Constructing hardware/software interface using protocol converters

Shengchao Qin, Zongyan Qiu, Jifeng He

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Hardware/software partition is a critical phase in hardware/software co-design. This paper proposes a hybrid partitioning framework, in which we design a set of protocol converters to construct the interface component between the hardware and software components, and reuse the formerly well-built partitioning rules by introducing protocol converters and rewriting them for this hybrid framework. The hardware components generated by our partitioning process are coded directly in Verilog HDL, which will greatly facilitate the further compilation from it down to netlists.
Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationSecond Asia-Pacific conference on quality software, Proceedings
Publication statusPublished - 2001
Event2nd Asia-Pacific Conference on Quality Software - , Hong Kong
Duration: 10 Dec 200111 Dec 2001


Conference2nd Asia-Pacific Conference on Quality Software
Country/TerritoryHong Kong

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