Design Project B - COMP4601

Faculty: Faculty of Engineering

School: School of Computer Science and Engineering

Course Outline:

Campus: Kensington Campus

Career: Undergraduate

Units of Credit: 6

EFTSL: 0.12500 (more info)

Indicative Contact Hours per Week: 5

Enrolment Requirements:

Prerequisite: COMP3211 and COMP3601.

CSS Contribution Charge: 2 (more info)

Tuition Fee: See Tuition Fee Schedule

Further Information: See Class Timetable

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Hardware design and systems prototyping using field-programmable gate arrays. Emphasises laboratory experience in programming and interfacing with FPGAs. Acceleration of soft-core processors, design of custom accelerator blocks and configurable logic-based applications from areas such as telecommunications, signal processing, cryptography and biological sequencing. Techniques for designing and implementing configurable systems. CAD challenges posed by the area. Design validation, performance analysis and power consumption. Reconfigurable systems.
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