq65a3znfqtakzdfpxpa

Biology by design: reduction and synthesis of cellular components and behaviour

Philippe Marguet, Frederick Balagadde, Cheemeng Tan, Lingchong You
2007 Journal of the Royal Society Interface  
Thanks to the increased understanding of cellular systems and technological advances, biologists are more frequently asking not only 'how can I understand the structure and behaviour of this biological  ...  We examine some early successes and applications while highlighting the challenges involved.  ...  Current research in the You laboratory is supported by the National Academies Keck Futures' Initiatives, the National Institute of Health, the National Science Foundation and the David and Lucile Packard  ... 
doi:10.1098/rsif.2006.0206 pmid:17251159 pmcid:PMC2373384 fatcat:kuhav3s4jfg55nvnazicrxfo5i

The Nature of the Ground States of Cobalt(II) and Nickel(II) Carboxypeptidase A

R. C. Rosenberg, C. A. Root, R.-H. Wang, M. Cerdonio, H. B. Gray
1973 Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America  
The observed magnetic moments of Co(II)CPA and Ni(II)CPA are 4.77 d 0.15 and 2.53 d 0.10 Bohr Magnetons, respectively.  ...  The magnetic susceptibilities of cobalt(II) and nickel(II) derivatives of carboxypeptidase A (CPA) follow the Curie law over a wide temperature range.  ...  Special thanks are due to Dr. R. J. P. Williams for a stimulating discussion. Our research was supported by the National Science Foundation and Office of Naval Research contract no.  ... 
doi:10.1073/pnas.70.1.161 pmid:4509646 pmcid:PMC433206 fatcat:p6te5q75ovdwpcpw42otgtwaqa

Continuation of discussion on Dr. Lodge's paper, "Improvements in magnetic space telegraphy", Mr. Evershed's paper, "Telegraphy by magnetic induction", and Mr. Preece's paper, "Ætheric telegraphy"

S. Evershed, O. Lodge, W.P. Granville, W.P. Brett, Dane Sinclair, A.C. Brown, C.A. Stevenson, Charles Bright, A.J.S. Adams
1898 Journal of the Institution of Electrical Engineers  
passing through the air in Cheshire and going through the other counties and on arriving in London retransmitting it into the circuit of the listener.  ...  Where the latter is impossible, a specially designed cable becomes necessary-i.e., an ordinary type of telegraph cable <(of quite moderate weight) ensheathed in a heavy, but flexible, chain armour.  ...  to the order and direction of the Council, sanctioned by a Special General Meeting of Members, Associate Members, and Associates.  ... 
doi:10.1049/jiee-1.1898.0037 fatcat:ztn5jp2hq5dnzp4b6xncbqaggq

Resonator Networks, 1: An Efficient Solution for Factoring High-Dimensional, Distributed Representations of Data Structures

E. Paxon Frady, Spencer J. Kent, Bruno A. Olshausen, Friedrich T. Sommer
2020 Neural Computation  
We show in two examples—parsing of a tree-like data structure and parsing of a visual scene—how the factorization problem arises and how the resonator network can solve it.  ...  The companion paper in this issue ("Resonator Networks, 2: Factorization Performance and Capacity Compared to Optimization-Based Methods" by Kent, Frady, Sommer, and Olshausen) presents a rigorous analysis  ...  and NSF under E2CDA-NRI, DARPA's Virtual Intelligence Processing program, and AFOSR FA9550-19-1-0241.  ... 
doi:10.1162/neco_a_01331 pmid:33080162 fatcat:iuyr4ulbazhd3hunhyimfu45mi
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