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Using improved data flow diagrams for hardware description
Author(s): Ming Su; Hongxi Xue; Qingsheng Wang
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Paper Abstract

The data flow diagram has been widely used in software engineering. However, previous definitions of the data flow diagram have not provided a comprehensive way to represent the behavior and structure of hardware. This paper describes an improved data flow diagram which provides notations, syntactic rules and semantic interpretations for hardware description. It is a kind of visual language and supports mixed-level and hierarchical description, module configuration, attribute specification, multilevel timing specification.

Paper Details

Date Published: 22 March 1996
PDF: 6 pages
Proc. SPIE 2644, Fourth International Conference on Computer-Aided Design and Computer Graphics, (22 March 1996); doi: 10.1117/12.235558
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Ming Su, Tsinghua Univ. (China)
Hongxi Xue, Tsinghua Univ. (China)
Qingsheng Wang, Tsinghua Univ. (China)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 2644:
Fourth International Conference on Computer-Aided Design and Computer Graphics
Shuzi Yang; Ji Zhou; Cheng-Gang Li, Editor(s)

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