Abstract Simulation Implementation Model

Chapter

Abstract

Leaving the domain of analytical-based design space exploration, the discussion now turns to the utilized abstract simulation. First an overview of the underlying technique along with its main components is given. The key element, the Virtual Processing Unit (VPU) technology, is presented in-depth. Finally, this chapter concludes with the introduction of the refinement flow from abstract simulation down to an implementation model based on Instruction Set Simulators (ISSs).

Keywords

Manifold ASIP 

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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Institute for Integrated Signal Processing Systems (ISS)RWTH Aachen UniversityAachenGermany
  2. 2.Institute for Integrated Signal Processing Systems (ISS)RWTH Aachen UniversityAachenGermany
  3. 3.Software for Systems on SiliconRWTH Aachen UniversityAachenGermany

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