Physical placement driven by sequential timing analysis

@article{Hurst2004PhysicalPD,
  title={Physical placement driven by sequential timing analysis},
  author={Aaron P. Hurst and Philip Chong and Andreas Kuehlmann},
  journal={IEEE/ACM International Conference on Computer Aided Design, 2004. ICCAD-2004.},
  year={2004},
  pages={379-386}
}
Traditional timing-driven placement considers only combinational delays and does not take into account the potential of subsequent sequential optimization steps. As a result, the potential of re-balancing path delays through post-placement applications of clock skew scheduling and in-place retiming cannot be fully realized. In this paper we describe a new placement algorithm that is based on a tight integration of sequential timing analysis in the inner loop of an analytic solver. Instead of… CONTINUE READING
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