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The SATURN Approach to SysML-Based HW/SW Codesign

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The main obstacle for the wide acceptance of UML and SysML in the design of electronic systems is due to a major gap in the design flow between UML-based modeling and SystemC-based verification. To overcome this gap, we present an approach developed in the SATURN project which introduces UML profiles for the co-modeling of SystemC and C with code generation support in the context of the SysML tool suite ARTiSAN Studio®. We finally discuss the evaluation of the approach by two case studies.

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  • Communicate Sequential Process
  • Virtual Platform
  • Smart Camera
  • Synchronous Data Flow
  • Artisan Studio

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The work described herein is supported by the ICT Project SATURN (FP7-216807).

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Mueller, W. et al. (2011). The SATURN Approach to SysML-Based HW/SW Codesign. In: Voros, N., Mukherjee, A., Sklavos, N., Masselos, K., Huebner, M. (eds) VLSI 2010 Annual Symposium. Lecture Notes in Electrical Engineering, vol 105. Springer, Dordrecht. https://doi.org/10.1007/978-94-007-1488-5_9

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