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Plic-Plac: a novel constructive algorithm for placement

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2 Author(s)
Hentschke, R. ; Instituto de Informatica, Univ. Fed. do Rio Grande do Sul, Porto Alegre, Brazil ; Reis, R.

The increasing importance of meta-heuristics, demands solutions to their main drawback, the CPU time required. Initial placement is done by constructive placement algorithms such as Random and Quadratic placement. This article presents a new algorithm for constructive placement, with a CPU time comparable to random placement but with improvement of 39,5% in Wire Length and a 48,8% improvement in wire congestion to the random technique.

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Circuits and Systems, 2003. ISCAS '03. Proceedings of the 2003 International Symposium on  (Volume:5 )

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25-28 May 2003