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[1] Xiao Jie, Ma Weifeng, William Lee, Shi Zhanhui, et al. A weighted averaging method for signal probabilityof logic circuit combined with reconvergent fan-out structures [J]. Journal of Southeast University (English Edition), 2018, 34 (2): 173-181. [doi:10.3969/j.issn.1003-7985.2018.02.005]

A weighted averaging method for signal probabilityof logic circuit combined with reconvergent fan-out structures()

Journal of Southeast University (English Edition)[ISSN:1003-7985/CN:32-1325/N]

2018 2
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A weighted averaging method for signal probabilityof logic circuit combined with reconvergent fan-out structures
Xiao Jie Ma Weifeng William Lee Shi Zhanhui
College of Computer Science and Technology, Zhejiang University of Technology, Hangzhou 310023, China
improved weighted averaging algorithm signal probability estimation gate error rate combinational logic circuits
By analyzing the structures of circuits, a novel approach for signal probability estimation of very large-scale integration(VLSI)based on the improved weighted averaging algorithm(IWAA)is proposed. Considering the failure probability of the gate, first, the first reconvergent fan-ins corresponding to the reconvergent fan-outs were identified to locate the important signal correlation nodes based on the principle of homologous signal convergence. Secondly, the reconvergent fan-in nodes of the multiple reconverging structure in the circuit were identified by the sensitization path to determine the interference sources to the signal probability calculation. Then, the weighted signal probability was calculated by combining the weighted average approach to correct the signal probability. Finally, the reconvergent fan-out was quantified by the mixed-calculation strategy of signal probability to reduce the impact of multiple reconvergent fan-outs on the accuracy. Simulation results on ISCAS85 benchmarks circuits show that the proposed method has approximate linear time-space consumption with the increase in the number of the gate, and its accuracy is 4.2% higher than that of the IWAA.


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Biography: Xiao Jie(1984—), male, doctor, lecturer, xiaojiexqj@foxmail.com.
Foundation items: The National Natural Science Foundation of China(No.61502422), the Natural Science Foundation of Zhejiang Province(No.LY18F020028, LQ15F020006), the Natural Science Foundation of Zhejiang University of Technology(No.2014XY007).
Citation: Xiao Jie, Ma Weifeng, William Lee, et al. A weighted averaging method for signal probability of logic circuit combined with reconvergent fan-out structures[J].Journal of Southeast University(English Edition), 2018, 34(2):173-181.DOI:10.3969/j.issn.1003-7985.2018.02.005.
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