Energy profiler for hardware/software Co-design

Raghukiran Sreeramaneni, Sarma B K Vrudhula

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Abstract

The increasing popularity of low power computing drives the need for increasing battery life-time by power-optimizing application programs. This requires a tool capable of providing a system-level energy model. We present a methodology for simulating and profiling energy consumed by software applications running on computing systems. The uniqueness of our framework lies in its ability to capture at a fine granularity, power behavior of the software executing on the system as well as of each of the hardware components in the system and its applicability to a wide variety of computing systems. We demonstrate our work on a real world platform, the Itsy, a handheld computer developed by Compaq 's Western Research Labs.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Title of host publicationProceedings of the IEEE International Conference on VLSI Design
Pages335-340
Number of pages6
Volume17
StatePublished - 2004
Externally publishedYes
EventProceedings - 17th International Conference on VLSI Design, Concurrently with the 3rd International Conference on Embedded Systems Design - Mumbai, India
Duration: Jan 5 2004Jan 9 2004

Other

OtherProceedings - 17th International Conference on VLSI Design, Concurrently with the 3rd International Conference on Embedded Systems Design
CountryIndia
CityMumbai
Period1/5/041/9/04

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Electrical and Electronic Engineering

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