Applying the propose&revise strategy to the hardware-software partitioning problem

  • M. L. López-Vallejo
  • C.A. Iglesias
  • J. C. López
3 Formal Tools Fuzzy Knowledge Representation and Inference
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 1415)

Abstract

Hardware-software Co-design is a new discipline that provides methodologies and tools for the fast development of complex heterogeneous systems by combining hardware and software development cycles. This paper shows how the Propose&Revise PSM can be used to solve the hardware-software partitioning problem, the Co-design task that makes the decision on the best implementation of the different components of a system. In particular, a fuzzy expert system, SHAPES, has been developed following the CommonKADS methodology.

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Authors and Affiliations

  • M. L. López-Vallejo
    • 1
  • C.A. Iglesias
    • 2
  • J. C. López
    • 1
  1. 1.Dpto. de Irigeniería Electrónica, E.T.S.I. TelecomunicaciònUniversidad Politécnica de MadridMadridSpain
  2. 2.Dpto. de Teorfa de la Señal, Comunicaciones e Ing. Telemática, E.T.S.I. TelecomunicaciònUniversidad de ValladolidValladolidSpain

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