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ECE 588 - CAD Techniques for VLSI Design

Course Title: 

CAD Techniques for VLSI Design

Course Description: 

Overview of techniques and algorithms used in Computer-Aided Design (CAD) for VLSI circuits. Physical CAD tools, including placement, routing, symbolic layout and compaction. High-level CAD tools, including logic synthesis, silicon compilers and high-level synthesis. Recent developments in the field. Design, implementation and performance analysis of prototype CAD tools.

Credit: 

(3-0-3)

Prerequisite: 

[(ECE 429)]

Corequisite: 

None