An Optimal Swarm Intelligence Approach For Test Sequence Restructuring To Conserve Power Usage In VLSI Testing

International Journal of Computer Trends and Technology (IJCTT)          
© - October Issue 2013 by IJCTT Journal
Volume-4 Issue-10                           
Year of Publication : 2013
Authors :Y. Sreenivasula Goud, Dr.B.K.Madhavi


Y. Sreenivasula Goud, Dr.B.K.Madhavi."An Optimal Swarm Intelligence Approach For Test Sequence Restructuring To Conserve Power Usage In VLSI Testing"International Journal of Computer Trends and Technology (IJCTT),V4(10):3693-3696 October Issue 2013 .ISSN Published by Seventh Sense Research Group.

Abstract:-  Energy dissipation during testing has been discovered to be more than during regular mode due to increased switching activity. Test Sequence restructuring approach helps mitigate this problem as it allows the decrease of switching action during testing. This research presents a new Test Sequence restructuring approach. A cross model of genetic and pharaonis algorithms devised to restructure the test sequence. The model devised here is empirically verified with ISCAS’85standard circuits that evident the minimization of switching activity to approximately to 32%.


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Keywords :— VLSI testing, swarm intelligence Testing, Test Sequence Restructuring,