Please use this identifier to cite or link to this item: https://doi.org/10.1109/DAC.2004.240529
Title: Characterizing embedded applications for instruction-set extensible processors
Authors: Yu, P.
Mitra, T. 
Keywords: Customization processors
Instruction-set extensions
Issue Date: 2004
Citation: Yu, P.,Mitra, T. (2004). Characterizing embedded applications for instruction-set extensible processors. Proceedings - Design Automation Conference : 723-728. ScholarBank@NUS Repository. https://doi.org/10.1109/DAC.2004.240529
Abstract: Extensible processors, which allow customization for an application domain by extending the core instruction set architecture, are becoming increasingly popular for embedded systems. However, existing techniques restrict the set of possible candidates for custom instructions by imposing a variety of constraints. As a result, the true extent of performance improvement achievable by extensible processors for embedded applications remains unknown. Moreover, it is unclear how the interplay among these restrictions impacts the performance potential. Our careful examination of this issue shows that significant speedup can only be obtained by relaxing some of the constraints to a reasonable extent. In particular, to the best of our knowledge, ours is the first work that studies the impact of relaxing control flow constraint by identifying instructions across basic blocks and indicates 5-148% relative speedup for different applications.
Source Title: Proceedings - Design Automation Conference
URI: http://scholarbank.nus.edu.sg/handle/10635/40538
ISBN: 1511838288
ISSN: 0738100X
DOI: 10.1109/DAC.2004.240529
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