K. Paramasivam

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Power consumption has become a crucial concern in Built In Self Test (BIST) due to the switching activity in the circuit under test(CUT). In this paper we present a novel method which aims at minimizing the total power consumption during testing. This is achieved by minimizing the switching activity in the circuit by reducing the Hamming Distance between(More)
Design for low power testing is primary concern in modern VLSI circuits. In this paper a novel test pattern generator (TPG) is proposed which is more suitable for built in self test (BIST) architecture, used for testing of VLSI circuits. The objective of the BIST is to reduce power consumption during testing of VLSI circuits. In CMOS devices 80% of power(More)
The packet switching based Network-on-Chip (NoC) is an obvious interconnect design alternative to the shared bus, crossbar or ring based on-chip communication architecture used in System-on-Chips (SoCs). The advent of the three dimensional NoC (3D NoC) architecture attracts added interest as it offers improved performance and shorter global interconnect. In(More)
Optimization of testing power is a major significant task to be carried out in digital circuit design. Low power VLSI circuits dissipate more power during testing when compared with that of normal operation. In this paper a novel method is proposed to reduce the testing power and total energy by reordering the sequence of test vectors for minimum switching(More)
Nowadays, System-on-Chips (SoCs) designers are forced to integrate tens to hundreds of functional and storage blocks in a single die to implement emerging complex computation, multimedia and network services. The integration of huge degree of the blocks in a single die poses new challenge in designing the interconnect architecture of the blocks in SoCs. The(More)
In the nano scaled transistors integration era, interconnection of IP blocks and data exchange among the IP blocks are crucial concerns in System on Chip (SoC). Network-on-Chip (NoC) is an on-chip communication methodology proposed to resolve the increased interconnection problems in SoC. In deep sub-micron regime, 3D NoC becomes an emerging research area(More)
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