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To Thread or Not to Thread
Feb. 2013 (vol. 30 no. 1)
pp. 17-25
S. Hirsch, Syst. & Technol. Group, IBM Corp., Essex Junction, VT, USA
U. Finkler, Syst. & Technol. Group, IBM Corp., Essex Junction, VT, USA
The authors present a real-life industrial EDA problem; in particular, layout versus schematic checking. They describe why they chose threads to speed up their EDA tool.
Index Terms:
multi-threading,electronic design automation,electronic design automation,industrial EDA problem,schematic checking problem,layout problem,threading approach,Program processors,Message systems,Multithreading,Data structures,Heuristic algorithms,Memory management,Parallel processing
Citation:
S. Hirsch, U. Finkler, "To Thread or Not to Thread," IEEE Design & Test of Computers, vol. 30, no. 1, pp. 17-25, Feb. 2013, doi:10.1109/MDT.2012.2226012
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