Low-Complexity Sign Detection Algorithm for RNS {2n-1, 2n, 2n+1}

Minghe XU  Ruohe YAO  Fei LUO  

Publication
IEICE TRANSACTIONS on Electronics   Vol.E95-C   No.9   pp.1552-1556
Publication Date: 2012/09/01
Online ISSN: 1745-1353
DOI: 10.1587/transele.E95.C.1552
Print ISSN: 0916-8516
Type of Manuscript: BRIEF PAPER
Category: Electronic Circuits
Keyword: 
sign detection,  residue number system,  number magnitude,  Digital IC circuit,  

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Summary: 
Based on a reverse converter algorithm derived from the New Chinese Remainder Theorem I, an algorithm for sign detection of RNS {2n-1, 2n, 2n+1} is presented in this paper. The hardware of proposed algorithm can be implemented using two n-bit additions and one (n+1)-bit comparator. Comparing with the previous paper, the proposed algorithm has reduced the number of additions used in the circuit. The experimental results show that the proposed circuit achieves 17.3% savings in area for small moduli and 10.5% savings in area for large moduli on an average, with almost the same speed. The power dissipations obtain 12.6% savings in average.