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Recommended Articles – May 2018

Here is an interesting article discussing if any FPGA implementation contains an internal tri-state bus or not: FPGA internal tri-state buses I’m not a fan of long articles, but the subject of the following ones is of real interest for verification engineers. It is a transcript of a discussion between representatives of major EDA companies […]

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Recommended Articles – April 2018

This month, Neil Johnson (AgileSOC) has challenged the verification community in an attempt to define a scope for the new Portable Stimulus Standard (PSS) and a place among the other existing verification techniques. He presents his view in a series of three articles. One of the articles presents each verification technique and its scope. In […]

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Recommended Articles – March 2018

Team Specman casts a new light on how to make the verification environment sensitive to reset. You can read about that in Temporals, Reset, and Test Phases Cadence has compiled some short guidelines which can optimize your SystemVerilog code. Take a look at them and check which one is already on your list and which […]

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Recommended Articles – February 2018

Ben Cohen, a leading expert on SystemVerilog Assertions (SVA), wrote an article about Concurrent Assertions and their limitations when it comes to using delays inside SVAs. He also shows how to replace complex assertions with tasks. In the end, he points it out nicely: “implementing an assertion with tasks is acceptable; SVA is just a […]

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Recommended Articles – January 2018

Jason, from VerilogPro, dives into the details of generate constructs from verilog and how they can be used to build a configurable RTL: Verilog Generate, Configurable RTL Designs Horia has come with some alternative implementations for bitwise coverage in SystemVerilog. Here you can see his implementations: How To: Alternative ways to implement bitwise coverage Cadence […]

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Recommended Articles – December 2017

CFSVision continues the SystemC tutorial with an indepth explanation of the signal channels: Learning SystemC: Learning SystemC: #005 Signal Channels. PSS starts to be more and more present on verification blogs. Mike Bartley from T&VS and Sharon Rosenberg from Cadence co-edited Portable Stimulus Specification (PSS) and the Reuse Revolution. Giselquist Technologies presents how to build […]