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Responsible for the standardization of Design Automation related standards in the IEEE.


The Design Automation Standards Committee (DASC) is a subgroup of interested individuals members of the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE) Computer Society and Standards Association. It oversees IEEE Standards that are related to computer-aided design (known as design automation).
These standards are fully incorporated into the Knowledge Center:

1076 VHDL Language Reference Manual (VASG)
1076.1 Standard VHDL Analog and Mixed-Signal Extensions (VHDL-AMS)
1076.1.1 Standard VHDL Analog and Mixed-Signal Extensions – Packages for Multiple Energy Domain Support (StdPkgs)
1076.4 VITAL ASIC Modeling Specification
1364 Standard for Verilog Hardware Description Language (Now part of 1800)
1364.1 Standard for Verilog Register Transfer Level Synthesis
1647 e
1666 SystemC
1685 IP-XACT
1800 SystemVerilog: Unified Hardware Design, Specification and Verification Language [cosponsored with IEEE-SA CAG]
1801 UPF
1850 Property Specification Language

Working Groups
P2415 Standard for Unified Hardware Abstraction and Layer for Energy Proportional Electronic Systems
P2416 Standard for Power Modeling to Enable System Level Analysis

These standards have yet to be incorporated:
P1076.2 IEEE Standard VHDL Mathematical Packages (math)
P1076.3 Standard VHDL Synthesis Packages (vhdlsynth)
P1076.6 Standard for VHDL Register Transfer Level (RTL) Synthesis (SIWG)
P1164 Standard Multivalue Logic System for VHDL Model Interoperability (Std_logic_1164) (vhdl-std-logic)
P1481 Standard for Integrated Circuit (IC) Open Library Architecture (OLA) (IEEE1481R)
P1497 Standard for Standard Delay Format (SDF) for the Electronic Design Process (sdf)
P1499 Standard Interface for Hardware Description Models of Electronic Components (OMF)
P1577 Object Oriented VHDL (oovhdl)
P1603 Standard for an Advanced Library Format (ALF) Describing Integrated Circuit (IC) Technology, Cells, and Blocks (ALF)
P1604 Library IEEE (libieee)
P1699 Rosetta System Level Design Language Standard (WG)
P1734 Standard for Electronic Design Intellectual Property (IP) Quality (WG)
P1735 Recommended Practice for Encryption and [Use Rights] Management of Electronic Design Intellectual Property (IP) (WG)
P1778 ESTEREL v7 Language Standardization (WG)

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  • Other names: Design Automation Standards Committee
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