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The Synthesis of Stochastic Circuits for Nanoscale Computation

Weikang Qian, John Backes, Marc D. Riedel
2009 International Journal of Nanotechnology and Molecular Computation  
Summary of Synthesis Procedure In summary, our procedure for synthesizing a stochastic circuit consists of the following five steps: 1. Build a *BMD for each output of the circuit. 2.  ...  For example, as-IWLS '93 set to test our synthesis technique. sume that for a given combination of inputs, (For sequential circuits in this group, we have the outputs of the stochastic circuit are extracted  ... 
doi:10.4018/jnmc.2009120903 fatcat:n7cfykahpfertlea2vx2sl2cwe

The Synthesis of Stochastic Circuits for Nanoscale Computation [chapter]

Weikang Qian, John Backes, Marc D. Riedel
Theoretical and Technological Advancements in Nanotechnology and Molecular Computation  
SYNTHESIS OF STOCHASTIC CIRCUITS Our synthesis procedure begins with the specification of a combinational circuit, say in the form of a netlist, and produces a stochastic design consisting of shuffled  ...  Summary of Synthesis Procedure In summary, our procedure for synthesizing a stochastic circuit consists of the following five steps: 1. Build a *BMD for each output of the circuit. 2.  ... 
doi:10.4018/9781609601867.ch018 fatcat:wznkgqfhencj3ktfooe75vaqki

The Synthesis of Stochastic Circuits for Nanoscale Computation [chapter]

Weikang Qian, John Backes, Marc D. Riedel
Theoretical and Technological Advancements in Nanotechnology and Molecular Computation  
SYNTHESIS OF STOCHASTIC CIRCUITS Our synthesis procedure begins with the specification of a combinational circuit, say in the form of a netlist, and produces a stochastic design consisting of shuffled  ...  Summary of Synthesis Procedure In summary, our procedure for synthesizing a stochastic circuit consists of the following five steps: 1. Build a *BMD for each output of the circuit. 2.  ... 
doi:10.4018/978-1-60960-186-7.ch018 fatcat:qveezqjiv5dm5bdhjo5ydhfv4a

Stochastic computation

Naresh R. Shanbhag, Rami A. Abdallah, Rakesh Kumar, Douglas L. Jones
2010 Proceedings of the 47th Design Automation Conference on - DAC '10  
Stochastic computation, as presented in this paper, exploits the statistical nature of application-level performance metrics, and matches it to the statistical attributes of the underlying device and circuit  ...  This paper traces the roots of stochastic computing from the Von Neumann era into its current form. Design and CAD challenges are described.  ...  Stochastic computing views nanoscale circuit fabrics as noisy communication channels and networks (see Fig. 1 (a)), and incorporates statistical behavioral models of the circuit fabric, to develop communications-inspired  ... 
doi:10.1145/1837274.1837491 dblp:conf/dac/ShanbhagAKJ10 fatcat:3rpvtrbr2vanfjqbg43be44ppi

Tutorial T6: Robust Design of Nanoscale Circuits in the Presence of Process Variations

Sarma Vrudhula, Sarvesh Bhardwaj
2007 20th International Conference on VLSI Design held jointly with 6th International Conference on Embedded Systems (VLSID'07)  
These variations result in a significant amount of spread in the performance as well as leakage of the manufactured circuits.  ...  The lack of process uniformity in the semiconductor manufacturing has caused variability to become the primary cause of concern for nanometer scale CMOS design.  ...  These include stochastic models and methods for the analysis and optimization of power and performance of deep submicron VLSI circuits in the presence of process variations; energy optimization of battery  ... 
doi:10.1109/vlsid.2007.170 dblp:conf/vlsid/VrudhulaB07 fatcat:olabgngt4raidbfhpipixuhxn4

Architectures for silicon nanoelectronics and beyond

R.I. Bahar, C. Lau, D. Hammerstrom, D. Marculescu, J. Harlow, A. Orailoglu, W.H. Joyner, M. Pedram
2007 Computer  
We define nanoarchitecture as the organization of basic computational structures composed of nanoscale devices assembled into a system that computes something useful.  ...  Researchers must emphasize the complementary architectural and system issues involved in deploying these new technologies and push for greater collaboration at all levels: devices, circuits, architecture  ...  Acknowledgments This article is the result of a workshop sponsored by the National Science Foundation, grant CCF-0541927, the Semiconductor Research Corp., Portland State University, and the Oregon Nanosciences  ... 
doi:10.1109/mc.2007.7 fatcat:gp72twusgjdn5b5kh6sehsnpqm

Approximate Computing: From Circuits to Applications

Weiqiang Liu, Fabrizio Lombardi, Michael Schulte
2020 Proceedings of the IEEE  
The basic principles of approximate computing are found across the entire computing stack: devices exhibit approximate behavior at reduced nanoscale dimensions, circuits can be redesigned to better fit  ...  Design metrics and analytical approaches have been proposed for the evaluation of approximate circuits, such as adders and multipliers.  ...  Synthesis, Testing, and Security of Approximate Computing Circuits and Systems A Survey of Testing Techniques for Approximate Integrated Circuits by M. Traiola, A. Virazel, P. Girard, M.  ... 
doi:10.1109/jproc.2020.3033361 fatcat:ydu7l65envhendynfccof3gjri

Estimation of Mathematical Function by Stochastic Logic

Raksha Wadhekar
2020 International Journal for Research in Applied Science and Engineering Technology  
Owning to these complications an alternative method for computing technique called stochastic logic.  ...  On the other hand increasing number of transistors leads to leakage current so Circuit becomes unreliable.  ...  This paper will focus on study of synthesis techniques for general purpose computation. Their future work is completely focused on stochastic design of a microprocessor.  ... 
doi:10.22214/ijraset.2020.2094 fatcat:mehsfgcfbjalvaoofyy6zf7ali

