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July 17, 2018
Sean Safarpour is the Director of Application Engineering at Synopsys.

Formal fundamentals: what’s hiding behind your constraints

Effective formal verification demands striking a careful balance in the use of constraints – too many slows things down, but too few may let bugs slip through.
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July 9, 2018
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Slash test time by combining hierarchical DFT and channel sharing

A hierarchical methodology removes DFT from the critical path for large designs. The methodology is compatible with other techniques such as channel sharing, which can further reduce ATPG turn-around time and test cost.
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June 18, 2018

Formal fault analysis for ISO 26262: Find faults before they find you

How to use formal fault pruning, injection and sequential equivalency checking to meet the FMEA analysis requirements of the functional safety standard.
June 18, 2018
Andy Ladd is president and CEO of Baum. He has more than 30 years of experience in the electronics industry. Ladd received a Bachelor of Science degree in Computer Engineering from the University of Illinois at Champaign/Urbana, and a Master of Science degree in Engineering from the University of Michigan at Ann Arbor.

Power analysis isn’t just for battery-operated products

Andy Ladd highlights the wide range of peak-power concerns around plugged-in devices.
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June 11, 2018

How emulation’s SoC and SoS advantages begin with transaction-based co-modeling

An introduction to how virtual emulation has fueled the application of co-modeling for complex design verification.
May 31, 2018
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Layout-database file control: the missing link

The authors descirbe a new signature-based approach to resolving the content of layouts in GDSII, OASIS and other formats.
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May 9, 2018

Extend formal property verification to protocol-driven datapaths

Learn how planning and upfront knowledge of the challenges ahead can open up what has seemed a challenging task.
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May 8, 2018
Ashish Darbari is CEO of formal verification consultancy Axiomise.

Doc Formal: Harness the power of invariant-based bug hunting

Ashish Darbari describes a formal technique that fuels a rapid, predictable and highly effective methodology.
May 4, 2018
Dr Lauro Rizzatti, verification consultant

Cutting through the AI hype with OneSpin’s Raik Brinkmann

Lauro Rizzatti gets a reality check on AI for both design tools and designs themselves from the formal verification specialist.
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April 23, 2018
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The three critical data validation points in a design flow

Why design data integrity matters from cell design to tapeout. These techniques will help ensure your validation process is as comprehensive as possible.
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