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The popularity of the Internet and the emergence of broadband access networks is fueling the development of communications processors -devices that integrate processing, networking, and system functions into a single, low-cost, system-on-a-chip. These devices form the core of cable modems, ADSL modems, set-topboxes, smart packet phones, and a variety of Internet appliances. The conventional approach for designing communications processors is to start with a standard CPU core such as MIPS ordoi:10.1109/40.820048 fatcat:uilusghauvgudfb5gejpeckxki