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IEEE Design & Test of Computers

Issue 4 • Date Aug. 1985

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  • IEEE Design & Test of Computers

    Publication Year: 1985, Page(s): c1
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  • The Competition Gave Up [advertisement]

    Publication Year: 1985, Page(s): c2
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  • Our Logic Simulator Will Help You Make It through the next Revolution

    Publication Year: 1985, Page(s): 1
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  • Choose LASAR Logic Simulation And Win the Board Game

    Publication Year: 1985, Page(s):2 - 3
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  • IEEE Computer Society

    Publication Year: 1985, Page(s): 4
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  • Editorial Board

    Publication Year: 1985, Page(s): 5
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  • Letters to the Editor

    Publication Year: 1985, Page(s):6 - 8
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  • ZZZip through VLSI Design with VERILOG

    Publication Year: 1985, Page(s): 9
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  • Artificial Intelligence: Humanizing a "Dumb" Program

    Publication Year: 1985, Page(s): 10
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  • Designing VISI Tests Is a Waste of Time [advertisement]

    Publication Year: 1985, Page(s): 11
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  • D&T Scene

    Publication Year: 1985, Page(s):12 - 19
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  • Correction

    Publication Year: 1985, Page(s): 19
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  • Moving?

    Publication Year: 1985, Page(s): 19
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  • IEEE Computer Society Membership Application

    Publication Year: 1985, Page(s): 20
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  • Artificial Intelligence Techniques in Design And Test

    Publication Year: 1985, Page(s): 21
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  • A Rule-Based System for Optimizing Combinational Logic

    Publication Year: 1985, Page(s):22 - 32
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    SOCRATES is a rule-based expert system that optimizes combinational logic for a specific target technology. The system performs substitutions of equivalent gate configurations, thereby reducing the overall area of the implementation and improving the speed of the design. A control mechanism uses various backup strategies to choose the rules applied to the circuit. Users can easily extend the libra... View full abstract»

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  • 1984 IEEE Workshop on Languages for Automation November 1-3, 1984

    Publication Year: 1985, Page(s): 32
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  • The VLSI Design Automation Assistant: From Algorithms to Silicon

    Publication Year: 1985, Page(s):33 - 43
    Cited by:  Papers (23)  |  Patents (2)
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    Our ability to fabricate complex VLSI chips is outrunning our ability to design them. To reduce the design time for complex chips we are creating an expert design assistant├é┬┐programs that automate as many of the design tasks as possible while allowing the human designer to control the synthesis process. A series of programs translates an algorithm into a chip layout. Some programs are expert syste... View full abstract»

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  • IEEE Design & Test of Computers

    Publication Year: 1985, Page(s): 43
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  • Knowledge-Based Code Selection Methods in Retargetable Microcode Synthesis

    Publication Year: 1985, Page(s):44 - 55
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    We have presented a method for machine-independent synthesis of microcode using knowledge-based techniques. A high-level representation of the microprogram is translated into symbolic assertions and then converted by the synthesis system to microcode. Thus, a synthesis system can function as the back end of a microcode compiler. Since the knowledge base is machine-independent and requires only a m... View full abstract»

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  • A Knowledge-Based System for Designing Testable VLSI Chips

    Publication Year: 1985, Page(s):56 - 68
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    The complexity of VLSI circuits has increased the need for design for testability (DFT). Numerous techniques for designing more easily tested circuits have evolved over the years, with particular emphasis on built-in testing approaches. What has not evolved is a design methodology for evaluating and making choices among the numerous existing approaches. This article describes efforts to build a kn... View full abstract»

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  • Selected Reprints on Logic Design for Testability 1984 [advertisement]

    Publication Year: 1985, Page(s): 68
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  • MIND: An inside Look at an Expert System for Electronic Diagnosis

    Publication Year: 1985, Page(s):69 - 77
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    Because of its intended purpose, it is very complicated to diagnose faults in VLSI test system hardware. When this problem is considered in the hardware design phase, it is apparent that VLSI test systems need to have built-in self-test features. For a self-test to be of any value, the circuit check program should minimize the hardware involved in each test. MIND is an expert system for VLSI test ... View full abstract»

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  • Proceedings 1984 ACM IEEE Design Automation Conference [advertisement]

    Publication Year: 1985, Page(s): 77
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  • Natural-Language Interface for CAD: A First Step

    Publication Year: 1985, Page(s):78 - 86
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    Though the ubiquity of CAD tools in state-of-the-art VLSI design has forced the issue of user interfaces for CAD to prominence, one type of user interface that has not been investigated hitherto is the naturallanquage interface. The CAD domain is substantially more complex than the domains for which previous natural-language interfaces have been built. This implies that a natural-language interfac... View full abstract»

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This Periodical ceased production in 2012. The current retitled publication is IEEE Design & Test.

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