The Standards Game

Archive for June 2008

 

SystemC TLM-2.0: A Moment of Peace in the Standards Game

For the disbelievers among you, I really, really was not at DAC this year! If you think you saw me, it was no doubt my evil twin sister attempting to fool you.  Nevertheless, standardization in EDA continued nicely for the Open SystemC Initiative (OSCI). At DAC in Anaheim, OSCI announced the completion of the SystemC […]

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The IEEE Standards Association – Did You Know?

There are dozens of standards-setting and standards-development organizations in the design automation industry.  My company is a member of more than 35 of them (yes, it’s a hefty bill)!  Of all of them, the most venerable is the IEEE Standards Association (IEEE-SA).  Since I’ve spent the past couple of days with them, I thought I’d give you […]

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It’s true – I won’t be at DAC this year

For the first time in 20 years, I’m not going to DAC.  Really. Instead, I will be in New Jersey, participating in IEEE Standards Association meetings which just happened to coincide with this year’s DAC. Here are a few of the things I will miss at DAC: Hanging out with my fellow bloggers in the Synopsys booth as […]

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