Floating-Point CORDIC for Matrix Computations

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Title: Floating-Point CORDIC for Matrix Computations
Author: Cavallaro, Joseph R.; Luk, Franklin T.
Type: Conference Paper
Publisher: IEEE Computer Society Press
Citation: J. R. Cavallaro and F. T. Luk,"Floating-Point CORDIC for Matrix Computations," in IEEE International Conference on Computer Design: VLSI in Computers & Processors, 1988, pp. 40-42.
Abstract: The CORDIC algorithms provide a VLSI hardware technique for computing the inverse tangents and vector rotations needed by many matrix decomposition algorithms. Although normally stated for fixed-point arithmetic, the CORDIC algorithms may be performed in floating-point arithmetic. A novel simplified CORDIC processor composed of floating-point data paths with a fixed-point angle calculation is proposed. This hybrid processor allows sufficient accuracy for matrix computations.
Date Published: 1988-10-01

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