[svfig-announce] SVFIG Meeting December 16
forther at comcast.net
Tue Dec 12 22:14:01 GMT 2006
Cogswell College, Sunnyvale, CA December 16 --- this Saturday
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SVFIG Meeting Agenda for Saturday, December 16, 2006
At Cogswell College, 1175 Bordeaux Drive, Sunnyvale, CA
Main page --> <<<http://www.cogswell.edu>>>
Directions --> <<<http://www.cogswell.edu/directions2campus.html>>>
We are likely going to be in our usual room - 197 A and 197 B
10:00 --- COFFEE
10:15 --- Bottom-up Design in Altera Stratix II FPGA --- CH Ting
"I am trying to layout designs the way they ought to be, taking
advantages of the
two-dimensional structures inherently in an FPGA. Altera tools in
Quartus II allows
one to assign logic to specific locations, and I will show how to
use these tools. I
filled the entire FPGA with a gigantic 2D shift register array with
I am implementing the search engine Chuck Moore did for me a long
time ago. It
has 32 comparator arrays, each of which has 200 comparators. I can put in an
eP32 core to control the comparator arrays to facilitate software
searching algorithms. I hope I can get enough things done for a real
at the meeeting."
NOON --- LUNCH
Some folks bring their lunch, some folks go to Togos.
13:00 --- INTRODUCTIONS, ANNOUNCEMENTS, RUMORS, RANDOM ACCESS
13:30 --- SD Flash Card Interface --- Dave Jaffe
Dave will discuss Forth code software that interfaces an embedded
to a SD Flash card for data logging applications.
14:32 --- BREAK
15:00 --- Random Access
16:00 --- ADJORN
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at Cogswell, so bring your wifi.
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