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Comment: HLS (Score 4, Informative) 365

by orledrat (#45901213) Attached to: Ask Slashdot: How Many (Electronics) Gates Is That Software Algorithm?
What you want to do is called high-level synthesis (going from C to hardware description language (HDL) to generating gate-lists from that HDL) and there's plenty of software to do that with. A neat open-source package for HLS is LegUp (http://legup.eecg.utoronto.ca/), check it out to get an idea of what the process consists of.

The first version always gets thrown away.

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