On logic synthesis of conventionally hard to synthesize circuits using genetic programming

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@InProceedings{Fiser:2010:DDECS,
  author =       "Petr Fiser and Jan Schmidt and Zdenek Vasicek and 
                 Lukas Sekanina",
  title =        "On logic synthesis of conventionally hard to
                 synthesize circuits using genetic programming",
  booktitle =    "13th IEEE International Symposium on Design and
                 Diagnostics of Electronic Circuits and Systems (DDECS),
                 2010",
  year =         "2010",
  month =        apr,
  pages =        "346--351",
  abstract =     "Recently, it has been shown that synthesis of some
                 circuits is quite difficult for conventional methods.
                 In this paper we present a method of minimisation of
                 multi-level logic networks which can solve these
                 difficult circuit instances. The synthesis problem is
                 transformed on the search problem. A search algorithm
                 called Cartesian genetic programming (CGP) is applied
                 to synthesise various difficult circuits. Conventional
                 circuit synthesis usually fails for these difficult
                 circuits; specific synthesis processes must be employed
                 to obtain satisfactory results. We have found that CGP
                 is able to implicitly discover new efficient circuit
                 structures. Thus, it is able to optimise circuits
                 universally, regardless their structure. The circuit
                 optimization by CGP has been found especially efficient
                 when applied to circuits already optimized by a
                 conventional synthesis. The total runtime is reduced,
                 while the result quality is improved further more.",
  keywords =     "genetic algorithms, genetic programming, Cartesian
                 genetic programming, circuit optimisation, circuit
                 synthesis, logic synthesis, multilevel logic networks,
                 search algorithm, specific synthesis processes, logic
                 design, search problems",
  DOI =          "doi:10.1109/DDECS.2010.5491755",
  notes =        "Also known as \cite{5491755}",
}

Genetic Programming entries for Petr Fiser Jan Schmidt Zdenek Vasicek Lukas Sekanina

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