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Design Space Exploration with Automatic Generation of IP-Based Embedded Software [chapter]

Júlio C. B. de Mattos, Lisane Brisolara, Renato Hentschke, Luigi Carro, Flávio R. Wagner
2004 IFIP International Federation for Information Processing  
This paper presents a mechanism for the automatic selection of software IP components for embedded applications, which is based on a software IP library and a design space exploration tool.  ...  Automatic embedded software generation and IP-based design are good approaches to achieve a short design cycle due to stringent time-to-market requirements.  ...  It is based on software IP library that is previously characterized for a given architectural platform and uses a genetic tool for automatic design space exploration and IP selection.  ... 
doi:10.1007/1-4020-8149-9_24 fatcat:zv2h6tn2fbct7onknw4av4mnji

An Automatic Design Flow for Data Parallel and Pipelined Signal Processing Applications on Embedded Multiprocessor with NoC: Application to Cryptography

Xinyu Li, Omar Hammami
2009 International Journal of Reconfigurable Computing  
Embedded system design is increasingly based on single chip multiprocessors because of the high performance and flexibility requirements.  ...  Fork-Join model-based software parallelization is explored to find out the best parallelization configuration.  ...  Related Work This proposed work is related to the embedded multiprocessor, system level synthesis design flow, and design space exploration of customizable embedded multiprocessors.  ... 
doi:10.1155/2009/631490 fatcat:kcrbtxmc7jgd3jptwwrxqcuqf4

The COMPLEX reference framework for HW/SW co-design and power management supporting platform-based design-space exploration

Kim Grüttner, Philipp A. Hartmann, Kai Hylla, Sven Rosinger, Wolfgang Nebel, Fernando Herrera, Eugenio Villar, Carlo Brandolese, William Fornaciari, Gianluca Palermo, Chantal Ykman-Couvreur, Davide Quaglia (+2 others)
2013 Microprocessors and microsystems  
Combined with a flexible design-space exploration (DSE) approach our flow allows a trade-off analysis between different platforms, mapping alternatives, and optimization techniques, based on domain-specific  ...  The consideration of an embedded device's power consumption and its management is increasingly important nowadays.  ...  Use-case 3 -model-based space application Industrial requirements are support of model-driven design combined with design-space exploration of embedded HW/SW systems and evaluation of the COMPLEX design  ... 
doi:10.1016/j.micpro.2013.09.001 fatcat:7a5ycc45m5h7nkjhxhe4u2j7am

MOCDEX: Multiprocessor on Chip Multiobjective Design Space Exploration with Direct Execution

Riad Ben Mouhoub, Omar Hammami
2006 EURASIP Journal on Embedded Systems  
Fully integrated system level design space exploration methodologies are essential to guarantee efficiency of future large scale system on programmable chip.  ...  Due to the large scale of SoC, system level design methodologies need to tackle the system design process as a global optimization problem by fully integrating physical design in the design space exploration  ...  SOFT IP-BASED EMBEDDED MULTIPROCESSOR SYSTEMS Soft IP-based embedded multiprocessor systems are SoC fully designed with soft IPs.  ... 
doi:10.1155/es/2006/54074 fatcat:zgthrodwcrdpbj6et6ig3zr3i4

MOCDEX: Multiprocessor on Chip Multiobjective Design Space Exploration with Direct Execution

Riad Ben Mouhoub, Omar Hammami
2006 EURASIP Journal on Embedded Systems  
Fully integrated system level design space exploration methodologies are essential to guarantee efficiency of future large scale system on programmable chip.  ...  Due to the large scale of SoC, system level design methodologies need to tackle the system design process as a global optimization problem by fully integrating physical design in the design space exploration  ...  SOFT IP-BASED EMBEDDED MULTIPROCESSOR SYSTEMS Soft IP-based embedded multiprocessor systems are SoC fully designed with soft IPs.  ... 
doi:10.1186/1687-3963-2006-054074 fatcat:crb64dvhi5eghb2dc47cbzxme4

Customizing Software Toolkits for Embedded Systems-on-Chip [chapter]

