(Awards, Competitions, Contest)

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  • Enrollment: 29-10-2019to hour 12:00 on
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Description of the initiative

The course aims to present students with the study of Reconfigurable Systems based on FPGA, discussing their architecture and the respective design flows. The goal of the course is to present methodological approaches for the design of such systems, also showing true industrial tools, examples and common practices. Modern application fields always require greater adaptability and performance. To cope with the changing needs of the user, improvements in system functionality, changing protocol standards and data encodings, and requests to support different user applications, many emerging in communication, information technology and in consumer electronics they require their functionality to be flexible after the system has been produced. Reconfigurable Systems-on-Chips (SoC) that use different microprocessor cores and different reconfigurable technologies represent interesting solutions for these fields. The growing importance of reconfigurable devices within these systems requires an HW/SW co-design for SoCs to address the trade-off between software execution and reconfigurable hardware acceleration. It is in this context that the Xilinx Open Hardware design contest (http://www.openhw.eu/) is organized. The Xilinx Open Hardware, XOHW, is a design contest, at European and Asian level, born in 2015 and promoted by Xilinx and sees FPGAs at the center of project development by teams of up to 3 participants. As Politecnico di Milano we participate since 2016 and since then we have arrived among the finalists several times. With this course, we want to open to all students of Politecnico the opportunity to participate in this competition supported by industry experts and from students who have already participated and won the XOHW. In this way, we aim to create a heterogeneous context where this feature will help the development of innovative ideas to then be carried out in various projects.


dal November 2019 a June 2020


16 dicembre: presentazione corso
Gennaio: lavoro autonomo con corso Coursera
Febbraio: 8 lezioni da 2 h in classe
Marzo: lavoro autonomo con corso Coursera
Aprile- Giugno: lancio meeting settimanali e preparazione a Xilinx Open Hardware

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