SNUG Germany 2014 Proceedings

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Speeches
Welcome and Keynote
Designing Change – Leveraging Innovation and Collaboration
Author(s): Joachim Kunkel, Senior Vice President and General Manager Solutions Group - Synopsys, Inc.

User Papers and Presentations
A1 - Implementation - Synthesis & Test/Failure Analysis
ATPG Pattern Generation and Converging the Flow for a Complex Nanometer SoC
Author(s): Siobhan Barry, Ravindra Babu Nayudu - Abilis
PaperPresentation

Transitioning from DFTMAX to DFTMAX Ultra
Author(s): Richard Illman - Dialog Semiconductor
PaperPresentation

A2 - Implementation - Placement, CTS & Routing
Applying an IC Compiler Flow to Address the Requirements of Automotive Mixed-Signal Designs (3rd Place - Best Paper)
Author(s): Rainer Kraly - Elmos AG
PaperPresentation

Use of Concurrent Clock and Data Optimization in Hardening Processor Cores to 1GHz
Author(s): Richard White, Andrew Miles - Sondrel Ltd.
PaperPresentation

Using Synopsys Physical Guidance Flow with Design Compiler Graphical and IC Compiler for Achieving Maximum Performance and Minimum Leakage Goals for LEON3 Core-based Designs
Author(s): Alexander Korolkov, Igor Orlovsky, Andrey Veitsel - Topcon Positioning Systems, Russia, Jan Andersson - Aeroflex Gaisler, Feodor Merkelov, Dmitry Radchenko - Synopsys Russia
PaperPresentation

A4 - Analog Mixed-Signal Verification I
Analog-on-top AMS Verification - A Practical Approach (Technical Committee Award Honorable Mention)
Author(s): Gernot Koch, Jonathan Bradford - Micronas GmbH
PaperPresentation

Top-Level SoC Power-up Simulation Using XA/VCSMX
Author(s): Haiko Morgenstern, Silvia Strähle, Horst Fischer - Infineon, Matthias Kurz, Yawen Tang - Synopsys GmbH
PaperPresentation

Top-level Verification of HV-CMOS Sensor Chips with FineSim
Author(s): Thomas Desel - Micronas GmbH
PaperPresentation

A5 - Digital Verification I
Automotive Microcontroller Peripheral IP Verification: Applying Certitude on SystemC Models (1st Place - Best Paper)
Author(s): Jürgen Hanisch - Robert Bosch GmbH; Florian Letombe - Synopsys
PaperPresentation

Boosting VP and RTL Verification by Leveraging a Reusable UVM Environment
Author(s): Thomas Leitner - Danube Mobile Communications Engineering GmbH & Co KG
PaperPresentation

Reverse Gear: Re-Imagining Randomization Using the VCS Constraint Solver
Author(s): Paul Marriott - Verilab Canada Inc., Jonathan Bromley - Verilab UK Ltd.
PaperPresentation

A6 - Digital Verification II
Discrete Real Type Modelling in a Schematic Netlisted Topology
Author(s): Jonathan Bradford - Micronas GmbH
PaperPresentation

Easier UVM: Guidelines and Automatic Code Generation to Accelerate UVM Adoption (Best Paper Award, Technical Committee Award)
Author(s): John Aynsley, Dr. Christoph Sühnel and Dr. David Long - Doulos
PaperPresentation

Leveraging SystemVerilog Object-oriented Programming for Distributed Functional Verification
Author(s): Joachim Geishauser, Alexander Schilling, Dirk Heiswolf, Carmen Klug-Mocanu - Freescale Halbleiter Deutschland GmbH
PaperPresentation

B2 - Implementation - Design Planning
Using ICV for Power Network ECO (2nd Place - Best Paper)
Author(s): Steffen Rost - Infineon Technologies, Tobias Buschner - Chipglobe GmbH
PaperPresentation

B3 - System Design - Prototyping & High-Level Synthesis
Hardware Prototyping and Software Debugging of Multi-core Architectures
Author(s): Stephanie Friederich, Jan Heisswolf, Jürgen Becker - Karlsruhe Institute of Technology, David May - Technical University of Munich
PaperPresentation

B4 - Analog Mixed-Signal Verification II
Experimental Flow for Hard IP Migration Between GLOBALFOUNDRIES 28nm Technologies
Author(s): Ramin Navai, Claudia Kretzschmar, Robert Siegmund, Fulvio Pugliese - GLOBALFOUNDRIES
PaperPresentation

Modelling a 0.45µm HV Technology with HiSIM-HV
Author(s): Kerwin Khu, Reinhard Erwe, Maria Cristina Vecchi, Peter Graf - Micronas GmbH
PaperPresentation

B5 - Digital Verification III
Reducing Simulation Runtime of RTL Regressions by VCS, Simulation Environment and Test Bench Optimizations
Author(s): Oksana Shatalova, Vitaly Lotorev - Elvees, Vladimir Litovtchenko - Synopsys GmbH
PaperPresentation

B6 - UPF Methodology / Advanced STA
Power Intent Constraints: How Adoption of IEEE Standards Improves our IP and Design Methodology
Author(s): Stuart Riches - ARM
PaperPresentation

Tutorials
A1 - Implementation - Synthesis & Test/Failure Analysis
Camelot - A CAD-Navigation Tool, Supporting Failure Analysis for Fault Localization
Author(s): Michael Bruegel (Synopsys GmbH)
Tutorial

B1 - Implementation - Formal Verification
DC Explorer - Quickstart to Logic Synthesis
Author(s): Thorsten Hartmann - Renesas
Presentation

ECO Implementation Assistance and Advanced Debugging Using Formality Ultra
Author(s): Robert Hatt - Synopsys, Inc.
Tutorial

B2 - Implementation - Design Planning
Using Data Flow Analysis for Floorplanning in IC Compiler and DC Explorer
Author(s): Frank De Meersman - Synopsys
Tutorial

B4 - Analog Mixed-Signal Verification II
Utilizing the Latest System Verilog 2012 Enhancements for Mixed-Signal Verification and High-Performance Real Number Modeling
Author(s): Peter Thompson - Synopsys
Tutorial

B5 - Digital Verification III
A Starter's Guide to Using Synopsys Discovery PCIe Verification IP
Author(s): Denis Bussaglia - Synopsys
Tutorial

Debugging Embedded Software Using Verdi HW/SW Debug
Author(s): Jörg Richter - Synopsys
Tutorial

B6 - UPF Methodology / Advanced STA
PrimeTime Advanced ECO
Author(s): Gernot Gall - Synopsys

C1 - Implementation - New Technology
IC Compiler II and the Power of 10x: A Product Walk-through
Author(s): Thomas Andersen - Synopsys

C3 - System Design - IP: Embedded ARC Cores in Automotive
Easing the Road to ISO 26262 Compliance with the ARC EM SEP Processor Core
Author(s): Fergus Casey - Synopsys
Tutorial

C5 - Verification - New Technology
Verification Vision
Author(s): Arturo Salz - Synopsys

Workshop
C4 - Custom Routing
Galaxy Custom Router Workshop
Author(s): Chris Shaw - Synopsys
Tutorial

Combo
A3 - System Design - Processor Design
Programmability – Enabler for Increased IP Reuse
Author(s): Dr. Gert Goossens - Synopsys; Dr. Liesbet Van der Perre - IMEC
Tutorial Tutorial

B3 - System Design - Prototyping & High-Level Synthesis
Implementing Highly Efficient Audio IP Cores Using an HLS Approach
Author(s): Philipp Jacobsohn - Synopsys, Mirko Skopp - Rohde & Schwarz
Tutorial