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

Architectural partitioning for system level synthesis of integrated circuits

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)
Lagnese, E.D. ; Dept. of Eletr. & Comput. Eng., Carnegie Mellon Univ., Pittsburgh, PA, USA ; Thomas, D.E.

APARTY is an architectural partitioning tool that uses a novel multistage clustering algorithm to extract the high level structure of an IC design by concentrating on area and interconnect considerations. Performance is addressed implicitly. APARTY works within the framework of the system architect's workbench and can pass system-level structural information along to register-transfer level (RTL) tools to guide the completion of a data-path design. The multistage clustering algorithm and how it is used by APARTY to choose partitions are described. The system architect's workbench and how architectural partitioning can be used to guide synthesis are also described. Results of using APARTY in the design process show improved register-transfer designs. In particular, the number of global routing wires is generally reduced by over 50% by following the partitioning scheme suggested by APARTY

Published in:

Computer-Aided Design of Integrated Circuits and Systems, IEEE Transactions on  (Volume:10 ,  Issue: 7 )

Date of Publication:

Jul 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.