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Lawrence Pileggi, Majid Sarrafzadeh, Sharad Malik, Abhijeet Chakraborty, Archie Li, Robert Eugene Shortt, Christopher Dunn, David Gluss, Dennis Yamamoto, Dinesh Gaitonde, Douglas B Boyle, Emre Tuncer, Eric McCaughrin, Feroze Peshotan Taraporevala, Gary K Yeap, James S Koford, Joseph T Rahmeh, Lilly Shieh, Salil R Raje, Sam Jung Kim, Satamurthy Pullela, Yau Tsun Steven Li, Tong Gao: Method for design optimization using logical and physical information. Monterey Design Systems, Edward C Kwok, Skjerven Morrill MacPherson, September 4, 2001: US06286128 (109 worldwide citation)

A method for design optimization using logical and physical information is provided. In one embodiment, a method for design optimization using logical and physical information, includes receiving a behavioral description of an integrated circuit or a portion of an integrated circuit, optimizing plac ...


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Majid Sarrafzadeh, Lawrence Pileggi, Sharad Malik, Feroze Peshotan Taraporevala, Abhijeet Chakraborty, Gary K Yeap, Salil R Raje, Lilly Shieh, Douglas B Boyle, Dennis Yamamoto: Placement method for integrated circuit design using topo-clustering. Monterey Design Systems, Vierra Magen Marcus, Harmon & DeNiro, August 27, 2002: US06442743 (64 worldwide citation)

The disclosure describes a placement method for the physical design of integrated circuits in which natural topological feature clusters are discovered and exploited during the placement process is disclosed. Topo-clusters drive initial placement, with all of the gates of a topo-cluster being placed ...


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Nicholas A Terrafranca Jr, Majid Sarrafzadeh, Eric Collins, Foad Dabiri, Hyduke Noshadi, Tammara Massey: Foot pressure alert and sensing system. The Regents of The University of California, Medisens Wireless, June 1, 2010: US07726206 (38 worldwide citation)

This invention relates to a system that continuously monitors pressure and force on the foot, analyzes and visualizes the pressure and force exerted on said foot in real-time. The invention measures pressure and force applied to a plurality of sensors placed in various points of an orthotic, shoe, s ...


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Majid Sarrafzadeh, Lawrence Pileggi, Sharad Malik, Feroze Peshotan Taraporevala, Abhijeet Chakraborty, Gary K Yeap, Salil R Raje, Lilly Shieh, Douglas B Boyle, Dennis Yamamoto: Placement method for integrated circuit design using topo-clustering. Synopsys, Bever Hoffman & Harms, John M Kubodera, November 1, 2005: US06961916 (23 worldwide citation)

The present invention, generally speaking, provides a placement method for the physical design of integrated circuits in which natural topological feature clusters (topo-clusters) are discovered and exploited during the placement process. Topo-clusters may be formed based on various criteria includi ...


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Lawrence Pileggi, Christopher Dunn, Satyamurthy Pullela, Majid Sarrafzadeh, Tong Gao, Salil Raje: Method and system for progressive clock tree or mesh construction concurrently with physical design. Monterey Design Systems, Vierra Magen Marcus Harmon & DeNiro, November 18, 2003: US06651232 (19 worldwide citation)

Progressively optimized clock tree/mesh construction is performed concurrently with placement of all remaining objects. Clock tree/mesh is specified loosely for initial placement, then followed by progressive detailed placement. In particular, preferred approach provides automated and reliable solut ...


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Majid Sarrafzadeh, Salil R Raje: Placement method for integrated circuit design using topo-clustering. Synopsys, Bever Hoffman & Harms, Jeanette S Harms, February 1, 2005: US06851099 (15 worldwide citation)

The present invention, generally speaking, provides a placement method for the physical design of integrated circuits in which natural topological feature clusters (topo-clusters) are discovered and exploited during the placement process. Initial placement and placement refinement may be performed h ...


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Majid Sarrafzadeh, Wenyao Xu, Ming Chun Huang, Nitin Raut, Behrooz Yadegar: Fabric-based pressure sensor arrays and methods for data analysis. THE REGENTS OF THE UNIVERSITY OF CALIFORNIA, MEDISENS WIRELESS, Foley & Lardner, Cliff Z Liu, Angela D Murch, March 1, 2016: US09271665 (13 worldwide citation)

A fabric-based pressure sensor array includes: (1) a first layer including M elongated conductive strips coated thereon; (2) a second layer including N elongated conductive strips coated thereon, the M elongated conductive strips extending crosswise relative to the N elongated conductive strips to d ...


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Christian Behrenbruch, William Kaiser, Majid Sarrafzadeh, Maxim Batalin: Apparatus and method for implementing a mobility aid device. The Regents of the University of California, Foley & Lardner, Cliff Z Liu, Angela D Murch, March 10, 2015: US08974232 (6 worldwide citation)

A computer readable storage medium includes executable instructions to receive sensor data measurements associated with usage of a mobility aid device and extract sensor feature parameters from the sensor data measurements. The computer readable storage medium further includes executable instruction ...


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Lawrence Pileggi, Majid Sarrafzadeh, Gary K Yeap, Feroze Peshotan Taraporevala, Tong Gao, Douglas B Boyle: System and method for concurrent placement of gates and associated wiring. Monterey Design Systems, Vierra Magen Marcus Harmon & DeNiro, May 7, 2002: US06385760 (6 worldwide citation)

A design tool for integrated circuits includes a placement tool which places logic gates and interconnect components concurrently. Probabilistic interconnect models are used to represent the collection of possible interconnect routings that provide acceptable circuit performance and routing area.


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Majid Sarrafzadeh, William Kaiser, Alireza Mehrnia, Barbara M Bates Jensen, Frank Wang, Michael Flesch, Joseph Boystak, Yeung Lam: SEM scanner sensing apparatus, system and methodology for early detection of ulcers. The Regents of the University of California, Bruin Biometrics, David R Marsh, Arnold & Porter, July 26, 2016: US09398879 (3 worldwide citation)

A handheld, conforming capacitive sensing apparatus configured to measure Sub-Epidermal Moisture (SEM) as a mean to detect and monitor the formation of pressure ulcers. The device incorporates an array of electrodes which are excited to measure and scan SEM in a programmable and multiplexed manner b ...