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Embedded System Specification

  • Eugenio Villar
  • Maite Veiga
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Abstract

Electronic Design Automation (EDA) has evolved dramatically during the last ten years covering almost satisfactorily all the design steps from the RT-level description down to the final implementation. Recently, the first commercial behavioral synthesis tools have appeared in the market. Nevertheless, electronic system complexity supported by current microelectronic technology leads to the need for more sophisticated and powerful design methodologies and tools. This need will become greater in the near future as technology continues to evolve. As a consequence, computer-aided, system-level design methodologies represent the next step in EDA tool generation still to be developed. This is the reason for the recently increasing interest in Electronic System Design Automation (ESDA) tools.

Keywords

System Specification Task Type Communication Mechanism Interrupt Handler Final Implementation 
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  • Eugenio Villar
  • Maite Veiga

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