Journal Menu► ▼ Journal Menu
Journal Browser► ▼ Journal Browser
Special Issue "Rapid System Design with Dedicated Architectures and Specific Software Tools"
Deadline for manuscript submissions: closed (8 April 2016).
Interests: desing space exploration for emerging technologies HW/SW embedded system design; MPSoC
Interests: low level software; HW/SW prototyping, MPSoC architecture
Interests: HW/SW embedded system design and prototyping; MPSoC; ASIP; NoC; flexible architecture design
System design has been under pressure for the last few decades due to increasing time constraints, even with the emergence of new design methodologies and tools. Therefore, there is still room for improvement, both in terms of (1) dedicated architectures that could be rapidly built and validated, and (2) specific software design tools that help in accelerating design. Dedicated architectures include new features in computing units or original application mapping based on multiprocessor and NoC architectures. Software design tools concern new system design optimizations in the design process or new design methodologies. Such research activities should lead to a more Rapid System Design process.
This Special Issue seeks original contributions on this research topic, encompassing a wide scope, ranging from MPSoC and GPU-based system design and validation for high performance computing, to hardware platforms and approaches for simulation acceleration. Potential topics include, but are not limited to:
- Emerging technologies, devices and applications
- Prototyping of embedded systems for real-time, low power and flexibility
- Virtualization, prototyping and platforms
- Formal methods and verification/validation
- Reliability and failure analysis
- Safety and design of critical systems
- Methods and tools for reconfigurable computing
- MPSoC and GPU-based system design and challenges
- Rapid design approaches for application-specific processors
Prof. Dr. Gabriela Nicolescu
Prof. Dr. Frédéric Rousseau
Prof. Dr. Amer Baghdadi
Manuscript Submission Information
Manuscripts should be submitted online at www.mdpi.com by registering and logging in to this website. Once you are registered, click here to go to the submission form. Manuscripts can be submitted until the deadline. All papers will be peer-reviewed. Accepted papers will be published continuously in the journal (as soon as accepted) and will be listed together on the special issue website. Research articles, review articles as well as short communications are invited. For planned papers, a title and short abstract (about 100 words) can be sent to the Editorial Office for announcement on this website.
Submitted manuscripts should not have been published previously, nor be under consideration for publication elsewhere (except conference proceedings papers). All manuscripts are thoroughly refereed through a single-blind peer-review process. A guide for authors and other relevant information for submission of manuscripts is available on the Instructions for Authors page. Electronics is an international peer-reviewed open access monthly journal published by MDPI.
Please visit the Instructions for Authors page before submitting a manuscript. The Article Processing Charge (APC) for publication in this open access journal is 1400 CHF (Swiss Francs). Submitted papers should be well formatted and use good English. Authors may use MDPI's English editing service prior to publication or during author revisions.