A threshold logic-based reconfigurable logic element with a new programming technology

Kazuo Aoyama, Hiroshi Sawada, Akira Nagoya, Kazuo Nakajima

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Abstract

We introduce a new reconfigurable logic element. Its operations are based on threshold logic and it can store its own configuration data. The element is composed of threshold gates which are implemented in a two-level feed-forward neuron MOS circuit. We present a effective method of switching and storing the values of two variable thresholds in a neuron MOS transistor so as to reconfigure the element without requiring any additional memory circuit or device. Circuit simulation results are provided to verify the correct operations of the reconfigurable element in the following four function modes: symmetric function modes with/without configuration data storage, and multiplexer function modes with/without control data storage.

Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationField-Programmable Logic and Applications
Subtitle of host publicationThe Roadmap to Reconfigurable Computing - 10th International Conference, FPL 2000, Proceedings
EditorsHerbert Grunbacher, Reiner W. Hartenstein
PublisherSpringer Verlag
Pages665-674
Number of pages10
ISBN (Print)3540678999, 9783540678991
Publication statusPublished - Jan 1 2000
Externally publishedYes
Event10th International Conference on Field-Programmable Logic and Applications, FPL 2000 - Villach, Austria
Duration: Aug 27 2000Aug 30 2000

Publication series

NameLecture Notes in Computer Science (including subseries Lecture Notes in Artificial Intelligence and Lecture Notes in Bioinformatics)
Volume1896
ISSN (Print)0302-9743
ISSN (Electronic)1611-3349

Other

Other10th International Conference on Field-Programmable Logic and Applications, FPL 2000
CountryAustria
CityVillach
Period8/27/008/30/00

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Theoretical Computer Science
  • Computer Science(all)

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    Aoyama, K., Sawada, H., Nagoya, A., & Nakajima, K. (2000). A threshold logic-based reconfigurable logic element with a new programming technology. In H. Grunbacher, & R. W. Hartenstein (Eds.), Field-Programmable Logic and Applications: The Roadmap to Reconfigurable Computing - 10th International Conference, FPL 2000, Proceedings (pp. 665-674). (Lecture Notes in Computer Science (including subseries Lecture Notes in Artificial Intelligence and Lecture Notes in Bioinformatics); Vol. 1896). Springer Verlag.