A Performance Driven Macro-Cell Placement Algorithm

@inproceedings{Gao1992APD,
  title={A Performance Driven Macro-Cell Placement Algorithm},
  author={Tong Gao and Pravin M. Vaidya and C. L. Liu},
  booktitle={DAC},
  year={1992}
}
In this paper, we present a new performance tilven macro-cell placement algorithm. Placement of modules is guided by a set of upperand lower-bounds on the net wire lengths. A convex programming algorithm is used to compute a set of upper-bounds on the net wire lengths which will ensure that timing requirements between input and output signals we satisfied. A setof lower-bounds is also computed to control signal skews at intermediate points of the circuit. Artificial nets are introduced between… CONTINUE READING
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