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Architecture Template and Design Flow to Support Application Parallelism on Reconfigurable Platforms

  • Sergei Sawitzki
  • Rainer G. Spallek
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Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 2778)

Abstract

This paper introduces the ReSArT ( Reconfigurable Scalable Architecture Template). Based on a suitable design space model, ReSArT is parametrizable, scalable, and able to support all levels of parallelism. To derive architecture instances from the template, a design environment called DEfInE ( Design Environment for ReSArT Instance G eneration) is used, which integrates some existing academic and industrial tools with ReSArT-specific components, developed as a part of this work. Different architecture instances were tested with a set of 10 benchmark applications as a proof of concept, achieving a maximum degree of parallelism of 30 and an average degree of parallelism of nearly 20 16-bit operations per cycle.

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Sergei Sawitzki
    • 1
  • Rainer G. Spallek
    • 2
  1. 1.Philips Research LaboratoriesEindhovenThe Netherlands
  2. 2.Institute of Computer Engineering, Department of Computer ScienceDresden University of TechnologyDresdenGermany

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