System-Level Design

Top Stories

EDA: 8 Consecutive Years Of Growth

Strength across geographies and tool segments kept revenue strong.

Going Deep Or Broad With Formal?

Why formal verification is being used in more ways across more designs.

When AI Goes Awry

So far there are no tools and no clear methodology to eliminating bugs. That would require understanding what an AI bug actually is.

Can Big Data Help Coverage Closure?

When does a large amount of data become Big Data, and could system-level verification benefit from it?

Applying Machine Learning To Chips

Goal is to improve quality while reducing time to revenue, but it's not always so clear-cut.

Merging Verification With Validation

Are these really separate tasks, or just a limitation of tools and flows?

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?

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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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Multimedia

Tech Talk: Automotive Design

How to speed up time to market while improving quality in automotive chips.

Tech Talk: Faster Simulation

Why simulation is still so important and how to make it run faster.

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.

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