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Parallel Architectures, Algorithms and Programming, International Symposium on (2011)
Tianjin, China
Dec. 9, 2011 to Dec. 11, 2011
ISBN: 978-0-7695-4575-2
pp: 223-227
ABSTRACT
Advancement in design tools is necessary to bridge the widening productivity gap between hardware design and software development in state-of-the-art Field Programmable Gate Arrays (FPGA). We present a design exploration framework that automatically compiles C applications to realize efficient custom co-processor structures for hardware acceleration on the reconfigurable logic. We show that the proposed design exploration framework can automatically generate Register Transfer Level (RTL) codes from C-functions that outperform the commercial Altera C2H RTL generator by about 40% in terms of average area-time product.
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Lieu My Chuong, Yan Lin Aung, Siew-Kei Lam, Thambipillai Srikanthan, Lim Chai Soon, "Automatic Compilation of C Applications for FPGA-Based Hardware Acceleration", Parallel Architectures, Algorithms and Programming, International Symposium on, vol. 00, no. , pp. 223-227, 2011, doi:10.1109/PAAP.2011.70
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