The recent development of nanoscale materials and assembly techniques has resulting in the manufacturing of high-density computational systems. These systems consist of nanometer-scale elements and are likely to have many manufacturing imperfections (defects); thus, defect-tolerance is considered as one of the most some algorithms for repairing defective crosspoints in a nanoscale crossbar architecture; furthermore we estimate the efficiency and cost-effectiveness of each algorithm. Also, for a given design and manufacturing environment, we propose a cost-driven method to find a balanced solution by which figures of merit such as area, repair time and reconfiguration cost can be taken into account. Probabilistic parameters are utilized in the proposed cost-driven method for added flexibility.
Y. Yellambalase et al., "Cost-Driven Repair of a Nanowire Crossbar Architecture," Proceedings of the 6th IEEE Conference on Nanotechnology (2006, Cincinnati, OH), vol. 1, pp. 347-350, Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE), Jul 2006.
The definitive version is available at http://dx.doi.org/10.1109/NANO.2006.247648
6th IEEE Conference on Nanotechnology: IEEE-NANO (2006: Jul. 17-20, Cincinnati, OH)
Electrical and Computer Engineering
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Cost-Driven Repair; Crosspoints; Nanoscale Materials; Cost Effectiveness; Defects; Numerical Methods; Parameter Estimation; Probability; Repair; Nanowires
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