Volume 4 Number 10 (Dec. 2009)
Home > Archive > 2009 > Volume 4 Number 10 (Dec. 2009) >
JSW 2009 Vol.4(10): 1069-1075 ISSN: 1796-217X
doi: 10.4304//jsw.4.10.1069-1075

Design and program multi-processor platform for high-performance embedded processing

Yijun Liu, Zhenkun Li
Guangdong University of Technology, Guangzhou, China

Abstract—Modern embedded markets call for high density computing ability, making it is difficult to use just one microprocessor to meet function requirements of highperformance embedded systems. Multiple processors, including general-purpose embedded microprocessors, digital signal processors (DSPs), ASICs and FPGA hardware accelerators, are often used in these embedded systems. Not all processors in an embedded device have the same characteristics and they are asymmetric. Heterogeneous multiprocessors bring forward difficulties in both hardware and software designs. The paper addresses the issues of supporting parallelization in asymmetric multiprocessor (AMP) environment from both hardware and software sides, including cache coherence, semaphore and embedded software programming.

Index Terms—Asymmetric multi-processor, Symmetric multi-processor, Cache coherence, Parallelism programming, Program model

[PDF]

Cite: Yijun Liu, Zhenkun Li, "Design and program multi-processor platform for high-performance embedded processing," Journal of Software vol. 4, no. 10, pp. 1069-1075, 2009.

General Information

ISSN: 1796-217X (Online)
Frequency:  Bimonthly (Since 2020)
Editor-in-Chief: Prof. Antanas Verikas
Executive Editor: Ms. Yoyo Y. Zhou
Abstracting/ Indexing: DBLP, EBSCO, Google Scholar, ProQuest, INSPEC(IET), ULRICH's Periodicals Directory, WorldCat, etc
E-mail: jsw@iap.org
  • Apr 26, 2021 News!

    Vol 14, No 4- Vol 14, No 12 has been indexed by IET-(Inspec)     [Click]

  • Jun 22, 2020 News!

    Papers published in JSW Vol 14, No 1- Vol 15 No 4 have been indexed by DBLP     [Click]

  • Sep 13, 2021 News!

    The papers published in Vol 16, No 6 have all received dois from Crossref    [Click]

  • Jan 28, 2021 News!

    [CFP] 2021 the annual meeting of JSW Editorial Board, ICCSM 2021, will be held in Rome, Italy, July 21-23, 2021   [Click]

  • Sep 13, 2021 News!

    Vol 16, No 6 has been published with online version     [Click]