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Development environment for configurable computing
Author(s): Brian Boysen; Nathan DeBardeleben; Kim M. Hazelwood; Walter B. Ligon; Ron Sass; Dan C. Stanzione; Keith D. Underwood
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Paper Abstract

As FPGA density increases, so does the potential for configurable computing machines. Unfortunately, the larger designs which take advantage of the higher densities require much more effort and longer design cycles, making it even less likely to appeal to users outside the field of configurable computing. To combat this problem, we present the Reconfigurable Computing Application Development Environment (RCADE). The goals of RCADE are to produce high performance applications, to make FPGA design more accessible to those who are not hardware engineers, to shorten the design lifecycle, and to ease the process of migration from one platform to another. Here, we discuss the environment architecture, the current set of agents, and other agents to be developed.

Paper Details

Date Published: 8 October 1998
PDF: 10 pages
Proc. SPIE 3526, Configurable Computing: Technology and Applications, (8 October 1998); doi: 10.1117/12.327038
Show Author Affiliations
Brian Boysen, Clemson Univ. (United States)
Nathan DeBardeleben, Clemson Univ. (United States)
Kim M. Hazelwood, Clemson Univ. (United States)
Walter B. Ligon, Clemson Univ. (United States)
Ron Sass, Clemson Univ. (United States)
Dan C. Stanzione, Clemson Univ. (United States)
Keith D. Underwood, Clemson Univ. (United States)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 3526:
Configurable Computing: Technology and Applications
John Schewel, Editor(s)

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