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Multiprocessor Systems-on-Chips by Wayne Wolf, Ahmed Jerraya

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8.2. Background

Although the case study described in this chapter uses tool-specific terminology, the methodology and flow are much more general and have been implemented using a variety of academic, internal, and commercial tools that were mentioned in the previous section (e.g., refs. 342, 343, and 346). In particular, the SystemC communication modeling methodology [348] allows one to use the same communication refinement mechanisms described in this chapter for architectural exploration.

8.2.1. Function/Architecture Co-Design Methodology

The design methodology followed in this project and supported by VCC is represented in Figure 8-1.

Figure 8-1. Design methodology.
Functional Specification

The specification of the ...

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