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System Representation Model

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Abstract

As explained in Section 5, software synthesis starts from a detailed system representation model which captures the detailed design specification. At the same time, the model also provides enough abstraction and hierarchy to allow task level (concurrency) optimizations at a high-level (Section 4). This model is essential in view of our intention to perform optimizing (task-level) code restructuring and to generate an application-specific (run-time) solution.

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Shared Memory Sink Node Data Port Communicate Sequential Process Data Flow Graph 
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Notes

  1. 6.
    a ‘thread’ is defined as: “a set of operations which may or may not start with a non-deterministic (ND) operation. Other than the beginning ND operation, a thread does not contain any ND operation.” [Gupta 93b].Google Scholar
  2. 9.
    a basic block is a sequence of consecutive statements in which flow of control enters at the beginning and leaves at the end without halt or possibility for branching except at the end [Aho 77].Google Scholar
  3. 10.
    or safeness similar to Petri nets [Murata 89].Google Scholar
  4. 19.
    i.e. persistency in PN terminology [Murata 89].Google Scholar
  5. 37.
    SPN models are in fact synchronized queuing networks, since a (S)PN has an additional notion of synchronization of concurrent behavior [Valette 91].Google Scholar

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© Springer Science+Business Media Dordrecht 2000

Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.National Semiconductor CorporationSanta ClaraUSA
  2. 2.IMECLeuvenBelgium

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