Reading list



  • Dave, Nirav; Pellauer, Michael; Gerding, Steve; Arvind. 802.11a Transmitter: A Case Study in Microarchitectural Exploration. In Proceedings of Formal Methods and Models for Codesign (MEMOCODE). 2006. [PDF]
  • Mark Hempstead, Nikhil Tripathi, Patrick Mauro, Gu-Yeon Wei, and David Brooks. “An Ultra Low Power System Architecture for Wireless Sensor Network Applications,” 32nd International Symposium on Computer Architecture (ISCA-05), June 2005.[PDF]
  • Mark Hempstead, Gu-Yeon Wei, and David Brooks. “An Accelerator-based Wireless Sensor Network Processor in 130nm CMOS,” Invited paper. International Conference on Compilers, Architecture, and Synthesis for Embedded Systems (CASES-09), Grenoble, France, Oct. 2009. [PDF]
  • X. Guan, H. Lin, and Y. Fei, “Design of an application-specific instruction set processor for high-throughput and scalable FFT,” in Proc. IEEE Design Automation & Test in Europe Conf., Apr. 2009. [PDF]
  • M. Nicola, G. Masera, M. Zamboni, H. Hishebabi, D. Kammler, G. Ascheid, H. Meyr, “FFT processor: a case study in ASIP development”, IST 2005. [PDF]
  • Russell J. Petersen and Brad L. Hutchings. An assessment of the suitability of FPGA-based systems for use in digital signal processing. In Proceedings of 5th International Workshop on Field-Programmable Logic and Applications, LNCS 975, pp. 293-302, 1995. [PDF]
  • Tze-Yun Sung, Hsi-Chin Hsin, and Yi-Peng Cheng. Low-power and high-speed CORDIC-based split-radix FFT processor for OFDM systems. Digital Signal Processing. August 2009. [PDF]
  • Tze-Yun Sung, Hsi-Chin Hsin, and Lu-Ting Ko. Reconfigurable VLSI architecture for FFT processor. WSEAS Transaction on Circuits and Systems. pp. 465-474, June 2009. [PDF]
  • Götz Kappen, Lothar Kurz, Tobias G. Noll. Comparison of ASIP and Standard Microprocessor based Navigation Processors. [PDF]
  • W.H. Wolf. Hardware-software co-design of embedded systems. Proceedings of the IEEE, vol.82, (no.7), July 1994. p.965-89. [PDF]
  • Hendrik Seidel, Emil Matús, Gordon Cichon, Pablo Robelly, Marcus Bronzel and Gerhard Fettweis. Generated DSP Cores for Implementation of an OFDM Communication System. Proceedings of SAMOS. Pp. 353-362. 2004. [PDF]



  • J. Hill, R. Szewczyk, A. Woo, S. Hollar, D. Culler, K. Pister, "System architecture directions for networked sensors", Architectural Support for Programming Languages and Operating Systems, ASPLOS 2000. [PDF]
  • S. Bhatti, J. Carlson, H. Dai, J. Deng, J. Rose, A. Sheth, B. Shucker, C. Gruenwald, A. Torgerson, R. Han, "MANTIS OS: An Embedded Multithreaded Operating System for Wireless Micro Sensor Platforms, " ACM/Kluwer Mobile Networks & Applications (MONET), Special Issue on Wireless Sensor Networks, vol. 10, no. 4, August 2005, guest co-editors P. Ramanathan, R. Govindan and K. Sivalingam, pp. 563-579, August 2005. [PDF]
  • Jun Yi, Christian Poellabauer, Xiaobo Sharon Hu, Jeff Simmer, and Liqiang Zhang, "Energy-Conscious Co-Scheduling of Tasks and Packets in Wireless Real-Time Environments", Proceedings of the 15th IEEE Real-Time and Embedded Technology and Applications Symposium, San Francisco, CA, April 2009. [PDF]
  • A. Liu, P. Ning, and C. Wang, “Lightweight remote image management for secure code dissemination in wireless sensor networks,” Proceedings of 2009 IEEE INFOCOM, April 2009. [PDF]
  • S. Hyun, P.Ing, A. Liu, and W. Du, “Seluge: Secure and DoS-resistant code dissemination in wireless sensor networks,” Proceedings of the Seventh International Conference on Information Processing in Sensor Networks (IPSN’08), April 2009. [PDF]
  • P. Levis, N. Patel, D. Culler, and S. Shenker, “Tricle: a self-regulating algorithm for code propagation and maintenance in wireless sensor networks,” Proceedings of the 1st Symposium on Network System Design and Implementation (NSDI ’04), March 2004. [PDF]
  • L. Yang, H. Lekatsas, R. P. Dick, and S. Chakradhar, “On-line memory compression for embedded systems,” in ACM Trans. Embedded Computing Systems. [PDF]
  • A. Dunkels, “Full TCP/IP for 8-bit architectures,” Proceedings of the 1st international conference on Mobile systems, applications and services, pp. 85 – 98, 2003. [PDF]



  • Wensheng Zhang, Minh Tran, Sencun Zhu, Guohong Cao. A random perturbation-based scheme for pairwise key establishment in sensor networks. MobiHoc 2007, pp. 90-99, 2007. [PDF]
  • Min Shao, Sencun Zhu, Wensheng Zhang, Guohong Cao. pDCS: Security and Privacy Support for Data-Centric Sensor Networks. INFOCOM 2007, pp.1298-1306, 2007 [PDF]
  • Wensheng Zhang, Sencun Zhu, Guohong Cao: Predistribution and local collaboration-based group rekeying for wireless sensor networks. Ad Hoc Networks 7(6): 1229-1242 (2009).
  • W. Du, R. Wang, and P. Ning, An Efficient scheme for authenticating public keys in sensor networks, Proceedings of the 6th ACM international symposium on Mobile ad hoc networking and computing, pp. 58-67, 2005. [PDF]
  • G. Gaubatz, J.-P. Kaps, and B. Sunar, Public key cryptography in sensor networks revisited, Proceedings of 1st European Workshop on Security in Ad-Hoc and Sensor Networks (ESAS 2004), Lecture Notes in Computer Science, vol. 3313, Springer, Heidelberg, pp. 2-18, August 2004. [PDF]
  • Yee Wei Law, Jeroen Doumen, Pieter Hartel, Benchmarking block ciphers for wireless sensor networks, IEEE International Conference on Mobile Ad-hoc and Sensor Systems, pp. 447-456, Oct. 2004. [PDF]
  • S.M. Chang, S. Shieh, W. Lin, and C.M. Hsieh, “An efficient broadcast authentication scheme in wireless sensor networks,” Proceedings of ASIACCS’06, pp. 311 – 320, March 2006. [PDF]




  • Frank Vahid and Tony Givargis, Embedded System Design: A Unified Hardware/Software Introduction, John Wiley & Sons, ISBN: 0471386782. Copyright (c) 2002. [LINK]