Advance Programme of IFIP WG 10.5 Workshop on Applications of the Reed-Muller Expansion in Circuit Design Hamburg, Germany September 16-17, 1993 (between t-Workshop and Euro-DAC) About the Workshop: This workshop focuses on the application of AND-ExOR expressions like the Reed- Muller expansions, the Kroenecker expansions, the Exclusive-OR Sum-of-Products form (ESOPs) and others to various aspects of circuit design and implementation. AND-ExOR expressions are representations of Boolean functions using ExOR polynomials which are known to be of lower complexity and can lead to easier testable implementations than the Sum-of-Products form. The goal of this workshop is to bring together researchers to discuss new approaches in efficient minimization algorithms for AND-ExOR expressions, and to compare OR-based with EXOR-based representations. The Program Committee selected 26 papers. These will be presented in 5 sessions. A session will take 2 hours, 1 hour for 4 oral presentations taking 15 minutes each, and one hour for a poster session. During this poster session each speaker will present his ideas on an additional poster, to allow extended discussions. Also one poster-only presentation will take place during each poster session. The workshop will be held at the University Hamburg, Library of the Dept. of Chemistry (Building No. 32), Martin-Luther-King-Pl. 6, near the Congress Center Hamburg. Sponsors: This workshop is sponsored by IFIP 10.5. Information: For Information about this workshop please contact: Prof. W. Rosenstiel Wilhelm-Schickard-Institut fuer Informatik Sand 13 72076 Tuebingen Germany Phone ++49-7071-295482 Fax ++49-7071-610399 email email@example.com Program and Organization Committee: - U. Kebschull University of Tuebingen, Germany - M. A. Perkowski Portland State University, USA - R. Rudell Synopsys Corp. , USA - T. Sasao Kyushu Inst. of Technology , Japan - J. Saul University of Bristol, UK - E. Schubert University of Tuebingen, Germany Proceedings: A handout will be distributed to the workshop participants. Registration Information: Workshop fees: Advance registration (Until August 15) DM 200,- Late registration (After August 15) DM 250,- The above fees include admission to all workshop events Thursday thru Friday, Lunch on Thursday and Friday and the Thursday Conference Dinner, and a handout. Special rates available on site only: Students DM 60,- Students must register at-conference and must present a valid Student Identification. Student registration includes lunch and a handout, it does not include the Conference Dinner. Important registration instructions: 1. Full payment in Deutsch Marks or a copy of the bank transfer MUST accompany registration. 2. To qualify for the lower rate, all Advance Registrations must be postmarked no later than August 15. 3. Register one person per form (copy adjacent form as needed). 4. Payment must be made in Deutsch Marks (free of any bank transfer charges) either by check made payable to "Wilhelm-Schickard-Institut" or by transfer to account Number 67340008 at Volksbank Ammerbuch, BLZ 64161397 and made payable to "Wilhelm-Schickard-Institut". 5. Please use the keyword "IFIP-Reed-Muller-Workshop" for payment! 