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A set of tools for VHDL design

  • Peter Reintjes
Conference paper
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 636)

Abstract

Prolog is uniquely suited to be an implementation language for electronic circuit design tools. Its strength in language processing and basis in logic make it a perfect environment for manipulating the formal languages used to describe logical systems. Furthermore, language-oriented design, in which the hardware designer writes, compiles, and tests textual hardware descriptions has become increasingly important. Prolog meets this need for a powerful, language-oriented, software development environment.

Keywords

Logic Program Language Specification Logic Synthesis Node Identifier Software Development Environment 
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© Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg 1992

Authors and Affiliations

  • Peter Reintjes
    • 1
  1. 1.DAZIX/Intergraph CorporationGermany

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