Gradient Model Generation

  • Frederico A. E. Rocha
  • Ricardo M. F. Martins
  • Nuno C. C. Lourenço
  • Nuno C. G. Horta
Part of the SpringerBriefs in Applied Sciences and Technology book series (BRIEFSAPPLSCIENCES)


This chapter illustrates the Gradient Model generation. The circuit is first sampled using either the Full Factorial or the Fractional Factorial Design of Experiments (DOE) techniques, and then the main effect is used to extract the gradient rules which compose the Gradient Model.


Analog IC design Design of experiments Full factorial design Fractional factorial design Gradient model 


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Frederico A. E. Rocha
    • 1
  • Ricardo M. F. Martins
    • 1
  • Nuno C. C. Lourenço
    • 2
  • Nuno C. G. Horta
    • 3
  1. 1.Instituto de TelecomunicaçõesLisbonPortugal
  2. 2.Instituto Técnico SuperiorLisbonPortugal
  3. 3.IST/IT—Integrated Circuits GroupInstituto Superior TécnicoLisbonPortugal

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