A Formal Approach to SYMTA

  • Fabian Wolf


The previous SYMTA (SYMbolic Timing Analysis) approach [154] presented in section 2.5 is refined by a formal foundation of path analysis in order to overcome the drawbacks explained in section 2.5.6. This formal approach to SYMTA supports path analysis of hierarchically embedded MFP segments in SFP segments without the need to derive block transition overheads. This is a major advantage in cache analysis and target architecture simulation which has been separated from path analysis in this approach. The larger program segments increase precision and reduce problem size and analysis cost.


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© Springer Science+Business Media Dordrecht 2002

Authors and Affiliations

  • Fabian Wolf
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  1. 1.Technische Universität BraunschweigGermany

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