Issue No. 03 - March (2009 vol. 42)
DOI Bookmark: http://doi.ieeecomputersociety.org/10.1109/MC.2009.91
As microprocessors have become more complex, on-chip communications, traditionally handled by buses, have become a performance bottleneck. Chip makers are looking into network-on-chip systems to address this issue.
system-on-chip, network-on-chip, bus technology, multicore chips, routers
D. Geer, "Networks on Processors Improve On-Chip Communications," in Computer, vol. 42, no. , pp. 17-20, 2009.