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High Performance Design Automation of VLSI Interconnects

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Volume 7 |Article ID 38483 | 14 pages | https://doi.org/10.1155/1998/38483

Placement and Routing for Performance-Oriented FPGA Layout

Abstract

This paper presents a performance-oriented placement and routing tool for field-programmable gate arrays. Using recursive geometric partitioning for simultaneous placement and global routing, and a graph-based strategy for detailed routing, our tool optimizes source-sink pathlengths, channel width and total wirelength. Our results compare favorably with other FPGA layout tools, as measured by the maximum channel width required to place and route several benchmarks.

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