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Title: Knowledge based method and apparatus for designing integrated circuits using functional specifications

Abstract

This patent describes a computer-aided design system for designing an application specific integrated circuit directly from architecture independent functional specifications for the integrated circuit. It comprises: a macro library defining a set of architecture independent operations comprised of actions and conditions; input specification means operable by a user for defining architecture independent functional specifications for the integrated circuit; a cell library; cell selector means; and net list generator means.

Inventors:
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Publication Date:
OSTI Identifier:
7067203
Patent Number(s):
US 4922432; A
Application Number:
PPN: US 7-143821A
Assignee:
International Chip Corp., Columbia, SC (USA)
Resource Type:
Patent
Resource Relation:
Patent File Date: 13 Jan 1988
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English
Subject:
42 ENGINEERING; 99 GENERAL AND MISCELLANEOUS//MATHEMATICS, COMPUTING, AND INFORMATION SCIENCE; INTEGRATED CIRCUITS; COMPUTER-AIDED DESIGN; KNOWLEDGE BASE; PLANNING; ELECTRONIC CIRCUITS; MICROELECTRONIC CIRCUITS; 426000* - Engineering- Components, Electron Devices & Circuits- (1990-); 990200 - Mathematics & Computers

Citation Formats

Kobayashi, H, and Shindo, M. Knowledge based method and apparatus for designing integrated circuits using functional specifications. United States: N. p., 1990. Web.
Kobayashi, H, & Shindo, M. Knowledge based method and apparatus for designing integrated circuits using functional specifications. United States.
Kobayashi, H, and Shindo, M. Tue . "Knowledge based method and apparatus for designing integrated circuits using functional specifications". United States.
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