Title

On a Web-graph-based Micronetwork Architecture for SoCs

Document Type

Article

Publication Date

2008

Publication Title

International Journal of Computers and Applications

Volume

30

First page number:

1

Last page number:

8

Abstract

The Network-on-Chip (NoC) concept has been identified as an attractive solution to the ever-increasing interconnect problem in complex System-on-Chip (SoC) designs. In this paper, we propose a highly scalable topology structure for NoC designs based on the web graph. This topology, named as Spidernet, is compared favourably to other five popular NoC topologies, including mesh, torus, fat tree, octagon, and spidergon in terms of node degree, network diameter, connection degree, average most short-circuit path, and average shortest wire length. We further propose a 2D layout design for Spidernet, and experiment results have confirmed its superiority over layouts derived from the above five competing topologies.

Disciplines

Controls and Control Theory | Electrical and Electronics | Electronic Devices and Semiconductor Manufacturing | Power and Energy | VLSI and Circuits, Embedded and Hardware Systems

Language

English

Permissions

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Identifier

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.2316/Journal.202.2008.1.202-2520

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