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Igor Yefmov
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Igor Yefmov [Division-less division]
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 The text below is based on an Excel workbook attached to this page: {{ :​isp:​hsl-rgb.xlsm |}}. That Excel file provides a sort of playground where you can try various input data and see the final results, both "​precise"​ and "​optimized",​ as well as the discrepancy between the two methods. The text below is based on an Excel workbook attached to this page: {{ :​isp:​hsl-rgb.xlsm |}}. That Excel file provides a sort of playground where you can try various input data and see the final results, both "​precise"​ and "​optimized",​ as well as the discrepancy between the two methods.
 ===== Preface ===== ===== Preface =====
-Much is written and is available on the color space conversion from HSL to RGB (for example this [[https://​en.wikipedia.org/​wiki/​HSL_and_HSV#​HSL_to_RGB|Wikipedia article]]). However not only this is not meant to be used with integer arithmetics but is also very costly due to division operations. And once you realize that a 4K video running at 60FPS needs to do this conversion half a billion times a second(!) you see why this needs to be heavily optimized ;-)+Much is written and is available on the color space conversion from HSL to RGB (for example this [[https://​en.wikipedia.org/​wiki/​HSL_and_HSV#​HSL_to_RGB|Wikipedia article]]). Howevernot only this is not meant to be used with integer arithmeticsbut is also very costly due to division operations. And once you realize that a 4K video running at 60FPS needs to do this conversion half a billion times a second(!) you see why this needs to be heavily optimized ;-)
  
 The below article details the way to perform this conversion without the use of division operations with high enough precision as to satisfy the imaging pipeline quality requirements for the SUB2r camera based on Artix-7 100T FPGA. The below article details the way to perform this conversion without the use of division operations with high enough precision as to satisfy the imaging pipeline quality requirements for the SUB2r camera based on Artix-7 100T FPGA.
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 \[\frac{1}{x} = \frac{1*N}{x*N}\] \[\frac{1}{x} = \frac{1*N}{x*N}\]
 and choosing \(N\) such that \(x*N\) is a whole power of \(2\) we have an optimization where a division is replaced by a pair of a multiplication followed by a (super cheap!) bit-shift operation by \(Z\) bits: and choosing \(N\) such that \(x*N\) is a whole power of \(2\) we have an optimization where a division is replaced by a pair of a multiplication followed by a (super cheap!) bit-shift operation by \(Z\) bits:
-\[\frac{C}{x} = C*\frac{1}{x} = C*\frac{1*N}{x*N} = C*\frac{N}{2^Z} = [(C*N)>>Z]\]+\[\frac{C}{x} = C*\frac{1}{x} = C*\frac{1*N}{x*N} = C*\frac{N}{2^Z} = [(C*N) ​\gg Z]\]
 The value \(Z\) depends on the needed precision and, of course, the higher the \(Z\) the less precision loss there will be in the end. The value \(Z\) depends on the needed precision and, of course, the higher the \(Z\) the less precision loss there will be in the end.
  
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