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Conference Papers Year : 2009

Ultra low-power FSM for control oriented applications

Abstract

In this paper, we propose an approach combining the use of distributed hardware tasks implemented as finite state machines (FSM) and power gating techniques to obtain ultra low-power implementations. We target for control dominated applications represented as control task graphs, and propose a complete flow including a C to hardware task compiler. Our approach is validated experimentally and shows impressive improvement over software implementation on leading edge low-power microcontrollers such as the MSP430.
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inria-00453945 , version 1 (06-02-2010)

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Steven Derrien, Adeel Pasha, Olivier Sentieys. Ultra low-power FSM for control oriented applications. IEEE International Symposium on Circuits and Systems, 2009., May 2009, Taipe, Taiwan. ⟨inria-00453945⟩
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