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Author Zhihui Xiong ♦ Sikun Li ♦ Jihua Chen
Sponsorship Chinese Inst. of Electron
Source IEEE Xplore Digital Library
Content type Text
Publisher Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers, Inc. (IEEE)
File Format PDF
Copyright Year ©2005
Language English
Subject Domain (in DDC) Technology ♦ Engineering & allied operations
Subject Keyword Hardware ♦ Design methodology ♦ System-on-a-chip ♦ Process design ♦ Computer science ♦ Process planning ♦ Very large scale integration ♦ Embedded software ♦ Embedded computing ♦ Productivity
Abstract A hierarchical platform-based design (Hi-PBD) method is put forward for SoC system design. This method divides SoC system design flow into three levels (i.e. system model level, virtual components level and real components level) to achieve separation of function from structure and separation of computation from communication. Hi-PBD defines two mapping processes (i.e. design planning and virtual-real synthesis) to go through all the three design levels. Hi-PBD supports reuse of both the three level design templates and the two mapping results, which increased reusing efficiency greatly. Besides, Hi-PBD boosts up design flexibility by means of supporting revision at all the three levels, and ensures the final design target satisfies performance requirements through a novel performance constraints transmission strategy. Experiments indicate Hi-PBD method improves SoC high level design efficiency by 30%-40%, and this method achieves platform template reuse ratio by 75%-90%.
Description Author affiliation: Sch. of Comput. Sci., Univ. of Defense Technol., Changsha, China (Zhihui Xiong; Sikun Li; Jihua Chen)
ISBN 0780387368
Educational Role Student ♦ Teacher
Age Range above 22 year
Educational Use Research ♦ Reading
Education Level UG and PG
Learning Resource Type Article
Publisher Date 2005-01-21
Publisher Place China
Rights Holder Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers, Inc. (IEEE)
Size (in Bytes) 732.85 kB
Page Count 4
Starting Page 1309
Ending Page 1312

Source: IEEE Xplore Digital Library