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Computer System Designs: System-on-Chip by Wayne Luk, Michael J. Flynn

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LIST OF ABBREVIATIONS AND ACRONYMS

AC

Autonomous chip

A/D

Analog to digital

AES

Advanced Encryption Standard

AG

Address generation

ALU

Arithmetic and logic unit

AMBA

Advanced Microcontroller Bus Architecture

ASIC

Application-specific integrated circuit

ASIP

Application-specific instruction processor

ASOC

Autonomous system-on-chip

AXI

Advanced eXtensible Interface

BC

Branch conditional

BIST

Built-in-self-test

BRAM

Block random access memory

BTB

Branch target buffer

CAD

Computer aided design

CBWA

Copy-back write allocate cache

CC

Condition codes

CFA

Color filter array

CGRA

Coarse-grained reconfigurable architecture

CIF

Common Intermediate Format

CISC

Complex instruction set computer

CLB

Configurable Logic Block

CMOS

Complementary metal oxide semiconductor

CORDIC

COordinate Rotation Digital Computer

CPI

Cycles per instruction

CPU

Central processing unit

DCT

Discrete Cosine Transform

DDR

Double data rate

DES

Data Encryption Standard

3DES

Triple Data Encryption Standard

DF

Data fetch

DMA

Direct memory access

DRAM

Dynamic random access memory

DSP

Digital signal processing (or processor)

DTMR

Design Target Miss Rates

ECC

Error correcting code

eDRAM

Embedded dynamic random access memory

EX

Execute

FIFO

First in first out

FIR

Finite impulse response

FO4

Fan-out of four

FP

Floating-point

FPGA

Field programmable gate array

FPR

Floating-point register

FPU

Floating-point unit

GB

Giga bytes, a billion (109) bytes

GIF

Graphics interface

GPP

General-purpose processor

GPR

General-purpose register ...

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