Scot Woodward Phones & Addresses

  • Santa Clara, CA
  • Canoga Park, CA
  • San Luis Obispo, CA
  • Winnetka, CA
  • Santa Barbara, CA
  • San Jose, CA
  • Littleton, CO
  • 20955 Kittridge St #A304, Canoga Park, CA 91303


Position: Production Occupations


Degree: Associate degree or higher


Us Patents

Method And Apparatus Of Relative Datapath Cell Placement With Structure Bonding

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US Patent:
6792585, Sep 14, 2004
Jan 26, 2000
Appl. No.:
Tsu-Wei Ku - Cupertino CA
Scot A. Woodward - Santa Clara CA
Duan-Ping Chen - San Jose CA
Wei-Kong Chia - Los Altos CA
Arcadia Design Systems, Inc. - San Jose CA
International Classification:
G06F 1750
US Classification:
716 10, 716 8, 716 13
The invention discloses a relative structure placement of datapath of cell instances in a column structure, a row structure, or an array structure. To encourage placement of a desirable structure, pseudo cells, pseudo pins, and pseudo nets are selected to be placed at certain locations with respect to real cell instances. The end result produces a cluster of real cell instances that form a desirable structure while minimizing the length of nets. The invention further discloses a non-uniform partitioning of a density map for calculating a force update vector. The partitioning is taken over a region A to compute Riemann sum approximations of a function F over the region A. A force update vector is calculated for a given cell instance within the region A where neighboring cell instances have an exponentially larger grid size as cell instances extend further away from the given cell instance.
Scot A Woodward from Santa Clara, CA, age ~53 Get Report