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Design, Automation & Test in Europe Conference & Exhibition (2011)
Grenoble France
Mar. 14, 2011 to Mar. 18, 2011
ISSN: 1530-1591
ISBN: 978-1-61284-208-0
pp: 1-6
ABSTRACT
We report an approach targeted to aid design exploration, early decisioning in model refinement, optimization and trade offs. The approach consists of SystemC AMS coupling with a descriptive functional simulator. System engineering tools are typically used in design and analysis of system prototypes captured at very high level. Naturally, in high level analysis accuracy and detail of results is compromised in lieu simulation speed and design effort. In the presented approach, the much needed abstraction and simulation speed is retained during simulation of platform architecture while near implementation models (RTL, SPICE) may be also be cosimulated with the architecture.
INDEX TERMS
signal processing, C language, cryptography, digital simulation, electronic design automation, SPICE model, simulation based tuning, system specification tuning, design exploration, SystemC AMS coupling, descriptive functional simulator, system engineering tools, RTL model, Computational modeling, Integrated circuit modeling, Data models, Computer architecture, Mathematical model, Adaptation model, Cryptography
CITATION
"Simulation based tuning of system specification", Design, Automation & Test in Europe Conference & Exhibition, vol. 00, no. , pp. 1-6, 2011, doi:10.1109/DATE.2011.5763204
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