Posts Tagged ‘ Accellera ’

Accellera announces new standards submissions

Jul 9th, 2010 | By

At the Design Automation Conference last month, Dennis Brophy, vice chairman for the 10-year-old standards organization, let slip that several standards resulting from the merger with SPIRIT last year would be submitted to IEEE.  (Yea we know this is a month old, but it hasn’t been announced yet and we just fixed a major tech glitch in this site’s database following a major upgrade.). follow this link for the interview.

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Verification IP: Solace for the Common Integration Nightmare?

Oct 24th, 2008 | By

Language barriers have been problematic since the dawn of civilization. Entire countries have split along spoken language lines, and wars have been fought largely based upon different cultures that have built up around various languages with entirely different concepts.

The culture within semiconductor design and development is no different, except the battles are being fought in the market rather than with physical weapons. Just as in political wars, certain languages will dominate and efficiencies will be achieved through standards, whether created or de facto.

This is particularly true in the verification world. With verification …