Automatic addition of reset in asynchronous sequential control circuits

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Publication Type pre-print
School or College College of Engineering
Department Electrical & Computer Engineering
Creator Stevens, Kenneth
Other Author Vij, Vikas S.
Title Automatic addition of reset in asynchronous sequential control circuits
Date 2014-01-01
Description Asynchronous finite state machines (AFSMs) usually require initialization to place them in a desired starting state. This normally occurs by toggling a reset signal upon power-up. This paper presents an algorithm to automatically generate power-up reset circuitry thus adding reset to an AFSM after technology mapping. This approach is independent of design methodology since it is applied to a gate netlist. The algorithm ensures all combinational cycles and primary outputs in the circuit are initialized. Options exist in reset generation to minimize the power or performance impact on the AFSM. Results are reported for applying this algorithm to designs of varying size and complexity.
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Publisher Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE)
First Page 374
Last Page 379
Language eng
Bibliographic Citation Vij, V. S., & Stevens, K. S. (2013). Automatic addition of reset in asynchronous sequential control circuits. IEEE/IFIP International Conference on VLSI and System-on-Chip, VLSI-SoC, 6673312, 374-9.
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Date Created 2014-05-19
Date Modified 2021-05-06
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