Abstract:In this paper, we present a high-level power macromodeling technique at register transfer level (RTL). The proposed methodology allows to estimate the power dissipation on digital systems composed of intellectual property (IP) macroblocks by using the statistical knowledge of their primary inputs. During the power estimation procedure, the sequence of an input stream is generated by using input metrics. Then, a Monte Carlo zero delay simulation is performed and a power dissipation macromodel function is built … Show more
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