A performance model of communication in the Quarc NoC

Mahmoud Moadeli, Wim Vanderbauwhede, Ali Shahrabi

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    Abstract

    Networks on-chip (NoC) emerged as a promising communication medium for future MPSoC development. To serve this purpose, the NoCs have to be able to efficiently exchange all types of traffic including the collective communications at a reasonable cost. The Quarc NoC is introduced as a NOC which is highly efficient in performing collective communication operations such as broadcast and multicast. This paper presents an introduction to the Quarc scheme and an analytical model to compute the average message latency in the architecture. To validate the model we compare the model latency prediction against the results obtained from discrete-event simulations.

    Original languageEnglish
    Title of host publicationProceedings of the 14th International Conference on Parallel and Distributed Systems (ICPADS 08)
    PublisherIEEE
    ISBN (Print)9780769534343
    DOIs
    Publication statusPublished - 1 Jan 2008

    Keywords

    • communications technology
    • quarc
    • NoC architecture
    • engineering

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    Moadeli, M., Vanderbauwhede, W., & Shahrabi, A. (2008). A performance model of communication in the Quarc NoC. In Proceedings of the 14th International Conference on Parallel and Distributed Systems (ICPADS 08) IEEE. https://doi.org/10.1109/ICPADS.2008.54