eBook Electronic Design Automation of Analog ICs combining Gradient Models with Multi-Objective Evolutionary Algorithms, 1st Edition

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  • ISBN-10: 3319021893
  • ISBN-13: 9783319021898
  • DDC: 621.3815
  • Grade Level Range: College Freshman - College Senior
  • 69 Pages | eBook
  • Original Copyright 2014 | Published/Released April 2014
  • This publication's content originally published in print form: 2014
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Overview

This book applies to the scientific area of electronic design automation (EDA) and addresses the automatic sizing of analog integrated circuits (ICs). Particularly, this book presents an approach to enhance a state-of-the-art layout-aware circuit-level optimizer (GENOM-POF), by embedding statistical knowledge from an automatically generated gradient model into the multi-objective multi-constraint optimization kernel based on the NSGA-II algorithm. The results showed allow the designer to explore the different trade-offs of the solution space, both through the achieved device sizes, or the respective layout solutions.

Table of Contents

Front Cover.
Other Frontmatter.
Title Page.
Copyright Page.
Dedication.
Preface.
Contents.
Abbreviations.
1: Introduction.
2: State-of-the-Art on Automatic Analog IC Sizing.
3: Gradient Model Generation.
4: Enhanced AIDA's Circuit-Level Optimization Kernel.
5: Results.
6: Conclusions and Future Work.