Embedded Systems: Arm Programming And Optimization by Jason D. BakosEmbedded Systems: Arm Programming And Optimization by Jason D. Bakos

Embedded Systems: Arm Programming And Optimization

byJason D. BakosEditorJason D. Bakos

Paperback | September 25, 2015

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Embedded Systems: ARM Programming and Optimizationcombines an exploration of the ARM architecture with an examination of the facilities offered by the Linux operating system to explain how various features of program design can influence processor performance. It demonstrates methods by which a programmer can optimize program code in a way that does not impact its behavior but improves its performance. Several applications, including image transformations, fractal generation, image convolution, and computer vision tasks, are used to describe and demonstrate these methods. From this, the reader will gain insight into computer architecture and application design, as well as gain practical knowledge in the area of embedded software design for modern embedded systems.



  • Covers three ARM instruction set architectures, the ARMv6 and ARMv7-A, as well as three ARM cores, the ARM11 on the Raspberry Pi, Cortex-A9 on the Xilinx Zynq 7020, and Cortex-A15 on the NVIDIA Tegra K1
  • Describes how to fully leverage the facilities offered by the Linux operating system, including the Linux GCC compiler toolchain and debug tools, performance monitoring support, OpenMP multicore runtime environment, video frame buffer, and video capture capabilities
  • Designed to accompany and work with most of the low cost Linux/ARM embedded development boards currently available
Jason D. Bakos is an associate professor of Computer Science and Engineering at the University of South Carolina. He received a BS in Computer Science from Youngstown State University in 1999 and a PhD in Computer Science from the University of Pittsburgh in 2005. Dr. Bakos's research focuses on mapping data- and compute-intensive code...
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Title:Embedded Systems: Arm Programming And OptimizationFormat:PaperbackDimensions:320 pages, 8.75 × 6.35 × 0.68 inPublished:September 25, 2015Publisher:Morgan KaufmannLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0128003421

ISBN - 13:9780128003428

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Table of Contents

1. The Linux/ARM Embedded Platform 2. Multicore and Data-Level Optimization: OpenMP and SIMD 3. Arithmetic Optimization and the Linux Framebuffer 4. Memory Optimization and Video Processing 5. Embedded Heterogeneous Programming with OpenCL A. Adding PMU Support to Raspbian for the Generation 1 Raspberry Pi B. NEON Intrinsic Reference C. OpenCL Reference