6. Telephone registrations will not be accepted. Hotel Reservations: Following hotels will accept your reservations until August 15: Hotel Am Holstenwall Phone: ++49-40-314051, Fax: ++49-40-316264 single room: DM 192,- double room: DM 268,- Hotel Baseler Hof Phone: ++49-40-359060, Fax: ++49-40-35906918 single room: DM 145,- Motel Hamburg Phone: ++49-40-4204141, Fax: ++49-40-4229905 single room: DM 130,- All these hotels are within 2km distance from the workshop location. Please do your reservations on your own with keyword "Reed-Muller-Workshop". Reservations can be done for the workshop and the period of Euro-DAC. After August 15 room reservations will be very difficult! Technical Program: Thursday, 16 September, 1993 9.00-11.00 Session A: OR- vs. EXOR-based representations (W. Rosenstiel) A1 - Towards a Mixed Exclusive-/Inclusive-OR Factored Form, J. Saul A2 - The Complexity of Mod-2 Sum PLA's for Symmetric Functions U. Rollwage A3 - How much ExOR Improves on OR? C. Damm A4 - Minimization of AND-ExOR expressions B. Steinbach, and G. Kempe A5 - XOR Canonical Forms of Switching Functions (Poster) M.A. Perkowski, A. Sarabi, and F.R. Beyl A6 - Reed-Muller Integrated Research/Teaching/Design Environment (Demo Presentation) M.J. Perkowski 11.00-11.15 Coffee Break 11.15-13.15 Session B: Logic Synthesis Methods (T. Sasao) B1 - Multilevel Logic Synthesis for Cellular FPGAs Based on Orthogonal Expansions I. Schaefer, M.A. Perkowski, and H. Wu. B2 - A Fundamental Theorem for EXOR Circuits M.A. Perkowski B3 - Synthesis of Multi-level Reed Muller Circuits using Matrix Transformations G. Lee, J.-Y. Chang, T.T. Hwang, Mary J. Irwin, and Robert M. Owens B4 - Optimization of the Reed-Muller Exclusive-OR Expansions with Mixed Polarity for Completely and Incompletely Specified Functions M.K. Habib B5 - A Numerical Method for Reed-Muller Circuit Synthesis (Poster) M.A. Thornton and V.S.S. Nair 13.15-15.00 Lunch Break 15.00-17.00 Session C: Theoretical studies (M.A. Perkowski) C1 - Fast Walsh Transform Computation with Binary Decision Diagram E.M. Clarke, X. Zhao, M. Fujita, and Y. Matsunaga C2 - Spectral Transforms for Large Boolean Functions with Applications to Technology Mapping E.M. Clarke, K.L. McMillan, X. Zhao, and M. Fujita C3 - An Exact Minimization of AND-EXOR Expressions Using BDDs T. Sasao C4 - LP Characteristic Vector of Logic Functions N. Koda and T. Sasao C5 - Multilevel Logic Minimization Using K-map XOR Patterns (Poster) R.F. Tinder C6 - Estimations of Shennon's Function for Polarity Reed-Muller Expressions (Poster) V. Suprun Friday, 17 september, 1993 9.00-11.00 Session D: Testability Aspects (J. Saul) D1 - Rapid Prototyping of Fully Testable Multi-Level AND/ExOR Networks R. Drechsler and B. Becker D2 - Testability of a Class of Multi-level Reed Muller Circuits G. Lee, M. Hwang, Mary Jane Irwin, and Robert M. Owens D3 - Minimization of Parity-Checked Fault-Secure AND/EXOR Networks M. Eggerstedt, N. Hendrich, and K. von der Heide D4 - Design for Testability Properties of AND/XOR Networks A. Sarabi and M.A. Perkowski. D5 - An Approach to PLA Test Pattern Generation Using Reed-Muller Networks (Poster) M. Riege and W. Anheier 11.00-11.15 Coffee Break 11.15-13.00 Session E: Graph-based Representations (M. Fujita) E1 - On the Implementation of a Package for Efficient Representation and Manipulation of Functional Decision Diagrams B. Becker, R. Drechsler, and M. Theobald E2 - Mod-2-OBBDs -- a Generalization of OBDDs and EXOR-Sum-of- Products J. Gergov and C. Meinel E3 - Some Optimizations for Functional Decision Diagrams E. Schubert, U. Kebschull, and W. Rosenstiel E4 - Reed-Muller Binary Decision Diagrams (Poster) L. McKenzie, L. Xu, and A.E.A. Almaini 13.00 Closing Session & Lunch IFIP WG 10.5 Workshop on Applications of the Reed-Muller Expansion in Circuit Design Registration Form To register, mail this form or a copy of this form with payment to: IFIP-Reed-Muller-Workshop Technische Informatik WSI Sand 13 72076 Tuebingen Germany (Fax: ++49-7071-610399) ----------------------------------------------- cut here ---------------------- (Please type or print clearly, this information will be used to print your identification badge!) 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