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Design, Automation & Test in Europe Conference & Exhibition (2003)
Munich, Germany
Mar. 3, 2003 to Mar. 7, 2003
ISSN: 1530-1591
ISBN: 0-7695-1870-2
TABLE OF CONTENTS
Introduction
1D: Design Case Studies

Single-Chip MPEG-2 422P@HL CODEC LSI with Multi-Chip Configuration for Large Scale Processing beyond HDTV Level (Abstract)

Hiroe Iwasaki , NTT Corporation
Jiro Naganuma , NTT Corporation
Koyo Nitta , NTT Corporation
Ken Nakamura , NTT Corporation
Takeshi Yoshitome , NTT Corporation
Mitsuo Ogura , NTT Corporation
Yasuyuki Nakajima , NTT Corporation
Yutaka Tashiro , NTT Corporation
Takayuki Onishi , NTT Corporation
Mitsuo Ikeda , NTT Corporation
Makoto Endo , NTT Corporation
pp. 20002

HiBRID-SoC: A Multi-Core System-on-Chip Architecture for Multimedia Signal Processing Applications (Abstract)

Hans-Joachim Stolberg , Universität Hannover
Mladen Berekovic , Universität Hannover
Lars Friebe , Universität Hannover
Sören Moch , Universität Hannover
Sebastian Flügel , Universität Hannover
Xun Mao , Universität Hannover
Mark B. Kulaczewski , Universität Hannover
Heiko Klußmann , Universität Hannover
Peter Pirsch , Universität Hannover
pp. 20008

Efficient Field P ocessing Cores in an Innovative Protocol Processo System-on-Chip (Abstract)

G. Lykakis , InAccess Networks
N. Mouratidis , InAccess Networks
K. Vlachos , Bell Laboratories AT EMEA
N. Nikolaou , Bell Laboratories AT EMEA
S. Perissakis , Ellemedia Technologies
G. Sourdis , Technical University of Crete
G. Konstantoulakis , InAccess Networks
D. Pnevmatikatos , Technical University of Crete
D. Reisis , National Technical University of Athens
pp. 20014

A Low Device Occupation IP to Implement Rijndael Algorithm (Abstract)

Alex Panato , Universidade Federal do Rio Grande do Sul
Marcelo Barcelos , Universidade Federal do Rio Grande do Sul
Ricardo Reis , Universidade Federal do Rio Grande do Sul
pp. 20020

Transaction-Level Models for AMBA Bus Architecture Using SystemC 2.0 (Abstract)

M. Caldari , University of Ancona
M. Conti , University of Ancona
M. Coppola , STMicroelectronics
S. Curaba , STMicroelectronics
L. Pieralisi , University of Ancona
C. Turchetti , University of Ancona
pp. 20026

System-Level Power Analysis Methodology Applied to the AMBA AHB Bus (Abstract)

M. Caldari , University of Ancona
M. Conti , University of Ancona
M. Coppola , STMicroelectronics
P. Crippa , University of Ancona
S. Orcioni , University of Ancona
L. Pieralisi , University of Ancona
C. Turchetti , University of Ancona
pp. 20032
1E: Embedded Operating Systems for SoC (Embedded Software Forum)

Formal Methods for Integration of Automotive Software (Abstract)

Marek Jersak , Technische Universität Braunschweig
Kai Richter , Technische Universität Braunschweig
Rolf Ernst , Technische Universität Braunschweig
Jörn-Christian Braam , Volkswagen AG
Zheng-Yu Jiang , Volkswagen AG
Fabian Wolf , Volkswagen AG
pp. 20045
2D: Hot Topic: Network Processing Key Technologies and Architectural Components

Network Processing Challenges and an Experimental NPU Platform (Abstract)

Pierre G. Paulin , STMicroelectronics
Chuck Pilkington , STMicroelectronics
Essaid Bensoudane , STMicroelectronics
pp. 20064

NPSE: A High Performance Network Packet Search Engine (Abstract)

Naresh Soni , STMicroelectronics
Nick Richardson , STMicroelectronics
Lun-Bin Huang , STMicroelectronics
Suresh Rajgopal , STMicroelectronics
George Vlantis , STMicroelectronics
pp. 20074
3D: SystemC Based Design

A Mixed Abstraction Level Co-Simulation Case Study Using SystemC for System on Chip Verification (Abstract)

