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Issue No. 06 - November/December (1990 vol. 7)
ISSN: 0740-7475
pp: 8-23
ABSTRACT
<p>An overview is given of silicon compilation, which involves translating a high-level design description into layout. Levels of compilers are differentiated, and compilation is shown as a process of synthesis coupled with physical design at each level. The major tasks involved at each level are described, and examples are given to illustrate them. A typical design system based on synthesis and silicon compilation is described.</p>
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Nikil D. Dutt, Daniel D. Gajski, "Design Synthesis and Silicon Compilation", IEEE Design & Test of Computers, vol. 7, no. , pp. 8-23, November/December 1990, doi:10.1109/54.64954
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