A Review of Statistical Methods for Quality Improvement and Control in Nanotechnology

Jye-Chyi Lu, Shuen-Lin Jeng, Kaibo Wang
2009 Journal of QualityTechnology  
Besides advances in physics, chemistry, biology, and other science-based technologies, the use of statistical methods has also helped the rapid development of nanotechnology in terms of data collection  ...  This field is expected to affect every sector of our economy and daily life in the near future.  ...  Acknowledgments The authors would like to thank the editor and the anonymous referees for their insightful comments and suggestions, which have helped improve the quality of this review greatly. Dr.  ... 
doi:10.1080/00224065.2009.11917770 fatcat:izaiqisx6nftpdmqvceghmjpgq

Stochastic Gradient Descent Inspired Training Technique for a CMOS/Nano Memristive Trainable Threshold Gate Array

Harika Manem, Jeyavijayan Rajendran, Garrett S. Rose
2012 IEEE Transactions on Circuits and Systems Part 1: Regular Papers  
, 2014 (submitted) • Security Theory of Emerging Nanoscale Devices, MURI Grant, Air Force Office of Scientific Research, US $7,500,000, 2014 (not awarded) My advisor is the PI/Co-PI in the above grants  ...  Alvin Wei, A SAT-based tool for camouflaging, 2013 (Stuyvesant High School) (Semifinalist, Intel's Science Talent Search Competition, 2014) Proceedings of the IEEE, IEEE Transactions on Computers, IEEE  ... 
doi:10.1109/tcsi.2012.2190665 fatcat:cbtnuhcjojeibd2yixdbs7qh74

An ultra-fast parallel architecture using sequential circuits computing on random bits

Daran Cai, Ang Wang, Ge Song, Weikang Qian
2013 2013 IEEE International Symposium on Circuits and Systems (ISCAS2013)  
Digital computation on stochastic bit streams is a nonconventional type of computation, which uses digital circuits to process probabilistic inputs.  ...  In this work, we propose a novel design methodology for synthesizing sequential circuits that compute on stochastic bit streams, which does not require a long computation delay.  ...  ACKNOWLEDGEMENT This work is supported by a grant from the National Natural Science Foundation of China (NSFC), Project No. 61204042, and a grant from the Shanghai Jiao Tong University Undergraduate Innovation  ... 
doi:10.1109/iscas.2013.6572316 dblp:conf/iscas/CaiWSQ13 fatcat:xqpjmr7qzzbpbfi72uz276t5xe

Multidisciplinary approaches in theory, applications and modeling of nanoscale systems

Roderick V.N. Melnik
2013 Mathematics of Quantum Technologies  
hand and mathematical, statistical, and computational tools on the other.  ...  The unique feature of NanoMMTA is its focus on the interface between the study, development, and application of systems at the nanoscale with theoretical methods and experimental techniques on the one  ...  Processing methods at the nanoscale, synthesis, nanofabrication, self-assembly Nanoscale manufacturing, materials synthesis techniques and materials characterization rely not only on advanced experimental  ... 
doi:10.2478/nsmmt-2013-0001 fatcat:z4rq6s4yvjhfdjg4wbjaqzlzbe

System-assisted analog mixed-signal design

N Shanbhag, A Singer
2011 2011 Design, Automation & Test in Europe  
This comprehensive systems-level view enables us to compensate for impairments of not just the physical communication channel but also the intervening circuit blocks, most notably the analog/mixed-signal  ...  The benefits of the proposed system-aware mixed-signal design approach are illustrated in the context of analog-to-digital converters (ADCs) for high-speed links.  ...  Stochastic computing exploits the statistical nature of application-level performance metrics of emerging applications, and matches it to the statistical attributes of the underlying device and circuit  ... 
doi:10.1109/date.2011.5763242 dblp:conf/date/ShanbhagS11 fatcat:ceoqydlz2jhkxhx2aiahnx3dbm

Track Structure

2021 2021 IEEE International Symposium on Circuits and Systems (ISCAS)  
4.8 Circuits and Systems for enhanced DC-DC switch-mode power supplies 4.9 Computer-Aided Tools and Analysis of Power & Energy Systems 4.10 Modeling, Dynamics and Control of Energy Grids and Systems 4.11  ...  Technologies 8.4 Neuromorphic and Event-based Systems 8.5 Stochastic and Probabilistic Computing 8.6 In-Memory Neuromorphic Computing 8.7 9.1 Circuit Theory 9.2 Complex Networks Analysis, Graph  ... 
doi:10.1109/iscas51556.2021.9401320 fatcat:tm6yhz425zfnpn5upt6mmispwq

A Case for CMOS/nano co-design

Matthew M. Ziegler, Mircea R. Stan
2002 Computer-Aided Design (ICCAD), IEEE International Conference on  
The challenge of extending Moore's Law past the physical and economic barriers of present semiconductor technologies calls for novel nanoelectronic solutions.  ...  Circuits composed of mixed silicon semiconductors and nanoelectronics can provide a means for gradually switching technology paradigms. We suggest a design methodology to accompany this concept.  ...  For example, the critical path of the circuit may be allocating to the technology that can perform faster computation.  ... 
doi:10.1145/774572.774624 dblp:conf/iccad/ZieglerS02 fatcat:sgwgeea6d5cf7d7ixyodav5g5a
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