Prof. Ing. Lukáš Sekanina, Ph.D.

SEKANINA Lukáš. Evolutionary Design of Gate-Level Polymorphic Digital Circuits. In: Applications of Evolutionary Computation. Berlin: Springer Verlag, 2005, pp. 185-194. ISBN 978-3-540-25396-9.
Publication language:english
Original title:Evolutionary Design of Gate-Level Polymorphic Digital Circuits
Title (cs):Evoluční návrh polymorfních číslicových obvodů na úrovni hradel
Proceedings:Applications of Evolutionary Computation
Conference:The 2nd European Workshop on Evolutionary Computation in Hardware Optimisation
Series:LNCS 3449
Place:Berlin, DE
Publisher:Springer Verlag
evolutionary design, digital circuits, polymorphic electronics
A method for the evolutionary design of polymorphic digital combinational circuits is proposed. These circuits are able to perform different functions (e.g. to switch between the adder and multiplier) only as a consequence of the change of a sensitive variable, which can be a power supply voltage, temperature etc. However, multiplexing of standard solutions is not utilized. The evolved circuits exhibit a unique structure composed of multifunctional polymorphic gates considered as building blocks instead. In many cases the area-efficient solutions were discovered for typical tasks of the digital design. We demonstrated that it is useful to combine polymorphic gates and conventional gates in order to obtain the required functionality.
   author = {Luk{\'{a}}{\v{s}} Sekanina},
   title = {Evolutionary Design of Gate-Level Polymorphic
	Digital Circuits},
   pages = {185--194},
   booktitle = {Applications of Evolutionary Computation},
   series = {LNCS 3449},
   year = 2005,
   location = {Berlin, DE},
   publisher = {Springer Verlag},
   ISBN = {978-3-540-25396-9},
   language = {english},
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