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== What are chip generators? ==
 
== What are chip generators? ==
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'''In a nutshell'''
 
The Chip Generator (CG) is a design system for automatically producing custom heterogeneous CMP chips for specific applications.
 
The Chip Generator (CG) is a design system for automatically producing custom heterogeneous CMP chips for specific applications.
  
'''B'''ecause of technology scaling, power dissipation is today’s major performance limiter. Moreover, the traditional way to achieve power efficiency, application-specific designs, is prohibitively expensive. These power and cost issues necessitate rethinking digital design. To reduce design costs, we need to stop building chip instances, and start making chip generators instead. Domain-specific chip generators are templates that codify designer knowledge and design trade-offs to create different application-optimized chips.
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'''Tell me more...'''
 
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Because of technology scaling, power dissipation is today’s major performance limiter. Moreover, the traditional way to achieve power efficiency, application-specific designs, is prohibitively expensive. These power and cost issues necessitate rethinking digital design. To reduce design costs, we need to stop building chip instances, and start making chip generators instead. Domain-specific chip generators are templates that codify designer knowledge and design trade-offs to create different application-optimized chips.
Read more about it in: "Rethinking Digital Design: Why Design Must Change," O. Shacham, O. Azizi, M. Wachs, W. Qadeer, Z. Asgar, K. Kelley, J.P. Stevenson, A. Solomatnikov, A. Firoozshahian, B.C. Lee, S. Richardson, M. Horowitz  IEEE Micro, Nov/Dec 2010. ([http://ieeexplore.ieee.org/xpls/abs_all.jsp?arnumber=5567087| IEEE Explore] or [http://www.computer.org/portal/web/computingnow/0211/whatsnew/micro| IEEE Computer Society])
 
  
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'''I really want to understand'''
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Please read "Rethinking Digital Design: Why Design Must Change," O. Shacham, O. Azizi, M. Wachs, W. Qadeer, Z. Asgar, K. Kelley, J.P. Stevenson, A. Solomatnikov, A. Firoozshahian, B.C. Lee, S. Richardson, M. Horowitz  IEEE Micro, Nov/Dec 2010. ([http://ieeexplore.ieee.org/xpls/abs_all.jsp?arnumber=5567087| IEEE Explore] or [http://www.computer.org/portal/web/computingnow/0211/whatsnew/micro| IEEE Computer Society])
  
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Creating Chip Generators Using Genesis2

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What are chip generators?

In a nutshell The Chip Generator (CG) is a design system for automatically producing custom heterogeneous CMP chips for specific applications.

Tell me more... Because of technology scaling, power dissipation is today’s major performance limiter. Moreover, the traditional way to achieve power efficiency, application-specific designs, is prohibitively expensive. These power and cost issues necessitate rethinking digital design. To reduce design costs, we need to stop building chip instances, and start making chip generators instead. Domain-specific chip generators are templates that codify designer knowledge and design trade-offs to create different application-optimized chips.

I really want to understand Please read "Rethinking Digital Design: Why Design Must Change," O. Shacham, O. Azizi, M. Wachs, W. Qadeer, Z. Asgar, K. Kelley, J.P. Stevenson, A. Solomatnikov, A. Firoozshahian, B.C. Lee, S. Richardson, M. Horowitz IEEE Micro, Nov/Dec 2010. (IEEE Explore or IEEE Computer Society)

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