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

A new annealing strategy for the placement of macrocells

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)
Kraus, P.V. ; Inst. fur Theor. Elektrotech. und Messtech., Karlsruhe Univ., Germany ; Mlynski, D.A.

A new approach is presented for macrocell placement using an analogy with annealing in solids as the framework for optimization. The proposed method is an iterative improvement scheme which generates a chain of configurations from an initial configuration obtained by force-directed relaxation. It has the ability to avoid being trapped in a local minimum. All geometrical aspects such as shape, size and orientation of the circuit modules are considered simultaneously in each iteration step. Two benchmark examples with 10 and 33 blocks respectively are given to demonstrate the performance of the strategy

Published in:

Circuits and Systems, 1991., IEEE International Sympoisum on

Date of Conference:

11-14 Jun 1991

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.