Ideas: a tool for VLSI CAD

  title={Ideas: a tool for VLSI CAD},
  author={Amrish Kumar and Vipul Kashyap and S. D. Sherlekar and G. Venkatesh and S. Biwas and P D Bhatt and Sudhir Kumar},
  journal={IEEE Design & Test of Computers},
The authors describe the Ideas integrated design automation system being developed in India. Ideas is based on a new high-level hardware description language, called Ideal (integrated design automation language), which incorporates several features that allow it to model both event-driven and demand-driven behavior. Ideas is built on an object-oriented kernel and consists of a text-graphics front-end for Ideal, a simulator that uses a mixed interpretive and compiled mode, a microcode generator… CONTINUE READING