February 6, 2009 -- Hardware design in electronic system level (ESL) is becoming mainstream, but there are still a lot of questions about its generality. Many engineers believe that the abstractions that are at the heart of the ESL design process are not applicable to a large subset of designs, particularly control-dominated designs. The purpose of this article is to show the value that design abstraction offers for control-dominated designs.
By John Sanguinetti. (Sanguinetti is CTO of Forte Design Systems, Inc.)
This brief introduction has been excerpted from the original copyrighted article.