Circuit partitioning algorithms: Graph model versus geometry model

  • Tetsuo Asano
  • Takeshi Tokuyama
Conference paper
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 557)


In this paper we have presented two different approaches toward circuit partitioning problem. One approach is based on a graph defined by connectivities among modules. The other one is based on geometric transformation. Since we have applications to VLSI layout design in mind, we need to check the effectiveness of these approaches by experiments, which was left as future subjects.


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Tetsuo Asano
    • 1
  • Takeshi Tokuyama
    • 2
  1. 1.Osaka Electro-Communication UniversityJapan
  2. 2.Tokyo Research LaboratoryIBM ResearchJapan

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