Cart (Loading....) | Create Account
Close category search window
 

HALO: an efficient global placement strategy for standard cells

Sign In

Cookies must be enabled to login.After enabling cookies , please use refresh or reload or ctrl+f5 on the browser for the login options.

Formats Non-Member Member
$31 $13
Learn how you can qualify for the best price for this item!
Become an IEEE Member or Subscribe to
IEEE Xplore for exclusive pricing!
close button

puzzle piece

IEEE membership options for an individual and IEEE Xplore subscriptions for an organization offer the most affordable access to essential journal articles, conference papers, standards, eBooks, and eLearning courses.

Learn more about:

IEEE membership

IEEE Xplore subscriptions

2 Author(s)
Yang, Y.-Y. ; Dept. of Electr. Eng., Korea Adv. Inst. of Sci. & Technol., Seoul, South Korea ; Chong-Min Kyung

A standard cell placement procedure that is based on an efficient global placement strategy, called HALO (hierarchical alternating liner ordering), is proposed. This method generates a global 2D placement of circuit modules by hierarchical application of linear ordering in an alternating direction. The HALO global placement procedure is followed by a detailed placement procedure which consists of row assignment, feed-through cell assignment and intrarow cell assignment steps. Experimental results on two benchmark circuits, primary1 and primary2, consisting of 752 and 2907 cells, have shown decreases of the half-perimeter routing lengths by 7% and 24%, respectively, compared with the best available results obtained so far. Total CPU time, including the subsequent detailed placement, was less than half that of previously published work

Published in:

Computer-Aided Design of Integrated Circuits and Systems, IEEE Transactions on  (Volume:11 ,  Issue: 8 )

Date of Publication:

Aug 1992

Need Help?


IEEE Advancing Technology for Humanity About IEEE Xplore | Contact | Help | Terms of Use | Nondiscrimination Policy | Site Map | Privacy & Opting Out of Cookies

A not-for-profit organization, IEEE is the world's largest professional association for the advancement of technology.
© Copyright 2014 IEEE - All rights reserved. Use of this web site signifies your agreement to the terms and conditions.