Hardware Fuzzer Utilizing LLMs


A new technical paper titled "Beyond Random Inputs: A Novel ML-Based Hardware Fuzzing" was published by researchers at TU Darmstadt and Texas A&M University. Abstract "Modern computing systems heavily rely on hardware as the root of trust. However, their increasing complexity has given rise to security-critical vulnerabilities that cross-layer at-tacks can exploit. Traditional hardware ... » read more

Comparison Of The Meta Modeling Approach With HGLs


A new technical paper titled "The Argument for Meta-Modeling-Based Approaches to Hardware Generation Languages" was published by researchers at Infineon Technologies and TU Munich. Abstract "The rapid evolution of Integrated Circuit (IC) development necessitates innovative methodologies such as code generation to manage complexity and increase productivity. Using the right methodology for g... » read more

Scalable Verification of Memory Consistency (Purdue University)


A new technical paper titled "QED: Scalable Verification of Hardware Memory Consistency" was published by researchers at Purdue University. Abstract "Memory consistency model (MCM) issues in out-of-order-issue microprocessor-based shared-memory systems are notoriously non-intuitive and a source of hardware design bugs. Prior hardware verification work is limited to in-order-issue processors... » read more

Power Sub-Mesh Construction To Mitigate IR Drop And Minimize Routing Overhead (Intel)


A new technical paper titled "Power Sub-Mesh Construction in Multiple Power Domain Design with IR Drop and Routability Optimization" was published by researchers at Intel Corporation and National Taiwan University. Abstract: "Multiple power domain design is prevalent for achieving aggressive power savings. In such design, power delivery to cross-domain cells poses a tough challenge at adv... » read more

Verifying Hardware CWEs in RTL Designs Generated by GenAI


A new technical paper titled "All Artificial, Less Intelligence: GenAI through the Lens of Formal Verification" was published by researchers at Infineon Technologies. Abstract "Modern hardware designs have grown increasingly efficient and complex. However, they are often susceptible to Common Weakness Enumerations (CWEs). This paper is focused on the formal verification of CWEs in a dataset... » read more

HW Implementation of Memristive ANNs


A new technical paper titled "Hardware implementation of memristor-based artificial neural networks" was published by KAUST, Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona, IBM Research, USC, University of Michigan and others. Abstract: "Artificial Intelligence (AI) is currently experiencing a bloom driven by deep learning (DL) techniques, which rely on networks of connected simple computing units oper... » read more

Transformer Model Based Clustering Methodology For Standard Cell Layout Automation (Nvidia)


A new technical paper titled "Novel Transformer Model Based Clustering Method for Standard Cell Design Automation" was published by researchers at Nvidia. Abstract "Standard cells are essential components of modern digital circuit designs. With process technologies advancing beyond 5nm, more routability issues have arisen due to the decreasing number of routing tracks (RTs), increasing numb... » read more

Predicting Warpage in Different Types of IC Stacks At Early Stage Of Package Design


A new technical paper titled "Warpage Study by Employing an Advanced Simulation Methodology for Assessing Chip Package Interaction Effects" was published by researchers at Siemens EDA, D2S, and Univ. Grenoble Alpes, CEA, Leti. Abstract: "A physics-based multi-scale simulation methodology that analyses die stress variations generated by package fabrication is employed for warpage study. The ... » read more

LLMs For EDA, HW Design and Security


A new technical paper titled "Hardware Phi-1.5B: A Large Language Model Encodes Hardware Domain Specific Knowledge" was published by researchers at Kansas State University, University of Science and Technology of China, Michigan Technological University, Washington University in St. Louis and Silicon Assurance. Abstract "In the rapidly evolving semiconductor industry, where research, design... » read more

Suppressing Power Side-Channel Attacks: A HW/SW Design For Resource-Constrained IoT Devices


A technical paper titled “Hardware/Software Cooperative Design Against Power Side-Channel Attacks on IoT Devices” was published by researchers at Tokyo Institute of Technology and the University of Electro-Communications. Abstract: "With the growth of Internet of Things (IoT) era, the protection of secret information on IoT devices is becoming increasingly important. For IoT devices, atta... » read more

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