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E C E 756: Computer-Aided Design for VLSI

  • Catalog Description:
    Broad introduction to computer-aided design tools for VLSI, emphasizing implementation algorithms and data structures. Topics covered: design styles, layout editors, symbolic compaction, module generators, placement and routing, automatic synthesis, design-rule checking, circuit extraction, simulation and verification.  
  • Credits: 3
  • Prerequisites or Corequisites: Comp Sci 367, good programming skills, Comp Sci/ECE 755 strongly recommended, Comp Sci/ECE 352
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