problem 1)a) Describe in detail the evolution of general purpose computing with VLSI technology.
b) List and describe in detail the characteristics of Reconfigurable device.
problem 2)a) What do you mean by configurable, programmable and fixed function devices? Give appropriate exs.
b) What is partial reconfigurability? Are such devices being used commercially? Give suitable exs.
problem 3)a) describe density and diversity. prepare down mathematical expressions.
b) List various reconfigurable devices developed yet. Brief their characteristics/features.
problem 4) prepare brief notes on the given terms:
b) General purpose computing issues.
d) Area consumption by different architectural building blocks in reconfigurable device.
problem 5) describe empirical view of general purpose computing architectures in the age of MOS VLSI. Compare their performances.
problem 6) describe the architectural building blocks of iDPGA and DPGA. prepare down the difference between them?
problem 7)a) What are the problems with simple networks? Suggest best option for reconfigurable device.
b) Provide the mathematical model for Rent’s rule based channel and wire growth.
problem 8) prepare brief notes on:
a) Instruction compression.
b) Resources in reconfigurable devices.