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Compositional design of asynchronous circuits from behavioural concepts

Location: Room E3.03, Merz Court Date/Time: 17th September 2015, 11:00 - 12:00
Speaker(s): Jonny Beaumont (PGR).

Brief Description:Asynchronous circuits can be useful in many applications, however, they are yet to be widely used in industry. The main reason for this is a steep learning curve for concurrency models, such Signal Transition Graphs, that are developed by the academic community for specification and synthesis of asynchronous circuits. In this paper we introduce a compositional design flow for asynchronous circuits using concepts - a set of formalised descriptions for system requirements. Our aim is to simplify the process of capturing system requirements in the form of a formal specification, and promote the concepts as a means for design reuse.

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