The cookie cutter algorithm for handling mixed hierarchy


When doing symbolic design in a mixed hierarchy system, primitives that route between cells must be encapsulated in cells themselves to make the job of the compactor easier. To free the designer from that tedium, a transparent process between layout and compaction creates new cells and drops the primitives into them. The designer is thus freed from creating… (More)
DOI: 10.1145/25278.25279


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