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FPGA-based architectures for next generation communications networks

Hegarty, Declan (2008) FPGA-based architectures for next generation communications networks. EngD thesis, University of Glasgow.

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Abstract

This engineering doctorate concerns the application of Field Programmable Gate Array (FPGA) technology to some of the challenges faced in the design of next generation communications networks. The growth and convergence of such networks has fuelled demand for higher bandwidth systems, and a requirement to support a diverse range of payloads across the network span. The research which follows focuses on the development of FPGA-based architectures for two important paradigms in contemporary networking - Forward Error Correction and Packet Classification. The work seeks to combine analysis of the underlying algorithms and mathematical techniques which drive these applications, with an informed approach to the design of efficient FPGA-based circuits.

Item Type: Thesis (EngD)
Qualification Level: Doctoral
Subjects: Q Science > QA Mathematics > QA76 Computer software
T Technology > TK Electrical engineering. Electronics Nuclear engineering
Colleges/Schools: College of Science and Engineering > School of Engineering
Supervisor's Name: Sventek, Professor Joseph S.
Date of Award: 2008
Depositing User: Mrs Marie Cairney
Unique ID: glathesis:2008-455
Copyright: Copyright of this thesis is held by the author.
Date Deposited: 04 Nov 2008
Last Modified: 15 Jan 2013 16:52
URI: http://theses.gla.ac.uk/id/eprint/455

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