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RISC-V Gains Its Footing

But working with this architecture has some not-so-obvious pitfalls, and new tools licensing options may be necessary.

Debugging Debug

Can time spent in debug be reduced?

Using Data Mining Differently

As the amount of data continues to rise, so does the ability to do something useful with it.

Verification Of Functional Safety

Part 2 of 2: How should companies go about the verification of functional safety and what tools can be used?

Deep Learning Spreads

Better tools, more compute power, and more efficient algorithms are pushing this technology into the mainstream.

Verification Of Functional Safety

Part 1 of 2: How do you trade off cost and safety within an automobile? Plus, a look at some of the challenges the chip industry is facing.

7/5nm Timing Closure Intensifies

The issues may be familiar, but they're more difficult to solve and can affect everything from performance to yield.

Predictions: Methodologies And Tools

Cloud-based verification and software development, bigger IP blocks, machine learning, and security issues top the list for 2018.

Could Liquid IP Lead To Better Chips?

Experts at the Table, part 3: What remains to be done before liquid IP becomes a standard practice? What issues are preventing adoption today?

Reflection On 2017: Design And EDA

Second of two parts: Progress on 2017 predictions was slow and steady, apart from one big miss in the standards area.

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Round Tables

Could Liquid IP Lead To Better Chips?

Experts at the Table, part 3: What remains to be done before liquid IP becomes a standard practice? What issues are preventing adoption today?

Which Verification Engine?

Experts at the table, part 3: The value of multiple verification engines, and what's driving demand for verification in the cloud.

Custom Vs. Non-Custom Design

Experts at the table, part 1: Decisions about whether to customize vary by market, the size of companies, and in some cases whether off-the-shelf p...

Could Liquid IP Lead To Better Chips?

Experts at the Table, part 2: What is the business model associated with liquid IP and what can we expect to migrate and which blocks will remain a...

Which Verification Engine?

Experts at the Table, part 2: The real value of multiple verification engines; cloud-based verification gains some footing, particularly with inter...

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Tech Talk: 5/3nm Parasitics

What to expect at future process nodes.

Tech Talk: Verification

How verification will change as chips are used in machine learning, medical, 5G, and what impact advanced packaging will have on all of this.

Tech Talk: Pseudo SRAM

A different way to improve performance at the most advanced nodes.

Tech Talk: TCAM

How to save power and reduce area with ternary content addressable memory.

Tech Talk: DO-254

A look at the safety-critical standard for aerospace and what it means for automotive electronics.

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What Were They Thinking

Why EDA Needs To Change

EDA exists because it was too expensive for semiconductor companies to develo...
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Editor's Note

Who Will Regulate Technology?

Why the whole tech industry needs to start thinking differently about what it...
February 22, 2018
A System Perspective

A Reliability Baseline Is Essential For Today’s Com...

Successful verification requires more than just DRC and LVS rule decks.
Looking Past The Horizon

Regain Your Power With Machine Learning

How machine learning can help meet PPA challenges and improve ECO optimizatio...
Architect's Diary

Functional Safety: A Way Of Life

Functional safety starts with cultivating the right culture within a company.

How SoC Interconnect Enables Flexible Architecture For AD...

More sophisticated automotive chips call for a more advanced methodology to s...
Design & Verification

Inside UVM, Take Two

A look at communication between sequence, sequencer and driver.
Semi Thoughts

Deconstructing Deep Learning

What's inside the package, what's the goal, and how this technology is evolving.
Just A Formality

Making Sense Of Safety Standards

Why tool safety compliance matters and how vendors can make the process easier.
Frankly Speaking

AI And Machine Learning Drive New SoC Verification Choices

Why a combination of verification engines is required to successfully develop...

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Will China Succeed In Memory?

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Investors Back IoT Startups

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The Week in Review: IoT

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Non-Traditional Chips Gaining Steam

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FD-SOI Adoption Expands

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