Low-Energy-Transmission of Data on Submicron Interconnects
The authors present in this paper a CAD tool that aims at designing low-energy buses. The Graphical User Interface (GUI) they developed manages many techniques dealing with the addressed problem: simple coding, coding subject to fixed/dynamic probabilities and an enhanced dynamic probabilities-based technique. Moreover, this environment allows tuning the parameters of data encoding/decoding and is able to generate different gains by varying the size of the bus transferring the encoded data. Finally, this tool can be easily configured to integrate new coding techniques and use one of them when favorably compared against the other techniques.