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Functional Fibonacci to a Fast FPGA

Edwards, Stephen A.

Through a series of mechanical transformation, I show how a three-line recursive Haskell function (Fibonacci) can be translated into a hardware description language -- VHDL -- for efficient execution on an FPGA. The goal of this report is to lay the groundwork for a compiler that will perform these transformations automatically, hence the development is deliberately pedantic.

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Computer Science
Publisher
Department of Computer Science, Columbia University
Series
Columbia University Computer Science Technical Reports, CUCS-010-12
Published Here
August 1, 2012
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