Formal Development of NoC Systems in B

Leonidas Tsiopoulos, Marina Walden

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Abstract

When developing complex Network-on-Chip (NoC) systems we need to ensure that they satisfy their functional requirements. This can be achieved by developing the systems in a structured way using a formal method with tool support. We use the B Action Systems formalism for this purpose. We give a general formal framework for the development of NoC systems avoiding architectures with complex controllers and complex arbiter modules for deciding the routing path of a data packet. The development is performed in a stepwise manner composing more advanced routing components out of simpler units.
Original languageEnglish
PublisherTurku Center for Computer Science (TUCS)
ISBN (Print)952-12-1695-6
Publication statusPublished - 2006
MoE publication typeD4 Published development or research report or study

Publication series

NameTUCS Technical Reports
Volume751

Keywords

  • B Method
  • Action Systems
  • Network-on-Chip
  • Formal verification
  • parallel composition

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