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Powerline LonTalk protocol performance analysis in SystemC
Author(s): Salvatore Isaia; Massimo Conti; Giovanni B. Vece; Simone Orcioni
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Paper Abstract

This paper presents an implementation in SystemC of the LonTalk protocol starting from the reference code for the MC68360 microcontroller. The SystemC code of the LonTalk protocol has been written at transaction level with the aim of reusability and high simulation speed. The efficiency of the LonTalk protocol as been verified in a powerline network with different number of nodes in the network, different type of traffic and in presence of noise in the channel. We verified that SystemC can be easily used as a executable language to define protocols, ensuring reusability and reduced design time.

Paper Details

Date Published: 10 May 2007
PDF: 10 pages
Proc. SPIE 6590, VLSI Circuits and Systems III, 65901G (10 May 2007); doi: 10.1117/12.721799
Show Author Affiliations
Salvatore Isaia, Univ. Politecnica delle Marche (Italy)
Massimo Conti, Univ. Politecnica delle Marche (Italy)
Giovanni B. Vece, Univ. Politecnica delle Marche (Italy)
Simone Orcioni, Univ. Politecnica delle Marche (Italy)

Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 6590:
VLSI Circuits and Systems III
Valentín de Armas Sosa; Kamran Eshraghian; Félix B. Tobajas, Editor(s)

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