Power Optimization and Synthesis at Behavioral and System Levels Using Formal Methods

Authors: Chang, Jui-Ming, Pedram, Massoud

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Integrated circuit densities and operating speeds continue to rise at an exponential rate. Chips, however, cannot get larger and faster without a sharp decrease in power consumption beyond the current levels. Minimization of power consumption in VLSI chips has thus become an important design objective. In fact, with the explosive growth in demand for portable electronics and the usual push toward more complex functionality and higher performance, power consumption has in many cases become the limiting factor in satisfying the market demand.
A new generation of power-conscious CAD tools are coming onto the market to help designers estimate, optimize and verify power consumption levels at most stages of the IC design process. These tools are especially prevalent at the register-transfer level and below. There is a great need for similar tools and capabilities at the behavioral and system levels of the design process. Many researchers and CAD tool developers are working on high-level power modeling and estimation, as well as power-constrained high-level synthesis and optimization. Techniques and tools alone are, however, insufficient to optimize VLSI circuit power dissipation - a consistent and convergent design methodology is also required.
Power Optimization and Synthesis at Behavioral and System Levels Using Formal Methods was written to address some of the key problems in power analysis and optimization early in the design process. In particular, this book focuses on power macro-modeling based on regression analysis and power minimization through behavioral transformations, scheduling, resource assignment and hardware/software partitioning and mapping. What differentiates this book from other published work on the subject is the mathematical basis and formalism behind the algorithms and the optimality of these algorithms subject to the stated assumptions.
From the Foreword:
`This book makes an important contribution to the field of system design technologies by presenting a set of algorithms with guaranteed optimality properties, that can be readily applied to system-level design. This contribution is timely, because it fills the need of new methods for a new design tool generation, which supports the design of electronic systems with even more demanding requirements'.
Giovanni De Micheli, Professor, Stanford University

Table of contents (6 chapters)

  • Introduction

    Chang, Jui-Ming (et al.)

    Pages 1-16

  • Power-Optimal Register Allocation and Binding

    Chang, Jui-Ming (et al.)

    Pages 17-45

  • Power-Optimal Module Allocation and Binding

    Chang, Jui-Ming (et al.)

    Pages 47-78

  • Multiple Supply Voltage Scheduling

    Chang, Jui-Ming (et al.)

    Pages 79-118

  • Co-Design of Communicating Systems

    Chang, Jui-Ming (et al.)

    Pages 119-151

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Bibliographic Information

Bibliographic Information
Book Title
Power Optimization and Synthesis at Behavioral and System Levels Using Formal Methods
Authors
Copyright
1999
Publisher
Springer US
Copyright Holder
Springer Science+Business Media New York
eBook ISBN
978-1-4615-5199-7
DOI
10.1007/978-1-4615-5199-7
Hardcover ISBN
978-0-7923-8560-8
Softcover ISBN
978-1-4613-7368-1
Edition Number
1
Number of Pages
XXIII, 167
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