Release date: September 20th, 2023.
In the rapidly advancing field of hardware design and verification, the role of formal methods has experienced significant growth, leading to a transformative impact on how we ensure the accuracy and reliability of intricate systems. This shift is underscored by the concept of formal coverage – a metric that quantifies the extent to which formal verification efforts comprehensively analyze a design.
Key topics to be explored in this session encompass:
- Understanding the essence of formal coverage and its implications on design quality.
- Categorization of formal coverage metrics based on the methodology used for computation.
- Navigating the challenges of measuring formal coverage in intricate designs.
- Strategies for effectively utilizing formal coverage metrics to enhance verification closure.
- Case studies highlighting the impact of formal coverage in identifying corner-case scenarios.
Whether you are a seasoned verification engineer seeking to enhance your formal verification skill set or a design professional curious about the benefits of formal methods, this online seminar is designed to equip you with the knowledge and tools needed to harness the true potential of formal coverage. Join us as we demystify the intricacies of formal coverage and empower you to elevate your design verification strategies to new heights.
What You Will Learn:
- Grasp fundamental concepts and principles underlying formal coverage and its pivotal role in evaluating design verification comprehensiveness.
- Recognize how formal coverage serves as a barometer for design quality, pinpointing areas that require further scrutiny to achieve robustness.
- Understand the nuances of different coverage metrics, from line and branch coverage to path and property coverage, and their unique insights into the design's behavior.
- Navigate the intricate challenges encountered when measuring formal coverage within intricate and interconnected System-on-Chip (SoC) designs.
- Formulate strategies that leverage formal coverage metrics as powerful tools to streamline the verification closure process.
- Delve into case studies that vividly illustrate how formal coverage analysis plays a pivotal role in detecting corner-case scenarios that traditional methods might overlook.
- Understand the practical implications of employing formal coverage to bolster the design's resilience and responsiveness in challenging operating conditions.
Who Should Attend:
- RTL Design Engineers
- Design Verification Engineers
- Design Project Managers
- Verification Managers
- Methodology Developers
- Solution Architects
What/Which Products are Covered:
- Questa Inspect
- Questa Check Connect
- Questa Check Register
- Questa Increase Coverage
- Questa Verify Property
- Questa Gap Free