O-2 ADL: An object-oriented analog VLSI design language

Shibayama, Katsuyuki and Walczowski, Les T. and Nalbantis, D. and Waller, Winston A.J. (1996) O-2 ADL: An object-oriented analog VLSI design language. In: 2nd International Conference on ASIC, Shanghai, Peoples R China. (The full text of this publication is not currently available from this repository. You may be able to access a copy if URLs are provided)

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Object technology can be applied to analog VLSI design to exploit circuit compositional hierarchy, design process hierarchy and design module reuse. Conventional Object-Oriented programming languages are not suitable for such application due to the difficulties in describing VLSI circuit behaviour, modelling design technology/process hierarchy, implementing class name sharing and dynamically configuring design database. To overcome these difficulties, we have developed an Object-Oriented analog VLSI design language which provides a set of high-level constructs to conveniently describe and design VLSI circuits. A number of new concepts have been introduced in O(2)ADL and a Dynamic-and-Selective Inheritance algorithm has been developed to model the design technology/process, to reduce the size of the design database and to achieve code sharing and reusability.

Item Type: Conference or workshop item (Other)
Subjects: Q Science > QA Mathematics (inc Computing science) > QA 75 Electronic computers. Computer science
Divisions: Faculties > Science Technology and Medical Studies > School of Computing > Theoretical Computing Group
Depositing User: P. Ogbuji
Date Deposited: 27 May 2009 09:36
Last Modified: 03 Jul 2014 14:01
Resource URI: https://kar.kent.ac.uk/id/eprint/18499 (The current URI for this page, for reference purposes)
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