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GRAAL: A Framework for Low-Power 3D Graphics Accelerators
July/August 2008 (vol. 28 no. 4)
pp. 63-73
Ben Juurlink, Delft University of Technology, the Netherlands
Iosif Antochi, Imagination Technologies Ltd., UK
Dan Crisu, Imagination Technologies Ltd., UK
Sorin Cotofana, Delft University of Technology, the Netherlands
Stamatis Vassiliadis, Delft University of Technology, the Netherlands
The GRAphics AcceLerator (GRAAL) design-exploration framework is an open system that offers a coherent development methodology for hardware/software cosimulation and codesign of embedded 3D graphics accelerators. GRAAL incorporates tools to help visually debug graphics algorithms implemented in hardware and to estimate performance in terms of throughput, power consumption, and area.

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Index Terms:
hardware/software codesign, 3D graphics architectures, tile-based rendering
Ben Juurlink, Iosif Antochi, Dan Crisu, Sorin Cotofana, Stamatis Vassiliadis, "GRAAL: A Framework for Low-Power 3D Graphics Accelerators," IEEE Computer Graphics and Applications, vol. 28, no. 4, pp. 63-73, July-Aug. 2008, doi:10.1109/MCG.2008.72
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