FPGA Architectural Research: A Survey
This paper provides a tutorial survey of architectures of commercially
available high-capacity field-programmable devices (FPDs). We first
define the relevant terminology in the field and then describe the
recent evolution of FPDs. The three main categories of FPDs are
delineated: Simple PLDs (SPLDs), Complex PLDs (CPLDs) and
Field-Programmable Gate Arrays (FPGAs). We then give details of the
architectures of all of the most important commercially available
chips, and give examples of applications of each type of device.
Stephen D. Brown, "FPGA Architectural Research: A Survey," IEEE Design and Test of Computers, Vol. 13, No. 4, 1996, pp. 9-15.
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