Modern VLSI Design 4e
Modern VLSI Design 4e



About the Book

Modern VLSI Design, now in its fourth edition, is a complete bottom-up guide to the design of VLSI systems. Carver Mead proposed the "tall thin" model of a VLSI designer; that model is still appropriate today. Effective system designers need to understand fabrication, circuits, logic design, architecture, and tools. Modern VLSI Design gives the fundamental knowledge at each level of abstraction in the VLSI system process.

Coverage includes:

•Reliability and design-for-yield.

•Extensive coverage of logic design, including register-transfer design with HDLs, pipelining, and high-level synthesis.

•IP at all levels of abstraction from gates to processors.

•Modern design problems such as networks-on-chips.

About the Author

Wayne Wolf is the Rhesa "Ray" P. Farmer Distinguished Chair of Embedded Computing Systems and Georgia Research Alliance Eminent Scholar at the Georgia Institute of Technology. Before joining Georgia Tech, Prof. Wolf was with Princeton University from 1989 to 2007 and with AT&T Bell Laboratories from 1984 to 1989. He received his B. S., M. S., and Ph.D. degrees from Stanford University in 1980, 1981, and 1984, respectively. He received the ASEE/CSE and HP Frederick E. Terman Award in 2003 and the IEEE Circuits and Systems Society Education Award in 2006. He is a Fellow of the IEEE and ACM.

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