Die Synthese von "Property Specification Language" (PSL) Assertions

Translated title of the contribution: The Synthese of "Property Speficifation Language" (PSL) Assertions

Harlald Obereder, Markus Pfaff, Christian Saminger

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In recent years more and more system designers discovered the impor-tance of Assertion Based Verification (ABV) in coverage driven, func-tional simulations to keep pace with ever-increasing complexity of mod-ern systems on chip (SoC). Using assertions plays a central role in the design-for-verification (DFV) methodology which is widely used in the industry. This paper presents a method that enables the major advan-tages of ABV beyond the borders of synthesis. By the use of the Prop-erty Specification Language (PSL) a way for the behavioral synthesis of properties will be shown. Furthermore the paper explains the integrated simulation of these hardware assertions by the aid of a hardware accel-erator and cosimulator. Overall, the presented approach can decrease the time to market while raising the quality for complex SoCs at the same time.
Translated title of the contributionThe Synthese of "Property Speficifation Language" (PSL) Assertions
Original languageGerman
Title of host publication1. Forschungsforum der österreichischen Fachhochschulen
Subtitle of host publicationTagungsband
Publication statusPublished - 2007
EventFirst Science Symposium of the Austrian Universities for Applied Sciences - Campus Urstein, Austria
Duration: 11 Apr 200712 Apr 2007


ConferenceFirst Science Symposium of the Austrian Universities for Applied Sciences
CityCampus Urstein


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