1. Introduction

  • Richard Sharp
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 2963)


In 1975 a single Integrated Circuit contained several hundred transistors; by 1980 the number had increased to several thousand. Today, designs fabricated with state-of-the-art VLSI technology often contain several million transistors.


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