CS-472 / 6 credits

Teacher: De Micheli Giovanni

Language: English


Summary

Hardware compilation is the process of transforming specialized hardware description languages into circuit descriptions, which are iteratively refined, detailed and optimized. The course presents algorithms, tools and methods for hardware compilation and logic synthesis.

Content

Keywords

Hardware, VLSI, Synthesis, Optimization, Algorithms

Learning Prerequisites

Required courses

No specific course

Recommended courses

Good knowledge of digital design, algorithm design and programming.

Important concepts to start the course

Good knowledge of digital design, algorithm design and programming.

Learning Outcomes

By the end of the course, the student must be able to:

  • Recognize important problems in digital design
  • Examine and evaluate available design tools and methods
  • Decide upon a design tool flow to perform a digital design

Transversal skills

  • Plan and carry out activities in a way which makes optimal use of available time and other resources.

Assessment methods

Continuous control :
Homework : 30 %, Project 10 %, Midterm test : 25 %,
End term test : 35 %

Resources

Virtual desktop infrastructure (VDI)

No

Bibliography

G. De Micheli, Synthesis and Optimization of Digital Circuits, McGraw'Hill.

Ressources en bibliothèque

Notes/Handbook

Copies of the slides used for lectures will be given in class and posted.

Websites

In the programs

  • Semester: Fall
  • Exam form: During the semester (winter session)
  • Subject examined: Design technologies for integrated systems
  • Lecture: 3 Hour(s) per week x 14 weeks
  • Project: 2 Hour(s) per week x 14 weeks
  • Semester: Fall
  • Exam form: During the semester (winter session)
  • Subject examined: Design technologies for integrated systems
  • Lecture: 3 Hour(s) per week x 14 weeks
  • Project: 2 Hour(s) per week x 14 weeks
  • Semester: Fall
  • Exam form: During the semester (winter session)
  • Subject examined: Design technologies for integrated systems
  • Lecture: 3 Hour(s) per week x 14 weeks
  • Project: 2 Hour(s) per week x 14 weeks
  • Semester: Fall
  • Exam form: During the semester (winter session)
  • Subject examined: Design technologies for integrated systems
  • Lecture: 3 Hour(s) per week x 14 weeks
  • Project: 2 Hour(s) per week x 14 weeks
  • Semester: Fall
  • Exam form: During the semester (winter session)
  • Subject examined: Design technologies for integrated systems
  • Lecture: 3 Hour(s) per week x 14 weeks
  • Project: 2 Hour(s) per week x 14 weeks
  • Semester: Fall
  • Exam form: During the semester (winter session)
  • Subject examined: Design technologies for integrated systems
  • Lecture: 3 Hour(s) per week x 14 weeks
  • Project: 2 Hour(s) per week x 14 weeks
  • Semester: Fall
  • Exam form: During the semester (winter session)
  • Subject examined: Design technologies for integrated systems
  • Lecture: 3 Hour(s) per week x 14 weeks
  • Project: 2 Hour(s) per week x 14 weeks
  • Semester: Fall
  • Exam form: During the semester (winter session)
  • Subject examined: Design technologies for integrated systems
  • Lecture: 3 Hour(s) per week x 14 weeks
  • Project: 2 Hour(s) per week x 14 weeks
  • Semester: Fall
  • Exam form: During the semester (winter session)
  • Subject examined: Design technologies for integrated systems
  • Lecture: 3 Hour(s) per week x 14 weeks
  • Project: 2 Hour(s) per week x 14 weeks
  • Exam form: During the semester (winter session)
  • Subject examined: Design technologies for integrated systems
  • Lecture: 3 Hour(s) per week x 14 weeks
  • Project: 2 Hour(s) per week x 14 weeks

Reference week

 MoTuWeThFr
8-9 INM10   
9-10    
10-11   INF119 
11-12   INF119 
12-13    
13-14     
14-15     
15-16     
16-17     
17-18     
18-19     
19-20     
20-21     
21-22     

Tuesday, 8h - 10h: Lecture INM10

Thursday, 10h - 11h: Lecture INF119

Thursday, 11h - 13h: Project, other INF119