Statechart-based HW/SW-codesign of a multi-FPGA-board and a microprocessor

  • Claude Ackad
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 1482)


The codesign of hardware and software is an up-to-date issue. For increasing network data rates high performance communication subsystems are needed. This paper discusses an approach of a semiautomated HW/SW-implementation using a microprocessor and an FPGA-based flexible hardware platform. Moreover, an increasing productivity in implementing such systems efficiently and correctly is needed. Therefore, the semi-automated approach is applied to an implementation of a modern communication protocol on the flexible platform.


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Claude Ackad
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  1. 1.Department of Integrated Circuit Design (E.I.S.)TU BraunschweigBraunschweigGermany

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