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December Verification Horizons Issue Out

By Tom Fitzpatrick

Hi Everyone,

Just wanted to let you know that the latest issue of Verification Horizons is now out. You can find it here.  Aside from learning about the extent (or lack thereof) of my carpentry skills (read the Editor’s Letter to see what I’m talking about), you’ll also see these interesting articles:

Page 6… Evolving Your Organization’s ABV Capabilities
by Harry Foster, Chief Verification Scientist, DVT Mentor Graphics

Page 10… Advanced Static Verification is Indispensible
by Ping Yeung Ph.D., DVT Mentor Graphics

Page 14… Evolving the Coverage-Driven Verification Flow
by Matthew Ballance, Technical Marketing, SLE Division, Mentor Graphics

Page 17… Verification of an Ethernet PHY DUT Using Questa MVC
by Pankaj Goel, Mentor Graphics

Partners’ Corner:
Page 22… Breaking Your Own Code; A Design Engineer’s Perspective
on Verification Using Questa and OVM.

by Leeja Mathew, Mahasweta Das, Reshma Shetty; Silicon Interfaces

Page 26… SystemVerilog FrameWorks™ Scoreboard: An Open Source
Implementation Using OVM
by Dr. Ambar Sarkar, Chief Verification Technologist, Paradigm Works Inc.

Page 31… SEmulation: Use Your Emulation Board as a Hardware Accelerator for ModelSim SE.
by Andreas Schwarztrauber, Gleichmann & Co. Electronics GmbH

Page 35… Coding Concise SystemVerilog Assertions.
by Clifford E. Cummings, Sunburst Design, Inc.

Page 41… Methodology for Board Level Functional Simulation and Hardware/Software Co-Verification Using Seamless.
by John Gryba, Senior Hardware Design Engineer, Alcatel-Lucent

Go check it out and let us know what you think.


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