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ABSTRACT
This paper presents a performance and energy consumption modeling technique for embedded systems. The proposed method adopts a formal model based on Coloured Petri Nets for modeling the functional behavior of processors and memory architectures at a high-level of abstraction. The applicability of the proposed method is illustrated by evaluating a set of applications and a general-purpose microcontroller. Experimental results demonstrate an average accuracy of 96\% in comparison with the respective measures acquired from the real hardware platform. Moreover, the high-level behavioral representation of platforms allows the rapid analysis of performance and energy consumption of complex systems.
INDEX TERMS
Embedded Systems, Performance and Energy Consumption Evaluation, Petri Nets
CITATION

G. Callou et al., "Performance and Energy Consumption Evaluation of Embedded Applications: A Method Based on Platform's Behavioral Model," Computer Architecture and High Performance Computing, Symposium on(SBAC-PAD), Sao Paolo, Brazil, 2009, pp. 135-142.
doi:10.1109/SBAC-PAD.2009.27
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