Hi guys, i was wondering if any one has any material on fixed point implementation?
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Have you googled already?
hey guys thanks for replying, i have googled and i have read the wikipedia page before. I am bit dubious on the scaling part of it. embedded.com has a very good article on fixed point implementation. But it is a bit too complicated for the project i am doing!
So where excatly are u stuck. Which part dont you understand. And what is your project you are doing?
ssharish
I may help you in doing this
could you wait me because I just read your message
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Well I implemented an algorithm to calculate inverse of a complex matrix, so it reduces the complexity of code. Need to implement it in fixed point because it needs to be converted so that it can run on a dsp. I can't get my head around the scaling bit, it would help if anyone can post a link explaining the basic idea of scaling.
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Consider 2 numbers in 4.4 fixed point format.
So 1 would (in binary) be 00010000, which is in fact 16 if treated as a regular value
Now if we were to do 1 * 1, we would end up with 100000000, but to make the actual result mean 1 once more, we need to shift the result to the right by 4 places.
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