RTL-Datapath Verification using Integer Linear Programming

@inproceedings{Brinkmann2002RTLDatapathVU,
  title={RTL-Datapath Verification using Integer Linear Programming},
  author={Raik Brinkmann and Rolf Drechsler},
  booktitle={VLSI Design},
  year={2002}
}
Satisfiability of complex word-level formulas often arises as a problem in formal verification of hardware designs described at the register transfer level (RTL). Even though most designs are described in a hardware description language (HDL), like Verilog or VHDL, usually this problem is solved in the Boolean domain, using Boolean solvers. These engines often show a poor performance for data path verification. Instead of solving the problem at the bit-level, a method is proposed to transform… CONTINUE READING
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