By Masahiro Fujita
This publication will clarify easy methods to ensure SoC (Systems on Chip) good judgment designs utilizing “formal” and “semiformal” verification concepts. The severe factor to be addressed is whether or not the performance of the layout is the one who the designers meant. Simulation has been used for checking the correctness of SoC designs (as in “functional” verification), yet many sophisticated layout error can't be stuck through simulation. lately, formal verification, giving mathematical evidence of the correctness of designs, has been gaining popularity.
For better layout productiveness, it's necessary to debug designs as early as attainable, which this ebook enables. This e-book covers all elements of high-level formal and semiformal verification concepts for method point designs.
• First ebook that covers all elements of formal and semiformal, high-level (higher than RTL) layout verification focusing on SoC designs.
• Formal verification of high-level designs (RTL or higher).
• Verification options are mentioned with linked system-level layout technique.
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