Peer-to-peer Hardware-Software Interfaces for Reconfigurable Fabrics

 

In Proceedings of 2002 IEEE Symposium on Field-Programmable Custom Computing Machines (FCCM)

Mihai Budiu, Mahim Mishra, Ashwin Bharambe, and Seth Copen Goldstein

pages 57–66, Napa Valley, CA

April, 2002

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@inproceedings{budiu-fccm02,
  author = {Budiu, Mihai and Mishra, Mahim and Bharambe, Ashwin and
     Goldstein, Seth Copen},
  title = {Peer-to-peer Hardware-Software Interfaces for
     Reconfigurable Fabrics},
  booktitle = {Proceedings of 2002 IEEE Symposium on
     Field-Programmable Custom Computing Machines (FCCM)},
  year = {2002},
  month = {April},
  pages = {57-66},
  address = {Napa Valley, CA},
  abstract = {In this paper we describe a peer-to-peer interface
     between processor cores and reconfigurable fabrics. The main
     advantage of the peer-to-peer model is that it greatly expands
     the scope of application for reconfigurable computing and hence
     its potential benefits. The primary extension in our model is
     that ``code'' on the reconfigurable hardware unit is allowed to
     invoke routines both on the reconfigurable unit itself and on the
     fixed logic processor. We describe the software constructs and
     compilation mechanisms needed for such an architecture, including
     a detailed description of the interface between the two parts of
     the application.},
  url = {http://www.cs.cmu.edu/~seth/papers/budiu-fccm02.pdf},
  keywords = {Reconfigurable Computing}
}

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