Expert Insights - EDA

Michael Chen  |  October 14, 2017

Making security a profit center for silicon

The assumption has been that extra security eats into profit margins. But with some lateral thinking it can actually improve the bottom line.
Ashish Darbari  |  August 31, 2017

Doc Formal: The evolution of formal verification – Part Two

Doc Formal concludes his introduction to formal verification with a practitioner's view of the technology.
Ashish Darbari  |  July 21, 2017

Doc Formal: The evolution of formal verification – Part One

Doc Formal begins a two-part series by describing the solid and well-established foundations of formal verification.
Ashish Darbari  |  May 22, 2017

Introducing Doc Formal: the journey so far

Our new columnist introduces himself and traces the progress of formal verification over the last two decades. Join the discussion.
Paul Dempsey  |  May 15, 2017

The Wally Rhines interview – Part Two: AI, automotive and security

This second part looks at Mentor's views on flow neutrality, how DRS360 was born, machine learning and the threat from embedded Trojans.
Paul Dempsey  |  May 8, 2017

The Wally Rhines interview – Part One: Mentor as a Siemens business

Our extended fireside chat with Mentor Chairman and CEO Wally Rhines begins by canvassing his thoughts now the Siemens deal is done.
Sanjana Bhattacharya  |  April 26, 2017

Eight tips for performing effective unreachability analysis

Unreachability analysis can help find design code that can never be executed, helping verification engineers refine their coverage goals.
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Ron Press  |  April 10, 2017

Drawing on hierarchical DFT to benefit all designs and flows

Hierarchical DFT is vital for large, complex designs. Users still to transition to the technique can nevertheless exploit its pattern reuse strategies as they move toward adoption.
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Anders Nordstrom  |  March 28, 2017

Are you testing your test?

Using formal core coverage to understand the effectiveness of formal coverage verification strategies in SoC design.
Paul Dempsey  |  March 15, 2017

DVCon China launches this April in Shanghai

DVCon China general chair Andy Liu discusses Accellera’s new addition to its design and verification conference series (简体中文).
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