A compositional modelling framework for exploring MPSoC systems

Anders Sejer Tranberg-Hansen, Jan Madsen

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    Abstract

    This paper presents a novel compositional framework for system level performance estimation and exploration of Multi-Processor System On Chip (MPSoC) based systems. The main contributions are the definition of a compositional model which allows quantitative performance estimation to be carried out throughout all design phases ranging from early functional specification to actual cycle accurate and bit true descriptions of the system. This is possible, because a seamless refinement of models is supported by allowing the existence of models described at multiple levels of abstraction to co-exist and communicate. In order to illustrate the use of the framework, a mobile digital audio processing platform, supplied by the company Bang & Olufsen ICEpower a/s, is considered.
    Original languageEnglish
    Title of host publicationProceedings of the 7th IEEE/ACM international conference on Hardware/software codesign and system synthesis
    Place of PublicationNew York, NY, USA
    PublisherACM
    Publication date2009
    Pages1-10
    ISBN (Print)978-1-60558-628-1
    DOIs
    Publication statusPublished - 2009
    Event7th IEEE/ACM International Conference on Hardware/Software Codesign and System Synthesis - Grenoble, France
    Duration: 11 Oct 200916 Oct 2009
    Conference number: 7

    Conference

    Conference7th IEEE/ACM International Conference on Hardware/Software Codesign and System Synthesis
    Number7
    CountryFrance
    CityGrenoble
    Period11/10/200916/10/2009

    Keywords

    • MPSoC, performance estimation, system level design

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