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ICCAD
2004
IEEE
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A stochastic integral equation method for modeling the rough surface effect on interconnect capacitance
In this paper we describe a stochastic integral equation method for computing the mean value and the variance of capacitance of interconnects with random surface roughness. An ens...
Zhenhai Zhu, Jacob White, Alper Demir
ICCAD
2004
IEEE
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The effects of energy management on reliability in real-time embedded systems
Abstract—The slack time in real-time systems can be used by recovery schemes to increase system reliability as well as by frequency and voltage scaling techniques to save energy....
Dakai Zhu, Rami G. Melhem, Daniel Mossé
ICCAD
2004
IEEE
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Cost-effective radiation hardening technique for combinational logic
— A radiation hardening technique for combinational logic circuits is described. The key idea is to exploit the asymmetric logical masking probabilities of gates, hardening gates...
Quming Zhou, Kartik Mohanram
ICCAD
2004
IEEE
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Power estimation for cycle-accurate functional descriptions of hardware
— Cycle-accurate functional descriptions (CAFDs) are being widely adopted in integrated circuit (IC) design flows. Power estimation can potentially benefit from the inherent in...
Lin Zhong, Srivaths Ravi, Anand Raghunathan, Niraj...
ICCAD
2004
IEEE
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Dynamic range estimation for nonlinear systems
It has been widely recognized that the dynamic range information of an application can be exploited to reduce the datapath bitwidth of either processors or ASICs, and therefore th...
Bin Wu, Jianwen Zhu, Farid N. Najm
ICCAD
2004
IEEE
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Soft self-synchronising codes for self-calibrating communication
Self-calibrating designs are gaining momentum in both the computation and communication worlds. Instead of relying on the worst-case characterisation of design parameters, self-ca...
Frederic Worm, Paolo Ienne, Patrick Thiran
ICCAD
2004
IEEE
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Wire-length prediction using statistical techniques
We address the classic wire-length estimation problem and propose a new statistical wire-length estimation approach that captures the probability distribution function of net leng...
Jennifer L. Wong, Azadeh Davoodi, Vishal Khandelwa...
ICCAD
2004
IEEE
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Temporal floorplanning using the T-tree formulation
Improving logic capacity by time-sharing, dynamically reconfigurable FPGAs are employed to handle designs of high complexity and functionality. In this paper, we model each task ...
Ping-Hung Yuh, Chia-Lin Yang, Yao-Wen Chang
ICCAD
2004
IEEE
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Engineering details of a stable force-directed placer
Ana/ytic placement methods that simultaneously minimize wire length and spread cells are receiving renewedattention from both academia and industiy In thispaper we describe the im...
Kristofer Vorwerk, Andrew A. Kennings, Anthony Van...
ICCAD
2004
IEEE
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A yield improvement methodology using pre- and post-silicon statistical clock scheduling
— In deep sub-micron technologies, process variations can cause significant path delay and clock skew uncertainties thereby lead to timing failure and yield loss. In this paper,...
Jeng-Liang Tsai, Dong Hyun Baik, Charlie Chung-Pin...
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