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Low delay and area efficient soft error correction in arbitration logic

United States Patent

September 10, 2013
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There is provided an arbitration logic device for controlling an access to a shared resource. The arbitration logic device comprises at least one storage element, a winner selection logic device, and an error detection logic device. The storage element stores a plurality of requestors' information. The winner selection logic device selects a winner requestor among the requestors based on the requestors' information received from a plurality of requestors. The winner selection logic device selects the winner requestor without checking whether there is the soft error in the winner requestor's information.
Sugawara; Yutaka (White Plains, NY)
International Business Machines Corporation (Armonk, NY)
12/ 852,801
August 9, 2010
GOVERNMENT CONTRACT This invention was Government support under Contract No. B554331 awarded by Department of Energy. The Government has certain rights in this invention.