Ali Sayinta , STMicroelectronics Istanbul
Gorkem Canverdi , STMicroelectronics Istanbul
Marc Pauwels , STMicroelectronics Zavantem
Amer Alshawa , STMicroelectronics Istanbul
Wim Dehaene , Katholieke Universiteit Leuven
pp. 20095

SystemC-VHDL Co-Simulation and Synthesis in the HW Domain (Abstract)

Massimo Bombana , Siemens MC S.p.A.
Francesco Bruschi , Politecnico di Milano
pp. 20101

IPSIM: SystemC 3.0 Enhancements for Communication Refinement (Abstract)

Marcello Coppola , ST Microelectronics
Stephane Curaba , ST Microelectronics
Giuseppe Maruccia , ST Microelectronics
pp. 20106
3E: Embedded Software Design and Implementation (Embedded Software Forum)

A Flexible Object-Oriented Software Architecture for Smart Wireless Communication Devices (Abstract)

Marco Götze , Institut für Mikroelektronik- und Mechatronik-Systeme gGmbH
pp. 20126

Scheduling and Timing Analysis of HW/SW On-Chip Communication in MP SoC Design (Abstract)

Youngchul Cho , Seoul National University
Ganghee Lee , Seoul National University
Sungjoo Yoo , TIMA Lab.
Kiyoung Choi , Seoul National University
pp. 20132

Evaluation of Applying SpecC to the Integrated Design Method of Device Driver and Device (Abstract)

Shinya Honda , Toyohashi University of Technology
Hiroaki Takada , Toyohashi University of Technology
pp. 20138

Interactive Ray Tracing on Reconfigurable SIMD MorphoSys (Abstract)

H. Du , University of California at Irvine
M. Sanchez-Elez , Universidad Complutense de Madrid
N. Tabrizi , University of California at Irvine
N. Bagherzadeh , University of California at Irvine
M. L. Anido , Federal University of Rio de Janeiro
M. Fernandez , Universidad Complutense de Madrid
pp. 20144
4D: Design Exploration Methodologies

Fast Evaluation of Protocol Processor Architectures for IPv6 Routing (Abstract)

Johan Lilius , Turku Centre for Computer Science
Dragos Truscan , Turku Centre for Computer Science
Seppo Virtanen , Turku Centre for Computer Science
pp. 20158

Transforming Structural Model to Runtime Model of Embedded Software with Real-Time Constraints (Abstract)

Sharath Kodase , University of Michigan
Shige Wang , University of Michigan
Kang G. Shin , University of Michigan
pp. 20170

A Practical Approach for Bus Architecture Optimization at Transaction Level (Abstract)

Osamu Ogawa , Matsushita Electric Industrial Co., Ltd.
Sylvain Bayon de Noyer , CoWare, Inc.
Pascal Chauvet , CoWare, Inc.
Katsuya Shinohara , Matsushita Electric Industrial Co., Ltd.
Yoshiharu Watanabe , Matsushita Electric Industrial Co., Ltd.
Hiroshi Niizuma , Matsushita Electric Industrial Co., Ltd.
Takayuki Sasaki , Matsushita Electric Industrial Co., Ltd.
Yuji Takai , Matsushita Electric Industrial Co., Ltd.
pp. 20176

Power-Performance System-Level Exploration of a MicroSPARC2-Based Embedded Architecture (Abstract)

Gianluca Palermo , Politecnico di Milano and STMicroelectronics
Cristina Silvano , Politecnico di Milano
Vittorio Zaccaria , Politecnico di Milano
pp. 20182

Estimation of Bus Performance for a Tuplespace in an Embedded Architecture (Abstract)

Nicola Drago , Università di Verona
Franco Fummi , Università di Verona
Marco Monguzzi , Sitek S.p.A.
Giovanni Perbellini , Scientific Parc Verona
Massimo Poncino , Università di Verona
pp. 20188
5D: Design Methodologies

Defining Cost Functions for Robust IC Design and Optimization (Abstract)

Árpád Bűrmen , University of Ljubljana
Janez Puhan , University of Ljubljana
Tadej Tuma , University of Ljubljana
pp. 20196

SoC Design and Test Considerations (Abstract)

Martin Schrader , Infineon Technologies AG
Roderick McConnell , Infineon Technologies AG
pp. 20202

A System to Validate and Certify Soft and Hard IP (Abstract)

Bernard Laurent , Synopsys, Inc.
Thierry Karger , STMicroelectronics
pp. 20208

SystemC Modeling of a Bluetooth Transceiver: Dynamic Management of Packet Type in a Noisy Channel (Abstract)

