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Old 2012-11-28, 12:54   #1
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Default Analog hardware to compute FFT's...

I just saw an article about a company, Analog Devices Lyric Labs based in Cambridge, Massachusetts, that is creating an analog-based data-processing integrated circuit. They say this is ideal for computing FFT's:
Because of its efficiency and inherent design, however, it's especially ideal for computing fast Fourier transforms (FFTs), and more particularly the discrete Fourier transform, a ubiquitously used mathematical algorithm in digital-signal processing.
I wonder, would it be easy to use something like this for Prime95? Would it speed up calculations? Do you think we could convince them to send a sample to George?

NASA is looking into various ways they can use this technology. You can see the article here:
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