From Specification To Chip: A Holistic Design Approach

Chip design is getting more and more challenging in terms of power, performance, area and IP integration. At the same time, competition and time-to-market are forcing much tighter schedules. The traditional ASIC design approach taken by OEMs is to handle the majority of front-end design in-house, and then hand off either register-transfer level (RTL) code or a netlist to an outside vendor, who ... » read more