DVCon Sponsored Workshop: Verification of Inferencing Algorithm Accelerators

DVCon Sponsored Workshop: Verification of Inferencing Algorithm Accelerators
by Admin on 01-25-2023 at 2:32 pm

This short workshop will cover the verification of a custom AI accelerator as it is migrated from a machine learning framework in Python to RTL. Using High-Level synthesis provides a C++ version of the algorithm being verified. We will show how the original Python can be verified, and subsequent implementations, C++ and RTL, can… Read More


DVCon: Sponsored Workshop: A Methodology for Power and Energy Efficient Systems Design

DVCon: Sponsored Workshop: A Methodology for Power and Energy Efficient Systems Design
by Admin on 01-25-2023 at 2:31 pm

Power is everywhere. Traditionally, power used to be a concern with mobile and handheld devices due to battery life considerations. But now, power as a concern is prevalent in all verticals of the industry, for example, data centers consume huge amounts of power due to million of data transactions happening per second. Processors… Read More


Podcast EP96: The History, Reach and Impact of Accellera with Lynn Garibaldi

Podcast EP96: The History, Reach and Impact of Accellera with Lynn Garibaldi
by Daniel Nenni on 07-29-2022 at 10:00 am

Dan is joined by Lynn Garibaldi, Executive Director, Accellera Systems Initiative. Lynn is the recipient of the Accellera 2022 Leadership Award. Dan and Lynn explore the history of Accellera, its beginnings and growth to a multi-standard organization and the impact of DVCon events around the world.

The views, thoughts, and … Read More


Path Based UPF Strategies Explained

Path Based UPF Strategies Explained
by Tom Simon on 03-29-2022 at 6:00 am

Path Based UPF Semantics

The development of the Unified Power Format (UPF) was spurred on by the need for explicit ways to enable specification and verification of power management aspects of SoC designs. The origins of UPF date back to its first release in 2007. Prior to that several vendors had their own methods of specifying power management aspects … Read More