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COSMOS: a codesign approach for communicating systems

Auteur(s) : T. Ismail, M. Abid, A. A. Jerraya

Doc. Source: Third International Workshop on Hardware/Software Codesign (CODES'94)

Publisher : IEEE

Pages : 17-24

Doi : 10.1145/947189

This paper presents COSMOS, a method for modeling and synthesis of complex communicating systems. COSMOS starts from a system-level specification based on an extended finite state machine model allowing for the specification of complex protocols. System-level synthesis is composed of three tasks: partitioning systems into inter-dependent sub-systems, inter-sub-system communication synthesis and architecture generation. The output is a flexible architecture model which includes both hardware and software components. The paper concerns a set of parallel processors communicating through well defined protocols.