High-level synthesis for dynamically reconfigurable hardware/software systems

  • Rainer Kress
  • Andreas Pyttel
Conference paper
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 1482)

Abstract

Dynamically reconfigurable hardware/software systems allow a flexible adaptation of their hardware part to the necessities of the application by reprogramming it at run-time. Traditional design methodologies do not support dynamic hardware structures efficiently. Thus the design space is not exploited thoroughly and the application might not be adequately implemented. In this paper we concentrate on the high-level synthesis of the hardware part including temporal partitioning to effectively use the dynamic nature of the target FPGA circuits.

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Copyright information

© Springer-Verlag 1998

Authors and Affiliations

  • Rainer Kress
    • 1
  • Andreas Pyttel
    • 1
  1. 1.Corporate TechnologySiemens AGMunichGermany

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