PIAF: A Knowledge-based/Algorithmic Top-down Floorplanning System

@article{Jabri1989PIAFAK,
  title={PIAF: A Knowledge-based/Algorithmic Top-down Floorplanning System},
  author={Marwan A. Jabri and David J. Skellern},
  journal={26th ACM/IEEE Design Automation Conference},
  year={1989},
  pages={582-585}
}
Over the last few years, techniques have been developed to automate the process of placing predefined circuit blocks and the routing of their interconnections. Few efforts have been directed at the more complex problem of floorplanning which involves not only placement but also specification of undefined cells to allow chip assembly in a way that minim&es… CONTINUE READING