silicon compiler


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silicon compiler

Software that translates the electronic design of a chip into the layout of the logic gates, including the actual masking from one transistor to another. The source of the compilation is either a high-level description or the netlist. See HDL, netlist and logic synthesis.
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In Chapter 3 - Computer-Aided Designs, which develops automatic design tools for signal processing, deals with Silicon compilers and their necessary tools are introduced.