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Our group focuses on research, development and implementation of advanced digital signal processing algorithms, mainly in the fields of adaptive control and audio processing. We build on our experience with statistics, namely with the Bayesian approach to system identification and modeling, as well as the relevant fields of linear algebra.

Our target platforms are Field Programmable Gate Arrays (FPGAs) and Digital Signal Processors (DSPs). We use Matlab/Simulink to specify, model and verify algorithms that we later convert and synthesize to HW. As such specialized solutions are likely to be used in embedded systems, we also research features that result in extremely fast execution, use small amount of memory, small chip area or low power consumption. We achieve this both through designing new or modifying existing DSP algorithms, and using architectural properties such as dynamic reconfiguration of FPGAs...

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EMC2 stand at HiPEAC 2016

HiPEAC 2016 conference took place in Prague, from 18 to 20 January 2016. Our team presented Xilinx SDSoC for acceleration of real-time Video Processing on custom ZYNQ modules at the 2nd EMC2 workshop and EMC2 Sundance booth.

Milada Kadlecova
January 29, 2016

Evaluation of Asymmetric Multiprocessing for Zynq System-on-Modules TE0720-02-2IF, TE0720-02-1CF, TE0720-02-1QFwith Carrier Board TE0701-05

The ARM Cortex A9 processor works together with the MicroBlaze processor, sharing the terminal and block ram. Both processors execute program from the same external DDR3 memory. The MicroBlaze processor is controlling 4 EdkDSP floating point accelerators. Each accelerator is organised as 8xSIMD reconfigurable data path, controlled by the PicoBlaze6 controller. Download the application note and the evaluation package.

Milada Kadlecova
December 30, 2015

Invited Presentation at HiPEAC 2016 Conference

Our group will be presenting Xilinx SDSoC for acceleration of real-time Video Processing on EMC2 Development Platform, using Zynq SoC System-on-Modules at HiPEAC 2016 conference held in Prague 18 – 20 January 2016 at the Second EMC2 workshop Mixed Criticality Applications and Implementation Approaches.

Milada Kadlecova
December 30, 2015

Presentation at SAMOS 2015 conference

SAMOS XV conference was held in Agios Konstantinos, Samos Island, Greece 20 – 23 July 2015. We have presented paper Video Chain Demonstrator on Xilinx Kintex7 FPGA with EdkDSP Floating Point Accelerators. Slides.

Milada Kadlecova
August 27, 2015

UTIA Presentation at IPSOC 2014 conference

Our group presented recent results at the IPSOC 2014 conference held in Grenoble 4 - 6 November 2014. At the Things2Do project booth, we presented a poster describing the evaluation design on Artix7 FPGA and the related design flow in the Xilinx Vivado 2013.4 IP Integrator.

Milada Kadlecova
November 18, 2014

UTIA Presentation at EMC2 Market Place

Our group presented recent results at the EMC2 Market Place held in Oldenburg, Germany, from September 29th to October 2nd. We presented the asymmetric multiprocessing demo on ZYNQ.

Milada Kadlecova
November 18, 2014