Ashok Halambi, Nikil Dutt, Alex Nicolau
2001 IFIP Advances in Information and Communication Technology  
and generated to support both early design space exploration (for performance, power and cost constraints), as well as high-quality software generation.  ...  Modern Embedded Systems-on-Chips (SOCs) will allow the system designer to customize Intellectual Property (IP) cores (fixed and programmable), together with custom logic and large amounts of embedded memories  ...  The design processes most impacted by this emerging technology include 1) System Design Space Exploration (DSE) and 2) Software design.  ... 
doi:10.1007/978-0-387-35409-5_9 fatcat:4ynfl3yzgrghbj2yiub6yamksu

Platform choices and design demands for IoT platforms: cost, power, and performance tradeoffs

Deming Chen, Jason Cong, Swathi Gurumani, Wen-mei Hwu, Kyle Rupnow, Zhiru Zhang
2016 IET Cyber-Physical Systems  
technologies to enable rapid, low cost design of effective IoT platforms with smaller design teams and lower risk.  ...  , and custom platforms that contain hardware accelerators such as FPGA and embedded GPUs.  ...  When high level modeling and automated software mapping are paired with design space exploration using a library of potential components, design automation can facilitate exploration of potential systems  ... 
doi:10.1049/iet-cps.2016.0020 fatcat:zokl4apn5ze3rl27j7jc63hqfi

Electronic System-Level Synthesis Methodologies

A. Gerstlauer, C. Haubelt, A.D. Pimentel, T.P. Stefanov, D.D. Gajski, J. Teich
2009 IEEE Transactions on Computer-Aided Design of Integrated Circuits and Systems  
With ever increasing system complexities, all major semiconductor roadmaps have identified the need for moving to higher levels of abstraction in order to increase productivity in electronic system design  ...  Based on these observations, we can identify such common principles and needs as they are leading towards and are ultimately required for a true ESL synthesis solution, covering the whole design process  ...  ACKNOWLEDGMENTS Besides the authors, a large number of people are responsible for, or have contributed to, the work described in Section III of this paper.  ... 
doi:10.1109/tcad.2009.2026356 fatcat:vkvmjvxvvrbx5n3xnvbrjaerl4

System-on-Chip Environment: A SpecC-Based Framework for Heterogeneous MPSoC Design

Rainer Dömer, Andreas Gerstlauer, Junyu Peng, Dongwan Shin, Lukai Cai, Haobo Yu, Samar Abdi, DanielD Gajski
2008 EURASIP Journal on Embedded Systems  
SCE implements a top-down system design flow based on a specify-explore-refine paradigm with support for heterogeneous target platforms consisting of custom hardware components, embedded software processors  ...  The seamless integration of automatic model generation, estimation, and verification tools enables rapid design space exploration and efficient MPSoC implementation.  ...  ACKNOWLEDGMENTS The authors would like to thank all members of the CECS SpecC group who have contributed to SCE over the years.  ... 
doi:10.1155/2008/647953 fatcat:peu5knjzivdjjmaarphxga6nc4

Multiprocessor on chip: beating the simulation wall through multiobjective design space exploration with direct execution

R.B. Mouhoub, O. Hammami
2006 Proceedings 20th IEEE International Parallel & Distributed Processing Symposium  
Design space exploration of multiprocessors on chip requires both automatic performance analysis techniques and efficient multiprocessors configuration performance evaluation.  ...  Prohibitive simulation time of single multiprocessor configuration makes large design space exploration impossible without massive use of computing resources and still implementation issues are not tackled  ...  Although the approach is based on FPGA neither an automatic exploration flow nor a multi-objective design space exploration approach is proposed.  ... 
doi:10.1109/ipdps.2006.1639623 dblp:conf/ipps/MouhoubH06 fatcat:oeagswclb5fgpksaucl3nvz7wa

