Doc Formal concludes his introduction to formal verification with a practitioner's view of the technology.
Doc Formal begins a two-part series by describing the solid and well-established foundations of formal verification.
Our new columnist introduces himself and traces the progress of formal verification over the last two decades. Join the discussion.
High-level synthesis provides a way to explore hardware architectures to come up with the most efficient implementation for a given situation. But it has taken time for verification techniques to catch up with the idea and ensure design and architecture match.
The ISO 26262 safety standard lays out a number of best practices for the automotive industry and for suppliers. Formal verification provides a way of streamlining the verification of SoCs that need to conform to the standard.
Agile development started in the software domain but the methodology shows promise for SoC verification. Formal verification techniques can help implement an Agile flow.
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