WEAVER: A Knowledge-Based Routing Expert

  title={WEAVER: A Knowledge-Based Routing Expert},
  author={Rostam Joobbani and Daniel P. Siewiorek},
  booktitle={DAC 1985},
In this paper we describe WEAVER, a channel/switch-box knowledge-based routing program. WEAVER considers all the important routing metrics such as 100% routability, minimum routing area, minimum wire length, and minimum number of vias simultaneously. It allows pre-routed nets, and user interaction throughout the entire routing process. It also relaxes unnecessary constraint of assigning different layers to different directions, the constraint imposed by all of the current channel and switch-box… CONTINUE READING

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