Analysis of Non-functional Properties of MPSoC Designs

  • Alexander Viehl
  • Björn Sander
  • Oliver Bringmann
  • Wolfgang Rosenstiel
Part of the Lecture Notes in Electrical Engineering book series (LNEE, volume 36)


In this chapter, a novel design and analysis methodology for simulation-based determination of non-functional properties of a system design, like performance, power consumption, and temperature is proposed. For simulation acceleration and handling of complexity issues, the design flow includes automated abstraction of component functionality. Specified platform attributes as dynamic power management and formally modeled temporal input stimuli are automatically transformed to non-functional SystemC models. The framework implements the ability for automated online and offline analysis of non-functional System-on-Chip properties.


Non-functional properties Electronic system level Performance analysis Power estimation Temperature estimation SystemC 


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Alexander Viehl
    • 1
  • Björn Sander
  • Oliver Bringmann
  • Wolfgang Rosenstiel
  1. 1.FZI Forschungszentrum InformatikKarlsruheGermany

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