Application Specific Instruction Set DSP Processors



In this chapter, application specific instruction set processors (ASIP) for DSP applications will be introduced and discussed for readers who want general information about ASIP technology. The introduction includes ASIP design flow, source code profiling, architecture exploration, assembly instruction set design, design of assembly language programming toolchain, firmware design, benchmarking, and microarchitecture design. Special challenges from designing multicore ASIP are discussed. Two examples, design for instruction set level acceleration of radio baseband, and design for instruction set level acceleration of image and video signal processing, are introduced.


Clock Cycle Forward Error Correction Control Flow Graph Assembly Code Assembly Instruction 
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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Linköping UniversityLinköpingSweden

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