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Differential Evolution with Group Crossover for Automatic Synthesis of Analog Circuit

  • Ting Wu
  • Jingsong He
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 7928)

Abstract

Analog circuit design is significant and challenging. In this paper, we propose a group-crossover-based variable-length differential evolution (GVDE) for automatic synthesis of analog circuit. We present two experimental results obtained using the proposed GVDE, including a low-pass filter and an inverting amplifier. The results showed that GVDE is able to evolve with variable-length chromosome, which allows both the topology and sizing of analog circuit to be evolved. The proposed GVDE is an efficient algorithmic approach for automatic synthesis of analog circuit.

Keywords

analog circuit design differential evolution variable length evolution group crossover 

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Ting Wu
    • 1
  • Jingsong He
    • 1
  1. 1.Department of Electronic Science and TechnologyUniversity of Science and Technology of ChinaHefeiChina

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