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DAC Panel Recap: “You Say You Want a Verification Revolution?”
July 2nd, 2015 by Graham Bell
I was an organizer for the industry DAC panel on “Scalable Verification: Evolution or Revolution?” held during the second week of June in San Francisco. While the industry generally agrees on methodologies used to verify IP blocks or subsystems, we lack consensus on approaches required to verify SoC integration and system-level functionality of embedded systems. One of questions addressed by the panelists was “Can existing standards and methodologies be extended to address system-level challenges, or are new approaches required?”
The panel was moderated by that veteran verification technologist Brian Bailey. He was excellent in steering the panelists through this deep topic. The panelists were all from semiconductor companies (not EDA) and included the following:
You can read the entire column at this link: Wrong Verification Revolution Offered. Be sure to add your comments at the end and let Brian know what you think is missing in verification.