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PipeRench: a reconfigurable architecture and compiler

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6 Author(s)
Goldstein, S.C. ; Carnegie Mellon Univ., Pittsburgh, PA, USA ; Schmit, H. ; Budiu, M. ; Cadambi, S.
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With the proliferation of highly specialized embedded computer systems has come a diversification of workloads for computing devices. General-purpose processors are struggling to efficiently meet these applications' disparate needs, and custom hardware is rarely feasible. According to the authors, reconfigurable computing, which combines the flexibility of general-purpose processors with the efficiency of custom hardware, can provide the alternative. PipeRench and its associated compiler comprise the authors' new architecture for reconfigurable computing. Combined with a traditional digital signal processor, microcontroller or general-purpose processor, PipeRench can support a system's various computing needs without requiring custom hardware. The authors describe the PipeRench architecture and how it solves some of the pre-existing problems with FPGA architectures, such as logic granularity, configuration time, forward compatibility, hard constraints and compilation time

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Computer  (Volume:33 ,  Issue: 4 )

Date of Publication:

Apr 2000

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