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Chip Design Exclusively by Programs

IP.com Disclosure Number: IPCOM000036035D
Original Publication Date: 1989-Aug-01
Included in the Prior Art Database: 2005-Jan-28

Publishing Venue

IBM

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Authors:
Anderson, H Klein, K Zuehlke, R Oldenburg, H [+details]

Abstract

VLSI logic chips are placed and wired by using suitable programs. Overlay checks ensure that books are not using the same chip area.