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Adopting Assertion Based Verification Workshop



Trilogic and Mentor Graphics cordially invite you to attend a workshop on the benefits of assertion based verification.  Assertion Based Verification, or ABV, is a powerful methodology which increases verification productivity through improved bug detection/isolation as well as shortening the time required to debug design failures. This workshop is designed help design and verification engineers adopt ABV for VHDL or Verilog designs by using a hands-on approach to learning. The Questa Verification Library offers a prebuilt set of checkers and monitors that can help uses quickly experience the benefit of ABV. The SystemVerilog language enables several new verification methodologies which target increased verification productivity. The workshop provides examples of both System Verilog assertions and utilization of the Questa Verification Library. The labs give the attendee the opportunity to incorporate assertions on a reference design.

Attendees should have a working understanding of Verilog or VHDL.

What You Will Learn

  • The value of Assertion-Based Verification in your FPGA design flow
  • Overview of the language and constructs for using assertions
  • Overview of the debug and GUI capabilities in Questa® Core for using and debugging assertions
  • Demonstration of assertions in action and an example of a typical hard to find bug/problem that they are capable of easily identifying
  • How to instrument your design using pre-written assertion form the OVL library for immediate productivity
  • How to create and apply your own custom assertions using SystemVerilog.

About the Presenter

Presenter Image Walter Gude

Walter has over 25 years of experience in ASIC/FPGA design and holds a MS in Electrical Engineering from Washington University in St. Louis. He worked for 6 years doing ASIC design at Tellabs Operations. From there, he went to work for Mentor Consulting where he consulted on various ASIC projects including time spent in Munich Germany and Helsinki Finland. For the last decade, Walter has worked as an Application Engineer supporting Mentor's line of Functional Verification Projects.

Who Should Attend

  • Design and Verification Engineers and Managers

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