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Course number and title: EE201A VLSI Design Automation
Credits: 4
Instructor(s)-in-charge: P. Gupta (
Course type: Lecture
Required or Elective: A Circuits and Embeded Systems course.
Course Schedule:
Lecture: 4 hrs
Outside Study: 8 hrs
Office Hours: 2 hrs
Course Assessment:
Homework: Several assignments
Exams: 1 midterm and 1 final
Grading Policy: Typically, 20% homework, 30% midterm, 50% final
Course Prerequisites: EE115C.
Catalog Description: Fundamentals of design automation of VLSI circuits and systems, including introduction to circuit and system platforms such as field programmable gate arrays and multicore systems; high-level synthesis, logic synthesis, and technology mapping; physical design; and testing and verification.  
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Topics covered in the course:
VLSI architectures and sesign methodologies
ASICs and custom design approaches
Special purpose processors
General purpose microprocessors
Computer-aided design tools
Will this course involve computer assignments? YES Will this course have TA(s) when it is offered? NO

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