System-Level Verification Issues

  • Michael Keating
  • Pierre Bricaud


This chapter discusses system-level verification, focusing on the issues and opportunities that arise when macros are integrated into a complete system on a chip. The topics are:
  • The importance of verification

  • Test plan

  • Application-based verification

  • Fast prototype testing

  • Gate-level verification

  • Verification tools

  • Specialized hardware for system verification


Design Team Formal Verification Hardware Accelerator Gate Count Emulation System 
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Copyright information

© Springer Science+Business Media New York 1998

Authors and Affiliations

  • Michael Keating
    • 1
  • Pierre Bricaud
    • 2
  1. 1.Synopsys, Inc.UK
  2. 2.Mentor Graphic CorporationUSA

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