DOI: 10.1109/isscc.1979.1155882
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Abstract: LSI is successful as a memory element, but is slow to penetrate random logic. H i w will LSI handle its major challenge: customize chips for logic applications? The design of an LSI is a complex project, involving teams from different disciplines for many months. The outcome is uncertain, the cost is high and modifications are painful when improvement of a function or correction of an error is required. Those high stakes restrict the use of LS~ls to areas where large quantities can be foreseen. Random access …

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