Capo: robust and scalable open-source min-cut floorplacer. In this invited note we describe Capo, an open-source software tool for cell placement, mixed-size placement and floorplanning with emphasis on routability. Capo is among the fastest academic placers and scales to millions of movable objects. This note surveys the overall structure of Capo, discusses recent improvements and describes ongoing research.

This software is also peer reviewed by journal TOMS.

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