Foreword. Preface. 1: Introduction. 1. Processor Categories. 2. Advent of ASIPs in System-on-Chip Design. 3. Organization of this Book. 2: Traditional Asip Design Methodology. 1. Related Work. 2. Motivation of this Work. 3: Processor Models For Asip Design. 1. LISA Language. 2. Model Requirements of Tools. 3. Abstraction Levels. 4. Concluding Remarks. 4: Lisa Processor Design Platform. 1. Hardware Designer Platform. 2. Software Designer Platform. 3. System Integrator Platform. 4. Concluding Remarks. 5: Architecture Exploration. 1. From Specification to Implementation. 2. Architecture Exploration Using LISA. 3. Concluding Remarks. 6: Architecture Implementation. 1. The ICORE Architecture. 2. Architecture Generation from LISA. 3. Case Study. 4. Concluding Remarks. 7: Software Tools For Application Design. 1. Code Generation Tools. 2. Simulation. 3. Debugging. 4. Case Studies. 5. Concluding Remarks. 8: System Integration And Verification. 1. Platform-Based Design. 2. Enabling Platform-Based Design. 3. Software Simulator Integration. 4. Case Study: CoCentric System Studio. 5. Concluding Remarks. 9: Summary And Outlook. 1. Processor Modeling. 2. Architecture Exploration. 3. Software Development Tools. 4. Architecture Implementation. 5. Concluding Remarks. Appendices: Abbreviations. Grammar of the LISA Language. Sample ARM7 LISA Model. The ICORE Architecture. List of Figures. List of Examples. List of Tables. Bibliography. About the Authors.
Today more than 90% of all programmable processors are employed in embedded systems. The LISA processor design platform presented in this book addresses recent design challenges and results in highly satisfactory solutions, covering all major high-level phases of embedded processor design.
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