DOI: 10.1109/date.2004.1268958
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Abstract: In this paper, we present a fast algorithm for finding empty area on the FPGA surface with some rectangular tasks placed on it. We use a staircase datastructure to report the empty area in the form of a list of maximal empty rectangles. We model the FPGA surface using an innovative encoding scheme that improves runtime and reduces memory requirement of our algorithm. Worst-case time complexity of our algorithm is O(xy) where x is number of columns, y is number of rows and x.y is the total number of cells on t…

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