FALCON: An FPGA Emulation Platform for Domain-Specific SoCs (DSSoCs)

Anish Krishnakumar, Hanguang Yu, Tutu Ajayi, A. Alper Goksoy, Vishrut Pandey, Joshua Mack, Sahil Hassan, Kuan Yu Chen, Chaitali Chakrabarti, Daniel W. Bliss, Ali Akoglu, Hun Seok Kim, Ronald G. Dreslinski, David Blaauw, Umit Y. Ogras

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Editor's notes: This article presents FALCON, a full-system domain-specific system-onchip emulation platform that enables presilicon power and performance estimation of these platforms to provide support for early functional validation and software development.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Article number10168840
Pages (from-to)70-80
Number of pages11
JournalIEEE Design and Test
Issue number1
StatePublished - Feb 1 2024
Externally publishedYes


  • Domain-specific architectures
  • emulation
  • heterogeneous systems
  • multi-core architectures
  • presilicon validation
  • prototyping
  • software development

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Software
  • Electrical and Electronic Engineering
  • Hardware and Architecture


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