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Background Reading | Our (Selected) Publications | Our (Selected) Tutorial Presentations
Also see individual project pages for publications, and our Technical Report Series.

Background Reading

Newcastle's Research in Asynchronous - Hardware Design and Petri Nets.
Asynchronous Logic: Background - Manchester University, UK.
"An Introduction to Asynchronous Circuit Design," A. Davis and S.M. Nowick. Technical Report UUCS-97-013, Computer Science Department, University of Utah, Sep. 1997. [ps] [pdf].
"Scanning the Technology: Applications of Asynchronous Circuits," C.H. Van Berkel, M.B. Josephs, and S.M. Nowick. Proceedings of the IEEE, Volume 87, Issue 2, Feb. 1999, pages 223-233. [ps] [pdf].
Introductions to Petri Nets - at Petri Nets World, Daimi.

Our (Selected) Publications

J. Cortadella, M. Kishinevsky, A. Kondratyev, L. Lavagno and A. Yakovlev, "Logic Synthesis of Asynchronous Controllers and Interfaces", Springer Series in Advanced Microelectronics, vol. 8, Springer, 2002, ISBN 3-540-43152-7
J. Cortadella, A. Yakovlev and G. Rozenberg, editors. "Concurrency and Hardware Design", Springer-Verlag, LNCS 2549, 2002, ISBN 3-540-00199-9
A.V. Yakovlev and A.M. Koelmans. "Petri nets and Digital Hardware Design" Lectures on Petri Nets II: Applications. Advances in Petri Nets, Lecture Notes in Computer Science, vol. 1492, Springer-Verlag, 1998, pp. 154-236.
L. Lloyd, K. Heron, A. Yakovlev, and A.M. Koelmans. "Asynchronous microprocessors: from high level model to FPGA implementation". Journal of Systems Architecture vol. 45 (1999), pp. 975-1000, Elsevier.
A. Semenov, A.M. Koelmans, L. Lloyd and A. Yakovlev. "Designing an asynchronous processor using Petri nets", IEEE Micro, Vol. 17, No. 2 (March/April 1997), pp. 54-64.
A. Yakovlev, A.M. Koelmans, A. Semenov and D.J.Kinniment, "Modelling, Analysis and Synthesis of Asynchronous Control Circuits Using Petri Nets", INTEGRATION: the VLSI Journal, Vol. 21 (1996), pp. 143-170.
A. Yakovlev, L. Lavagno, A. Sangiovanni-Vincentelli, "A unified signal transition graph model for asynchronous control circuit synthesis". Formal Methods in System Design (Kluwer), Vol. 9, No. 3, Nov. 1996, pp. 139-188.
Fei Xia, Alex V. Yakovlev, Ian G. Clark, Delong Shang. "Asynchronous communication mechanisms: classification and hardware implementations", MPCS'02, Fourth International Conference on Massively Parallel Computer Systems, sponsored by Euromicro, 10-12 April 2002, Ischia, Italy. [postscript gzip'd (101KB)].
A. Yakovlev, F. Xia, I. Clark. "Hets: towards harmonising time and power in systems on chip", First ACiD-WG Workshop of the European Commission's Fifth Framework Programme, Neuchatel, Switzerland, 12-13 February, 2001. [Complete program, abstracts and slides].
I.G. Clark, F. Xia, A. Yakovlev. "Modelling and analysis of asynchronous communication mechanisms", First ACiD-WG Workshop of the European Commission's Fifth Framework Programme, Neuchatel, Switzerland, 12-13 February, 2001. [Complete program, abstracts and slides].
I.G. Clark. "A unified approach to the study of asynchronous communcation mechanisms in real time systems", Ph.D. Thesis, London University, King's College, May 2000. [postscript gzip'd (744KB)].
A. C. Davies. "Dynamic properties of a multiway arbiter", ISCAS 2000, IEEE International Symposium on Circuits and Systems, pp III 221-224, May 2000, Geneva, Switzerland. [pdf gzip'd (71KB)].
F. Xia. "Supporting the MASCOT method with Petri net techniques for real-time systems development", Ph.D. Thesis, London University, King's College, January 2000. [postscript zip'd (654KB)].
I.G.Clark, F.Xia, A.V.Yakovlev, A.C.Davies. "Petri net models of latch metastability", IEE Electronics Letters, Vol. 34, No. 7, pp. 635--636, April 1998. (Electronics Letters Online Number 19980502).

Our (Selected) Tutorial Presentations

A. Yakovlev. "Is the Die Cast for the Token Game?", Invited paper, Proc. of 23rd International Conference on Application and Theory of Petri Nets (ICATPN 2002), University of South Australia, Adelaide, Australia, 24-28 June 2002. 27th June 9-10.00am. LNCS 2360, pp70-79, Springer Verlag. [Abstract]. [PowerPoint Slides gzip'd (1MB)].
J. Cortadella, J. Garside and A. Yakovlev. "Logic Design of Asynchronous Circuits", ASPDAC/VLSI Design 2002, Bangalore, Jan. 2002. [zip file].
J. Cortadella, L. Lavagno, A. Yakovlev. "Hardware Design and Petri nets", Advanced Tutorial on Hardware Design and Petri Nets, 21st Int. Conf. App. Theory of Petri Nets, Aarhus, Denmark, June 2000. [pdf].

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