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Novel Agent-Based Management for Fault-Tolerance in Network-on-Chip
University of Turku, Finland.
University of Turku, Finland.
Turku Centre for Computer Science (TUCS), University of Turku, Dept. of Information Technology, Communication Systems Lab..
2007 (English)In: DSD 2007: 10TH EUROMICRO CONFERENCE ON DIGITAL SYSTEM DESIGN ARCHITECTURES, METHODS AND TOOLS, PROCEEDINGS / [ed] Kubatova, H, 2007, 551-555 p.Conference paper (Refereed)
Abstract [en]

We introduce a novel agent-based reconfiguring concept for futures Network-on-Chip (NoC) systems. The necessary properties to increase architecture level fault tolerance are introduced. The system control is modeled as multi-level agent hierarchy that is able to increase application fault-tolerance and performance with autonomous reactions of agents. Die agent technology adds a system level intelligence level to the traditional NoC system design. The architecture and functions of this system are described on conceptual level. Communication and reconfigufing data flows are presented as study cases. Principles of reconfiguration of a NoC on faulty environment are demonstrated and simulated. Probability of reconfiguration success is measured with different latency requirements and amount of redundancy by Monte Carlo simulations. The effect of network topology in reconfiguration of a faulty mesh was also under research in the simulations.

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2007. 551-555 p.
Keyword [en]
Monte Carlo simulations;NoC system design;agent technology;agent-based management;fault-tolerance;multilevel agent hierarchy;network-on-chip;system control;system level intelligence level;Monte Carlo methods;fault tolerance;multi-agent systems;network topology;network-on-chip;
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Electrical Engineering, Electronic Engineering, Information Engineering
URN: urn:nbn:se:kth:diva-73761DOI: 10.1109/DSD.2007.4341523ISI: 000251463100081OAI: diva2:489050
10th Euromicro Conference on Digital System Design Architectures, Methods and Tools. Lubeck, GERMANY. AUG 29-31, 2007
QC 20120202Available from: 2012-02-02 Created: 2012-02-02 Last updated: 2012-02-02Bibliographically approved

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