Design Automation Conference (1988)
Anaheim, CA, USA
June 12, 1988 to June 15, 1988
Barth , Xerox PARC Comput. Sci. Lab., Palo Alto, CA, USA
Monier , Xerox PARC Comput. Sci. Lab., Palo Alto, CA, USA
Serlet , Xerox PARC Comput. Sci. Lab., Palo Alto, CA, USA
The authors present PatchWork, a silicon assembler which describes layout generators graphically with annotated schematics. The system is highly extensible and provides a unified framework in which both basic and powerful layout generators coexist. Several major chips have been built using this system.
graphical generation, VLSI, schematic annotations, PatchWork, silicon assembler, layout generators
Serlet, Barth and Monier, "PatchWork: layout from schematic annotations," Design Automation Conference(DAC), Anaheim, CA, USA, 1988, pp. 250-255.