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Chip Industry In Rapid Transition

Wally Rhines, Mentor's CEO Emeritus, points to big shifts caused by AI, customization, uncertainty in the global economy and a changing customer base.

Making IP Friendlier

Experts at the Table, part 2: Some IP issues remain unsolved even after 20 years. What the IP industry needs to change for growth.

Using Software Approaches In Hardware Verification

Agile development is gaining traction for developing hardware testbenches, but challenges remain.

Fundamental Shifts In 2018

This will go down as a good year for the semiconductor industry, where new markets and innovation were both necessary and rewarded.

Debug Tops Verification Tasks

Time spent in debug on the rise; what needs to be fixed and why.

AI Market Ramps Everywhere

The term creates hope for some, fear for others, and confusion for all.

Mitigating Risk Through Verification

Automatic coverage model generation technology continues to advance.

Looking Beyond The CPU

While CPUs continue to evolve, performance is no longer limited to a single processor type or process geometry.

Bare Metal Programming

New requirements for visibility drive different options, particularly for safety and security.

IP Tracking and Management

Experts at the Table, part 1: What are the important elements of an IP tracking and management system for providers and users?

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Round Tables

Making IP Friendlier

Experts at the Table, part 2: Some IP issues remain unsolved even after 20 years. What the IP industry needs to change for growth.

IP Tracking and Management

Experts at the Table, part 1: What are the important elements of an IP tracking and management system for providers and users?

The Impact of Domain Crossing on Safety

Experts at the Table, part 3: What addition problems does this create in application areas, such as automotive? When will we see more automated sol...

So Many Waivers Hiding Issues

Experts at the Table, part 2: Domain crossings can produce thousands of waivers. How does a team put in place a methodology for dealing with them?

Domain Crossing Nightmares

Experts at the Table, part 1: How many domain crossings exist in a typical SoC today and when is the right time to verify their correctness?

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Multimedia

More Than A Core

A system-level look at integration, security, and new architectures such as RISC-V.

Formal Signoff

What makes one assertion better than another?

Heterogeneous Computing Verification

How to verify increasingly complex chips.

Formal Datapath Verification

How to achieve high confidence in data manipulation in a design.

Building AI SoCs

How to develop AI chips when algorithms are changing so quickly.

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Editor's Note

It’s All About The Data

From AI to Moore's Law, the entire industry is deep in the throes of massive ...
December 20, 2018
What Were They Thinking

Top Stories For 2018

Which articles were the most popular during 2018? Some new categories are eme...
A System Perspective

Five Rules For Correlating Rule-based And Field Solver Pa...

Accurately determine parasitic effects with the proper set up of two differen...
Intelligent Analytics

Beyond The RISC-V ISA

Designing an SoC is no longer just about the core.
Frankly Speaking

Verification Throughput Is Set To Increase By Leaps And B...

What will be next drivers of verification productivity growth?
Design & Verification

Deep Learning Hardware: FPGA vs. GPU

While GPUs are well-positioned in machine learning, data type flexibility and...
Looking Past The Horizon

Compute And AI In Next-Generation SSD Designs

How controllers enable new features for SSDs.
Just A Formality

The Fibonacci Calculator

A design and formal verification holiday puzzle that involves flowers, leaves...
Semi Thoughts

Supercomputers Are For Everyone

High-performance computing is no longer limited to the ultra-high end of the ...
November 29, 2018
Against The Grain

Make-Or-Break Time For Portable Stimulus

We hear a lot from vendors about the new Portable Stimulus Standard, but how ...
October 25, 2018
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Looking For The Elephant In The Valley

Female role models doing exceptional things in tech have always existed. Hope...
March 27, 2018

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