By Tilman Glökler
After a quick advent to low-power VLSI layout, the layout house of ASIP guideline set architectures (ISAs) is brought with a different specialize in vital positive aspects for electronic sign processing. in keeping with the levels of freedom provided via this layout house, a constant ASIP layout move is proposed: this layout movement begins with a given software and makes use of incremental optimization of the ASIP undefined, of ASIP coprocessors and of the ASIP software program by utilizing a top-down method and by way of utilizing application-specific transformations on all degrees of layout hierarchy. A wide variety of real-world sign processing purposes serves as motor vehicle to demonstrate every one layout determination and gives a hands-on method of ASIP layout. ultimately, whole case experiences show the feasibility and the potency of the proposed method and quantitatively evaluation some great benefits of ASIPs in an business context.
Read Online or Download Design of energy-efficient application-specific set processors PDF
Best microprocessors & system design books
This landmark quantity represents the end result of over forty years of study within the use of common sense as a foundation for representing and manipulating difficulties within the box of synthetic intelligence. The use of common sense as a foundation for common sense reasoning was once all started by means of John McCarthy in 1959. the gathering includes either unique study and surveys of just about each topic that makes use of good judgment in AI, contributed via best scientists, and grew out of initial paintings offered at the Workshop on Logic-Based man made Intelligence held in Washington, DC, June 1999.
The arriving and recognition of multi-core processors has sparked a renewed curiosity within the improvement of parallel courses. equally, the supply of inexpensive microprocessors and sensors has generated a superb curiosity in embedded real-time courses. This booklet offers scholars and programmers whose backgrounds are in conventional sequential programming with the chance to extend their functions into parallel, embedded, real-time and allotted computing.
- Digital Design and Computer Architecture. ARM Edition
- The Inverse Method
- Telecommunications Cost Management
- Skew-Tolerant Circuit Design
- Programming and customizing the AVR microcontroller
Additional info for Design of energy-efficient application-specific set processors
1: Short-Circuit Current in a CMOS Inverter Cl . It is caused by the power needed to charge and discharge (in most cases parasitic) capacitances on the chip. The switching probability αnode (also referred to as toggle activity or as toggle probability) of a single node is deﬁned as the ratio of the number of transitions of the considered logic node to the number of clock transitions within the simulation interval. For strictly synchronous design style using positive (negative) clock edge triggered ﬂip-ﬂops, a logic node transition can only occur after the rising (falling) edge of the clock, thus, the maximum transition probability for a logic node without glitches is α = 12 .
A synthesizable VHDL description for non-programmable processors as well as an optimally conﬁgured instance of a VLIW processor called HPL-PD  is generated. The approach is limited to this processor type with a ﬁxed instruction set, but it supports different memory and cache conﬁgurations. Satsuki is a design environment, which uses a moderately parameterizable processor template as target architecture. Parameters of this template are data path width, number of registers and instruction and data memory size.
Modularization or horizontal partitioning of design tasks, on the other hand, reduces the design time in combination with concurrent engineering (see below). • Design automation in combination with abstraction and appropriate tool support both for design and veriﬁcation enables to reduce the risk of design errors and to speed up the design process. • Debugging on all levels of abstraction should be facilitated by a transparent design methodology and appropriate modeling styles. • Design reuse is also a means to reduce design time.
- Waiting for Godot by Samuel Beckett
- Acids and Bases: Solvent Effects on Acid-Base Strength by Brian G. Cox