Ada versus VHDL


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Ada versus VHDL
Ada versus VHDLThe programming language Ada is used for describing most of the algorithms presented in this book. The reason for choosing Ada instead of C was the similarity between the Ada and VHDL syntaxes. The definition of VHDL has been widely inspired by Ada due to the fact that an electronic circuit is a real-time system all of whose components are working concurrently, and Ada was the “par excellence” language for programming concurrent systems. The reader of this book is assumed to be an electronic circuit designer, with some experience in the use of hardware description languages. His/her effort for understanding short and simple Ada procedures should be minimal. As a matter of fact, a simple Ada procedure is very si…
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Jean-Pierre Deschamps; José Luis Imaña; Gustavo D. Sutter: Hardware Implementation of Finite-Field Arithmetic. Ada versus VHDL, Chapter (McGraw-Hill Professional, 2009), AccessEngineering Export