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1999
IEEE
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The Rugby Model: A Conceptual Frame for the Study of Modelling, Analysis and Synthesis Concepts of Electronic Systems
We propose a conceptual framework, called the Rugby Model, in which designs, design processes and design tools can be studied. It is an extension of the Y chart and adds two dimen...
Axel Jantsch, Shashi Kumar, Ahmed Hemani
DATE
1999
IEEE
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FSMD Functional Partitioning for Low Power
Previous work has shown that sizable power reductions can be achieved by shutting down a system's sub-circuits when they are not needed. However, these shutdown techniques fo...
Enoch Hwang, Frank Vahid, Yu-Chin Hsu
DATE
1999
IEEE
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Verifying Imprecisely Working Arithmetic Circuits
If real number calculations are implemented as circuits, only a limited preciseness can be obtained. Hence, formal verification can not be used to prove the equivalence between th...
Michaela Huhn, Klaus Schneider, Thomas Kropf, Geor...
DATE
1999
IEEE
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Symbolic Reachability Analysis of Large Finite State Machines Using Don't Cares
Reachability analysis of finite state machines is essential to many computer-aided design applications. We present new techniques to improve both approximate and exact reachabilit...
Youpyo Hong, Peter A. Beerel
DATE
1999
IEEE
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Symmetric Transparent BIST for RAMs
The paper introduces the new concept of symmetric transparent BIST for RAMs. This concept allows to skip the signature prediction phase of conventional transparent BIST approaches...
Sybille Hellebrand, Hans-Joachim Wunderlich, Vyach...
DATE
1999
IEEE
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Self Recovering Controller and Datapath Codesign
As society has become more reliant on electronics, the need for fault tolerant ICs has increased. This has resulted in signi cant research into both fault tolerant controller desi...
Samuel Norman Hamilton, Alex Orailoglu, Andre Hert...
DATE
1999
IEEE
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EXPRESSION: A Language for Architecture Exploration through Compiler/Simulator Retargetability
We describe EXPRESSION, a language supporting architectural design space exploration for embedded Systems-onChip (SOC) and automatic generation of a retargetable compiler/simulato...
Ashok Halambi, Peter Grun, Vijay Ganesh, Asheesh K...
DATE
1999
IEEE
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Minimal Length Diagnostic Tests for Analog Circuits using Test History
In this paper we propose an efficient transient test generation method to comprehensively test analog circuits using minimum test time. A divide and conquer strategy is formulated...
Alfred V. Gomes, Abhijit Chatterjee
DATE
1999
IEEE
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Influence of Caching and Encoding on Power Dissipation of System-Level Buses for Embedded Systems
This paper proposes a methodology to evaluate the effects of encodings on the power consumption of system-level buses in the presence of multi-level cache memories. The proposed m...
William Fornaciari, Donatella Sciuto, Cristina Sil...
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