This book provides design methods for Digital Signal Processors and Application Specific Instruction set Processors, based on the author's extensive, industrial design experience. Top-down and bottom-up design methodologies are presented, providing valuable guidance for both students and practicing design engineers.
Coverage includes design of internal-external data types, application specific instruction sets, micro architectures, including designs for datapath and control path, as well as memory sub systems. Integration and verification of a DSP-ASIP processor are discussed and reinforced with extensive examples.
Instruction set design for application specific processors based on fast application profiling
Micro architecture design methodology
Micro architecture design details based on real examples
Extendable architecture design protocols
Design for efficient memory sub systems (minimizing on chip memory and cost)
Real example designs based on extensive, industrial experiences