Description: Credit 4. Computer-aided
physical design of integrated circuits; circuit partitioning and placement; floorplanning; global and detailed routing; timing optimization; general
optimization tools: local search, constraint relaxation.Same as CS 565.
Prerequisite: CS 401 and
(CS 466 or ECE 465)
- Algorithms for VLSI Physical Design Automation,
Naveed Sherwani, 1995
- VLSI Physical Design Automation: Theory and
Practice, Sadiq M. Sait and Habib Youssef, 1995.
General Optimization Techniques: Simulated
Annealing, Local Search,
Floorplanning/Building Block Placement
Technology Specific CAD: FPGAs
Design Rule Checking