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Modern Placement Techniques

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ISBN-10: 140207221X

ISBN-13: 9781402072215

Edition: 2003

Authors: M. Sarrafzadeh, M. Wang, X. Yang

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Description:

This title explains physical design and VLSI/CAD placement to the professional engineer and engineering student. It presents the 'Dragon' placement tool, with detailed algorithm descriptions for wire length, congestion and timing optimization.
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Book details

List price: $179.99
Copyright year: 2003
Publisher: Springer
Publication date: 10/31/2002
Binding: Hardcover
Pages: 190
Size: 6.25" wide x 9.25" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 1.496
Language: English

Majid Sarrafzadeh is the Director of the Embedded and Reconfigurable Systems Laboratory and a Professor in the Computer Science Department at UCLA.

Preface
Acknowledgments
Introduction
Background
Physical Design Flow
Placement Methodology
Placement Cube
Organization of the Book
Review of Placement Work
Partitioning
Placement: Constructive or Iterative
Placement Algorithms
Detailed Placement
Congestion-Driven Placement
Timing-Driven Placement
Dragon: A Placement Framework
Placement Using Net-cut and Wirelength Objective
Dragon: A Standard-cell Placement Tool
Detailed Implementation of Dragon
Summary
Congestion Estimation
Introduction
Rent's Rule
Peak Congestion Analysis
Regional Congestion Estimation
Summary
Congestion Minimization
Introduction
Congestion in Placement
Congestion Reduction in Detailed Placement
Approximation Algorithm for ILP
Congestion Reduction in Detailed Placement
Summary
White Space Allocation
Introduction
Allocation Approach
White Space Allocation in Placement
Placement Snapshots
Summary
Timing-Driven Placement
Introduction
Preliminaries
Slack Assignment
Multi-Level Placement with Predefined Hierarchy
Summary
Software, Benchmarks and Results
Dragon Placement Tool
Benchmarks
Dragon's Results
Macro-Cell Placement
Introduction
Possibilities and Pitfalls
Overview of Previous Work
Summary
Conclusion