Enhanced Methodology and Tools for Exploring Domain-Specific Coarse-grained FPGAs

Husain Parvez 1 Zied Marrakchi 1 Habib Mehrez 1
1 CIAN - Circuits Intégrés Numériques et Analogiques
LIP6 - Laboratoire d'Informatique de Paris 6
Abstract : This paper presents a new environment for the exploration of domain-specific coarse-grained FPGAs. An architecture description mechanism is used to define a coarse-grained architecture. A software flow is used to map a netlist on the defined architecture. The software flow not only maps the instances of a target netlist on their respective blocks in the architecture, but also refines the position of the blocks on the architecture. This environment can also be used to define and optimize a domain-specific architecture for a set of netlists to be mapped on it at mutually exclusive times. A set of DSP test-benches are used to show the effectiveness of various techniques used in this work.
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Husain Parvez, Zied Marrakchi, Habib Mehrez. Enhanced Methodology and Tools for Exploring Domain-Specific Coarse-grained FPGAs. ReConFig International Conference on Reconfigurable Computing and FPGAs, Dec 2008, Cancun, Mexico. pp.121-126, ⟨10.1109/ReConFig.2008.53⟩. ⟨hal-01301529⟩

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