Issue No.03 - March (2009 vol.42)
DOI Bookmark: http://doi.ieeecomputersociety.org/10.1109/MC.2009.91
As microprocessors have become more complex, on-chip communications, traditionally handled by buses, have become a performance bottleneck. Chip makers are looking into network-on-chip systems to address this issue.
system-on-chip, network-on-chip, bus technology, multicore chips, routers
David Geer, "Networks on Processors Improve On-Chip Communications", Computer, vol.42, no. 3, pp. 17-20, March 2009, doi:10.1109/MC.2009.91