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Cadence® employees have written or contributed to a number of excellent books about processor-based design, design automation and verification. Here are some of the best.

Processor and SOC Simulation

Processor and System-on-Chip Simulation

Published by Springer
ISBN: 978-1-4419-6174-7
Published 2010

Chapter 18: Configurable, Extensible Processor System Simulation by Grant Martin, Nenad Nedeljkovic, and David Heine

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ESL Models book cover

ESL Models and Their Application
Edited by Brian Bailey and Grant Martin

Published by Springer
ISBN: 978-1-4419-0964-0
Published 2010

Chapter 6: Processor-Centric Design: Processors, Multiprocessors, Software

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Hardware-dependent Software

Hardware-dependent Software
Edited by Wolfgang Ecker, Worlfgang Muller, and Rainer Domer

Published by Springer
ISBN: 978-1-4020-9435-4
Published 2009

Chapter 7: Generation and Use of an ASIP Software Tool Chain by Sterling Augustine, Marc Gauthier, Steve Leibson, Peter Macleish, Grant Martin, Dror Maydan, Nenad Nedeljkovic, and Bob Wilson

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Processor Description Languages
Edited by Prabhat Mishra and Mikil Dutt

Published by Morgan Kaufmann
ISBN: 978-0-12-374287-2
Published: May 2008

Chapter 8: TIE: An ADL for Designing Application-specific Instruction Set Extensions by Himanshu A. Sanghavi and Nupur B. Andrews

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Closing the Power Gap book

Closing the Power Gap Between ASIC & Custom
Tools and Techniques for Low Power Design
Editor David Chinnery
Editor Kurt Keutzer

Published by Springer - Order now.
ISBN: 978-0-387-25763-1
Published: 2007

Chapter 5
Methodology to Optimize Energy of Computation for SOCs
by Jagesh Sanghavi and Eliot Gerstner

Designing Embedded Processors

Designing Embedded Processors: A
Low Power Perspective

Editor Jorg Henkel
Editor Sri Parameswaran

Published by Springer
ISBN: 978-1-4020-5868-4
Published: August 2007

Chapter 17
A Power and Energy Perspective
on Multi-Processor
By Grant Martin

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Processor Design

Processor Design: System-On-Chip Computing for ASICs and FPGAs
Editor Jari Nurmi

Published by Springer
ISBN: 978-1-4020-5529-4 (HB)
ISBN: 978-1-4020-5530-0 (e-book)
Published: 2007

Chapter 3
Beyond the Valley of the Lost Processors: Problems, Fallacies, and Pitfalls in Processor Design
By Grant Martin and Steve Leibson

Chapter 8
Customizable Processors and Processor Customization
By Steve Leibson

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Designing SOCS with Configured Cores: Unleashing the Tensilica Diamond Cores Technology
By Steve Leibson

Published by Elsevier. ISBN: 0-12-372498-8; Published: July 2006

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Customizable Embedded Processors: Design Technologies and Applications
by Paolo Ienne and Rainer Leupers

Published by Elsevier. ISBN: 0-12-369526-0; Published: July 2006

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Chapter by David Goodwin, Steve Leibson and Grant Martin

Platform Based Design at the Electronic System Level
by Mark Burton and Adam Morawiec

Published by Springer. ISBN: 1-4020-5137-9 Published: July 2006

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Chapter by Grant Martin

Building ASIPs: The Mescal Methodology
By Matthias Gries and Kurt Keutzer

Published by Springer. ISBN: 0-387-26057-9; Published: 2005

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Includes chapters by Steve Leibson and Grant Martin

Engineering the Complex SOC: Fast, Flexible Design with Configurable Processors
By Chris Rowen, Steve Leibson

Published by Prentice Hall PTR.
ISBN: 0131455370; Published: June 2004

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