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Issue No. 03 - May./Jun. (2018 vol. 38)
ISSN: 0272-1732
pp: 32-39
Hari Cherupalli , University of Minnesota
Henry Duwe , Iowa State University
Weidong Ye , University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
Rakesh Kumar , University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
John Sartori , University of Minnesota
ABSTRACT
This article makes the case for bespoke processor design, an automated approach that tailors a general-purpose processor IP to a target application by removing all gates from the design that can never be used by the application. The resulting processors are more area- and energy-efficient without sacrificing performance.
INDEX TERMS
low-power electronics, microprocessor chips, minimisation of switching nets
CITATION

H. Cherupalli, H. Duwe, W. Ye, R. Kumar and J. Sartori, "Bespoke Processors for Applications with Ultra-Low Area and Power Constraints," in IEEE Micro, vol. 38, no. 3, pp. 32-39, 2018.
doi:10.1109/MM.2018.032271059
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