A Necessary Duo: IP And Assertions

By Ann Steffora Mutschler Assertions are key to complete and accurate verification, as I dove into here, and there are implications for IP as well. In the case of an embedded processor core that is shipped out as an RTL by the IP vendor, and then used by an engineering team to create a cell phone SoC or to create a consumer SoC for a set-top box or what have you, that core goes into an end ... » read more