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Design of Multinode Reconfigurable Network based Multiprocessor Systems on Chip

IJCA Proceedings on National Conference on Recent Trends in Information Security
© 2015 by IJCA Journal
NCRTIS 2015 - Number 1
Year of Publication: 2015
Archana Gomkar

Archana Gomkar. Article: Design of Multinode Reconfigurable Network based Multiprocessor Systems on Chip. IJCA Proceedings on National Conference on Recent Trends in Information Security NCRTIS 2015(1):19-24, April 2015. Full text available. BibTeX

	author = {Archana Gomkar},
	title = {Article: Design of Multinode Reconfigurable Network based Multiprocessor Systems on Chip},
	journal = {IJCA Proceedings on National Conference on Recent Trends in Information Security},
	year = {2015},
	volume = {NCRTIS 2015},
	number = {1},
	pages = {19-24},
	month = {April},
	note = {Full text available}


Multi-Processor System on Chip (MPSoC) platforms are becoming increasingly more heterogeneous and are shifting towards a more communication-centric methodology. Net-works on Chip (NoC) have emerged as the design paradigm for scalable on-chip communication architectures. As the system complexity grows, the problem emerges as how to design and instantiate such a NoC-based MPSoC platform in a systematic and automated way. In this paper we present an integrated flow to automatically generate a highly configurable NoC-based MPSoC for FPGA instantiation. The system specification is done on a high level of abstraction, relieving the designer of error-prone and time consuming work. The flow uses the state-of-the-art Æthereal NoC, and Silicon Hive processing cores, both configurable at design- and run-time. We use this flow to generate a range of sample de-signs whose functionality has been verified on a Celoxica RC300E development board. The board, equipped with a Xilinx Virtex II 6000, also offers a huge number of periph-erals, and we show how their insertion is automated in the design for easy debugging and prototyping.


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