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How to Design Source Routing for Mesh Topology Network on Chip?



Saad Mubeen, Shashi Kumar

Publication Type:

Book chapter


Networks: Emerging Topics in Computer Science


iConcept Press Ltd.


This chapter discusses a step-by-step method to design source routing for Network on Chip, especially for platforms with small sizes and regular topologies like mesh. The design steps include routing algorithm selection, path computation, link load analysis, load balancing, path encoding, simulation and performance evaluation


author = {Saad Mubeen and Shashi Kumar},
title = {How to Design Source Routing for Mesh Topology Network on Chip?},
isbn = {978-1-922227-027},
editor = {Igor Bilogrevic, Arshin Rezazadeh, Ladan Momeni},
month = {January},
year = {2013},
booktitle = {Networks {\^A}– Infrastructure, Applications and Future Directions},
publisher = {iConcept Press Ltd.},
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