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Less Pessimism, Please

POCV is the Latest Salvo in Improving Timing Analysis Accuracy

by Bryon Moyer

When I was a teen, I remember someone coming to help my Dad plan a big move of some piece of equipment on our orchard. What struck me was how this guy could pre-visualize all the various scenarios and then consider the consequences and, in particular, all the things that could possibly go wrong for the different cases.

I was pretty impressed. It seemed like such thorough analytical capabilities were a skill and a gift. Over time, however, I’ve noticed that such an ability isn’t always appreciated. Because most of the world likes to assume best-case conditions, the “value add” of the more thorough approach is to point out that there are potential negative consequences too. Which makes you Mr. Negative. The pessimist. Always there to dash cold water on a hot idea. Doesn’t matter if you’re right.  Read More


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Verifying Your Awesomeness

Posted on 01/24/15 at 1:38 AM by Kev

Kev
I would ask the question: what is it that you are verifying?

Digital stuff is all representable as FSMs and it should be possible to make that run fast in simulation and formally verify that the implementation is correct. However, there are lots of ana…

2014 Letdown

Posted on 01/19/15 at 1:21 PM by Dick Selwood

Dick Selwood
Mike
Just shows I have probably been around too long. I meant to type ST. But the back of my mind was SGS Thomson. How long ago did they change the name? Just checked- only 17 years ago

EDA for SETs

Posted on 01/19/15 at 9:26 AM by bmoyer

bmoyer
What do you think of this algorithmic approach to fitting logic into single-electron transistor fabrics?

2014 Letdown

Posted on 01/16/15 at 4:24 PM by MikeB

"While the rest of the world seems to accept that three-dimensional or FinFET technology is the only way to keep up with Moore's Law, SGS seems to be making steady progress ..."

Well spotted on noting it's two companies sharing the same HQ, but it's Th…

Calypto Refreshes HLS

Posted on 01/16/15 at 12:12 PM by bmoyer

bmoyer
One other thought: I'll be moderating a SystemC panel at DVcon on 3/4; perhaps we'll learn more from that discussion.

Calypto Refreshes HLS

Posted on 01/16/15 at 9:52 AM by bmoyer

bmoyer
I actually chose the word "dramatic" carefully - far be it for me to say whether it's "hard" or "easy." But moving from an untimed algorithm is undoubtedly crossing a wider abstraction gap than is moving from a structural hardware description. That would …

Calypto Refreshes HLS

Posted on 01/16/15 at 6:41 AM by mwipliez

mwipliez
"Well, in Catapult 8, Calypto neutralizes this debate by supporting both untimed C/C++ and SystemC. Discussion over." Well, it sounds a bit as if Calypto has no clear direction, so they just listened to everyone's opinion and tried not to offend anyone :-…

2014 Letdown

Posted on 01/15/15 at 11:43 AM by Dick Selwood

Dick Selwood
Were there exciting things in 2014?

Audio-Grade Bits!

Posted on 01/13/15 at 2:34 PM by kevin

kevin
I, too, hope our readers know what to do.

Oh my!

Nav Grade Goes MEMS

Posted on 01/12/15 at 10:03 AM by bmoyer

bmoyer
What do you think about sensors for a paltry #15,000?

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