Marco Caldari , University of Ancona
Massimo Conti , University of Ancona
Paolo Crippa , University of Ancona
Giuliano Marozzi , University of Ancona
Fabio Di Gennaro , University of Ancona
Simone Orcioni , University of Ancona
Claudio Turchetti , University of Ancona
pp. 20214

Verification of a Complex SoC: The PRO<sup>3</sup> Case-Study (Abstract)

F. Andritsopoulos , National Technical University of Athens
C. Charopoulos , National Technical University of Athens
G. Doumenis , National Technical University of Athens
F. Karoubalis , National Technical University of Athens
Y. Mitsos , National Technical University of Athens
F. Petreas , National Technical University of Athens
I. Theologitou , National Technical University of Athens
S. Perissakis , Ellemedia Technologies
D. Reisis , University of Athens
pp. 20224
6D: System Level Design Case Studies

System Level Design of Embedded Controllers: Knock Detection, A Case Study in the Automotive Domain (Abstract)

Alberto Ferrari , PARADES
Alberto Sangiovanni-Vincentelli , PARADES and University of California at Berkeley
Andrea Pierantoni , Magneti Marelli Powertrain S.p.A
Michele Pennese , Magneti Marelli Powertrain S.p.A
pp. 20232

HW/SW Partitioned Optimization and VLSI-FPGA Implementation of the MPEG-2 Video Decoder (Abstract)

Matjaz Verderber , University of Ljubljana
Andrej Zemva , University of Ljubljana
Damjan Lampret , Flextronics Design
pp. 20238

Reconfigurable Signal Processing in Wireless Terminals (Abstract)

Jürgen Helmschmidt , PACT XPP Technologies,
Eberhard Schüler , PACT XPP Technologies
Prashant Rao , PACT XPP Technologies
Sergio Rossi , Accent
Rainer Bonitz , STMicroelectronics
pp. 20244

A Multi-Level Design Flow for Incorporating IP Cores: Case Study of 1D Wavelet IP Integration (Abstract)

Adel Baganne , Universit? de Bretagne Sud
Imed Bennour , E.µ.E Lab
Mehrez Elmarzougui , E.µ.E Lab
Riadh Gaiech , Université de Bretagne Sud and E.µ.E Lab
Eric Martin , Universit? de Bretagne Sud
pp. 20250

Comparing Analytical Modeling with Simulation for Network Processors: A Case Study (Abstract)

Matthias Gries , University of California at Berkeley
Chidamber Kulkarni , University of California at Berkeley
Christian Sauer , Infineon Technologies
Kurt Keutzer , University of California at Berkeley
pp. 20256
7D: Analogue and Mixed Signal Methodology Design

Bluetooth Transceiver Design with VHDL-AMS (Abstract)

Rami Ahola , Spirea AB
Daniel Wallner , Spirea AB
Marius Sida , Mentor Graphics
pp. 20268

Automatic Behavioural Model Calibration for Efficient PLL System Verification (Abstract)

Ayman Mounir , Mentor Graphics Egypt
Ahmed Mostafa , Mentor Graphics Egypt
Maged Fikry , Mentor Graphics Egypt
pp. 20280

Verification of the RF Subsystem within Wireless LAN System Level Simulation (Abstract)

Uwe Knöchel , Fraunhofer IIS
Thomas Markwirth , Fraunhofer IIS
Jürgen Hartung , Cadence Design Systems DmbH
Ralf Kakerow , Nokia Research Center
Radhakrishna Atukula , Nokia Research Center
pp. 20286

A Top-Down Microsystems Design Methodology and Associated Challenges (Abstract)

Michael S. McCorquodale , University of Michigan
Fadi H. Gebara , University of Michigan
Keith L. Kraver , University of Michigan
Eric D. Marsman , University of Michigan
Robert M. Senger , University of Michigan
Richard B. Brown , University of Michigan
pp. 20292

Synthesis of CMOS Analog Cells Using AMIGO (Abstract)

Ramy Iskander , Mentor Graphics Corporation
Mohamed Dessouky , Ain Shams University
Maie Aly , Ain Shams University
Mahmoud Magdy , Ain Shams University
Noha Hassan , Ain Shams University
Noha Soliman , Ain Shams University
Sami Moussa , Ain Shams University
pp. 20297
Author Index

Author Index (PDF)

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