A VHDL model of the 8051 microcontroller is a key component for a course in hardware-software codesign, in its second year of development at University of Missouri-Rolla. Our paper discusses a software-centric user interface developed for this model using Tcl/Tk. preliminary experience with using the debugger in an undergraduate laboratory is discussed.
L. Verma et al., "A Software Debugger Interface for an 8051 Hardware Model," Proceedings of the IEEE International Conference on Microelectronic Systems Education (2003, Anaheim, CA), pp. 112-114, Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE), Jun 2003.
The definitive version is available at https://doi.org/10.1109/MSE.2003.1205279
2003 IEEE International Conference on Microelectronic Systems Education: Educating Tomorrow's Microsystems Designers, MSE 2003 (2003: Jun. 1-2, Anaheim, CA)
Electrical and Computer Engineering
Keywords and Phrases
8051 Hardware Model; 8051 Microcontroller; VHDL; VHSIC HDL; Electronic Engineering Education; Graphical User Interfaces; Hardware Description Languages; Hardware-Software Codesign; Microcontrollers; Software Debugger Interface; Software-Centric User Interface; Undergraduate Laboratory; Very High Speed Integrated Circuits; Very-High Speed Integrated Circuit
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