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June 18, 2017

Portable stimulus

Accellera's Portable Stimulus standard aims to improve verification efficiency and the reuse of test IP across the entire design life cycle.
February 23, 2017
Cache verification involves checking multiple scenarios

Cache-coherency checks call on portable stimulus

Portable stimulus and formal verification provide the means to handle the challenge of verifying cache-coherent SoC interconnects.
July 15, 2016
Hans van der Schoot is a methodologist in the Emulation division of Mentor Graphics

Team UVM and emulation for testbench acceleration

To verify large, complex designs and meet time-to-market, you must use both simulation and emulation.
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February 29, 2016
How to expose X-optimism issues in ASIC and FPGA Design by Lisa Piper

How to expose X-optimism issues in ASIC and FPGA design

Static analysis offers a powerful way of identifying potential X-optimism problems before simulation. The article defines the issue and describes an established solution.
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December 9, 2015
Emulation IoT Networking Challenges

Emulation overcomes the five main IoT and networking verification challenges

More protocols, multibillion-gate designs, minimized power, burgeoning software and, for networking, hundreds of switch and router ports emphasize the need for scalable, virtualized emulation.
October 28, 2014
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Harness virtual machines to create an efficient ‘live’ hybrid testbench

This 'how to' guide shows how to combine the power of emerging and existing technologies for faster, more comprehensive test.
July 3, 2014
Pranav Ashar

It’s time to embrace objective-driven verification

How Wall Street's vastly resourced IT teams already point the way to cheaper, faster and more efficient verification by putting goals not tools first.
May 19, 2014

Verification coverage

Verification coverage attempts to at least provide a partial answer to the question: "How do you know you are finished verifying?" It involves the combination of a number of techniques.
May 28, 2012

Emulation

The value of the emulation market has almost doubled in the last four years as the technique becomes increasingly valuable to hardware/software co-verification.
April 5, 2012

Assertion-based verification

More than half of design companies claim to use ABV but many have yet to deploy full methodologies.

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