A performance model of communication in the quarc NoC

Moadeli, M., Vanderbauwhede, W. and Shahrabi, A. (2008) A performance model of communication in the quarc NoC. In: 14th IEEE International Conference on Parallel and Distributed Systems, 2008. ICPADS '08., Melbourne, Australia, 8-10 Dec 2008, pp. 908-913. ISBN 9780769534343 (doi:10.1109/ICPADS.2008.54)

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Abstract

Networks on-chip (NoC) emerged as a promising communication medium for future MPSoC development. To serve this purpose, the NoCs have to be able to efficiently exchange all types of traffic including the collective communications at a reasonable cost. The Quarc NoC is introduced as a NOC which is highly efficient in performing collective communication operations such as broadcast and multicast. This paper presents an introduction to the Quarc scheme and an analytical model to compute the average message latency in the architecture. To validate the model we compare the model latency prediction against the results obtained from discrete-event simulations.

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Status:Published
Refereed:Yes
Glasgow Author(s) Enlighten ID:Vanderbauwhede, Professor Wim and Moadeli, Mr Mahmoud
Authors: Moadeli, M., Vanderbauwhede, W., and Shahrabi, A.
Subjects:Q Science > QA Mathematics > QA75 Electronic computers. Computer science
College/School:College of Science and Engineering > School of Computing Science
Publisher:IEEE Computer Society
ISBN:9780769534343
Copyright Holders:Copyright © 2008 IEEE
First Published:First published in Proceedings of 14th IEEE International Conference on Parallel and Distributed Systems, 2008. ICPADS '08 : 908-913
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Project CodeAward NoProject NamePrincipal InvestigatorFunder's NameFunder RefLead Dept
389341A novel service-based system on a chip architecture using on chip networks with smart packets and dynamically reconfigurable logicWim VanderbauwhedeEngineering & Physical Sciences Research Council (EPSRC)GR/T03239/01COM - COMPUTING SCIENCE