Published in Welling, M., Tragoudas, S., & Wang, H. (2005). A minimum cut based re-synthesis approach. Proceedings of the Sixth International Symposium on Quality Electronic Design (ISQED’05), 202-207. doi: 10.1109/ISQED.2005.9 ©2005 IEEE. Personal use of this material is permitted. However, permission to reprint/republish this material for advertising or promotional purposes or for creating new collective works for resale or redistribution to servers or lists, or to reuse any copyrighted component of this work in other works must be obtained from the IEEE. This material is presented to ensure timely dissemination of scholarly and technical work. Copyright and all rights therein are retained by authors or by other copyright holders. All persons copying this information are expected to adhere to the terms and constraints invoked by each author's copyright. In most cases, these works may not be reposted without the explicit permission of the copyright holder.


A new re-synthesis approach that benefits from min-cut based partitioning is proposed. This divide and conquer approach is shown to improve the performance of existing synthesis tools on a variety of benchmarks.