Improving initialization through reversed retiming

@inproceedings{Stok1995ImprovingIT,
  title={Improving initialization through reversed retiming},
  author={Leon Stok and Ilan Y. Spillinger and Guy Even},
  booktitle={ED&TC},
  year={1995}
}
Despite the fact that retiming circuits have a large potential (especially in automatically synthesized circuits from higher-level descriptions) it has not been widely included in the current design methodologies. One of the main problems is finding an equivalent initial state for the retimed logic. In this paper we introduce a new reverse retiming algorithm which will find a retiming for a given cycle time, if one exists. This new algorithm minimizes the effort required to find equivalent… CONTINUE READING