DOI: 10.1109/date.2004.1269081
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Abstract: Multimedia systems play a central part in many human activities.Due to the significant advances in the VLSI technology, there is an increasing demand for portable multimedia appliances capable of handling advanced algorithms required in all forms of communication. Over the years, we have witnessed a steady move from standalone (or desktop) multimedia to deeply distributed multimedia systems. Whereas desktop-based systems are mainly optimized based on the performance constraints, power consumption is the key d…

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