Timing Driven Placement Based on Fuzzy Theory

Ze Cang GU  Shoichiro YAMADA  Shojiro YONEDA  

IEICE TRANSACTIONS on Fundamentals of Electronics, Communications and Computer Sciences   Vol.E75-A   No.7   pp.917-919
Publication Date: 1992/07/25
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Print ISSN: 0916-8508
Type of Manuscript: Special Section LETTER (Special Section on the 1992 IEICE Spring Conference)
fuzzy,  timing,  placement,  VLSI,  

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A new timing driven placement method based on the fuzzy theory is proposed. In this method, the longest path delay, the chip area and the wire length can be simultaneously minimized. Introducing the probability measures of fuzzy events, falling down into the optimal solutions can be avoided.