Conference Paper

Communication Architectures for Dynamically Reconfigurable FPGA Designs.

DOI: 10.1109/IPDPS.2007.370364 Conference: 21th International Parallel and Distributed Processing Symposium (IPDPS 2007), Proceedings, 26-30 March 2007, Long Beach, California, USA
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ABSTRACT This paper gives a survey of communication architectures which allow for dynamically exchangeable hardware modules. Four different architectures are compared in terms of reconfiguration capabilities, performance, flexibility and hardware requirements. A set of parameters for the classification of the different communication architectures is presented and the pro and cons of each architecture are elaborated. The analysis takes a minimal communication system for connecting four hardware modules as a common basis for the comparison of the diverse data given in the papers on the different architectures.

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