A SystemC-Based Design Methodology for Digital Signal Processing Systems

Christian Haubelt, Joachim Falk, Joachim Keinert, Thomas Schlichter, Martin Streubühr, Andreas Deyhle, Andreas Hadert, Jürgen Teich
2007 EURASIP Journal on Embedded Systems  
In this paper, we present a SystemC-based solution supporting automatic design space exploration, automatic performance evaluation, as well as automatic system generation for mixed hardware/software solutions  ...  Results from a five-dimensional design space exploration and from automatically mapping parts of the MPEG-4 decoder onto a Xilinx FPGA platform will demonstrate the effectiveness of our approach.  ...  AUTOMATIC SYSTEM GENERATION The result of the automatic design space exploration is a set of nondominated solutions.  ... 
doi:10.1155/2007/47580 fatcat:jmujswvvabaddghwgfdtzjqy6i

A SystemC-Based Design Methodology for Digital Signal Processing Systems

Christian Haubelt, Joachim Falk, Joachim Keinert, Thomas Schlichter, Martin Streubühr, Andreas Deyhle, Andreas Hadert, Jürgen Teich
2007 EURASIP Journal on Embedded Systems  
In this paper, we present a SystemC-based solution supporting automatic design space exploration, automatic performance evaluation, as well as automatic system generation for mixed hardware/software solutions  ...  Results from a five-dimensional design space exploration and from automatically mapping parts of the MPEG-4 decoder onto a Xilinx FPGA platform will demonstrate the effectiveness of our approach.  ...  AUTOMATIC SYSTEM GENERATION The result of the automatic design space exploration is a set of nondominated solutions.  ... 
doi:10.1186/1687-3963-2007-047580 fatcat:jynwpqyewbalddgnechvy4gbxm

IP reuse in an MDA MPSoPC co-design approach

Jorgiano Vidal, Florent de Lamotte, Guy Gogniat, Jean-Philippe Diguet, Philippe Soulard
2009 2009 International Conference on Microelectronics - ICM  
Also, we propose an efficient method for IP (Intellectual Property) reuse allowing automatically platform code generation. Our tests have shown gains in the order of 30% in design time.  ...  With the increasing hardware capacity, embedded systems are becoming more and more complex, requiring new design techniques/methods.  ...  ACKNOWLEDGMENT The UML/MDA approach presented above is experimented in the RNTL06 research program MOPCOM SoC/SoPC supported by the French National Research Agency (ANR -contract 2006 TLOG 022 01), the "cluster of  ... 
doi:10.1109/icm.2009.5418638 fatcat:nvdcjqtekfde7abmezubo7rrwy

SystemCoDesigner

Christian Haubelt, Thomas Schlichter, Joachim Keinert, Mike Meredith
2008 Proceedings of the 45th annual conference on Design automation - DAC '08  
The resulting design space is explored automatically by optimizing several objectives simultaneously using state of the art multi-objective optimization algorithms.  ...  SystemCoDesigner offers a fast design space exploration and rapid prototyping of behavioral Sys-temC models.  ...  This process network can be transformed into a hardware/software system by instantiating processors and IP cores and connecting them with FIFOs. An automatic design space exploration is supported.  ... 
doi:10.1145/1391469.1391616 dblp:conf/dac/HaubeltSKM08 fatcat:p7cn7wnmkfchrma2477dvmoski

Combining architecture exploration and a path to implementation to build a complete SoC design flow from system specification to RTL

M. Anouar Dziri, Firaz Samet, Flavio Rech Wagner, Wander O. Cesário, Ahmed A. Jerraya
2003 Proceedings of the 2003 conference on Asia South Pacific design automation - ASPDAC  
The experiment with a VDSL application shows a significant reduction of design time.  ...  This approach combines architecture design space exploration using the VCC design environment and system synthesis using the ROSES design flow, allowing a true and complete system level design flow.  ...  Artemis [1] is a modeling and simulation environment aimed to explore the design space of heterogeneous embedded-systems architectures at multiple abstraction levels.  ... 
doi:10.1145/1119772.1119816 dblp:conf/aspdac/DziriSWCJ03 fatcat:xppjfcsgdfhrdcetscztk2wmra
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