By Topic

Computing area and wire length efficient routes for channels

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

4 Author(s)
Pal, R.K. ; Dept. of Comput. Sci. & Eng., Indian Inst. of Technol., Kharagpur, India ; Pal, S.P. ; Das, M.M. ; Pal, A.

The first stage in channel routing is that of computing a routing solution S, for a given channel with as few tracks as possible. We consider a second stage in which it is desirable to reduce the total wire length without increasing area of routing. In this paper we propose efficient polynomial time algorithms for appreciably reducing the total wire length in two-, three- and multi-layer routing solutions by permuting tracks in the solution S obtained in the first stage. This results in a routing solution that is economical in terms of area as well as total wire length. Our algorithms are particularly important in practical terms since the problem of minimizing the total wire length in a routing solution is NP-hard

Published in:

VLSI Design, 1995., Proceedings of the 8th International Conference on

Date of Conference:

4-7 Jan 1995