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There’s some good news for the New Year – it looks like 2010 will be a busy year for EDA-related standards development. Here’s a short list of significant standards efforts (alphabetical by standards body, no implied ranking) that are expected to yield some interesting results in the coming year.
Accellera Interface Technical Committee (ITC) – This group will add new streaming capabilities to the SCE-MI (Standard Co-Emulation Modeling Interface) 2.0 standard, extending the use of emulation to much higher levels of abstraction than what was possible in the past.
Accellera Unified Coverage Interoperability Standard (UCIS) – This group is expected to release the first version of a unified verification coverage standard in 2010.
Accellera Verilog-AMS – The committee will focus on the integration of Verilog-AMS with the IEEE P1800 (SystemVerilog) standard, and work to extend SystemVerilog assertions to analog design.
Accellera Verification IP Interoperability – As noted in a recent Industry Insights blog on VIP interoperability, this group will work towards a common base class library with the goal of achieving IEEE standardization.
IEEE P1647 (e language standardization) – The working group is targeting a P1647-2010 release that will incorporate a number of new language features, as described in a previous Industry Insights blog authored by the working group’s chairman.
IEEE 1666 (SystemC and TLM 2.0) – This group expects to revise the IEEE 1666-2005 standard and release an IEEE 1666-2010 LRM in mid-2010. In addition to new SystemC features, it will incorporate the TLM 2.0 standard.
IEEE 1734 (IP quality metrics) – The working group is validating and testing a schema, and expects to be ready for balloting in the first half of 2010.
IEEE 1735 (IP encryption) – In 2010 this working group will work with P1800 (SystemVerilog) and P1076 (VHDL) to incorporate its work on encryption interoperability into the language standards. The group will also work on a rights management syntax and a convention for key management.
OSCI CCI (Configuration, Control and Inspection) – As noted in an Industry Insights blog, this new Open SystemC Initiative (OSCI) working group will work to define SystemC interfaces for interoperable instrumentation of models.
OSCI Synthesis Working Group – As announced in November 2009, this group has invited a public review of a SystemC synthesis subset draft through January 31, and will make the review and comments public in Q3 2010.
Silicon Integration Initiative (Si2) Low Power Coalition – Work is underway to identify an interoperable subset of the Common Power Format (CPF) 1.1 and IEEE P1801-2009 (Unified Power Format, UPF). The coalition is also defining system-level power modeling requirements.
Si2 OpenDFM Specification – This group is currently reviewing a “near final” draft of a universal design rule checking (DRC) language that can be translated into a variety of proprietary verification languages.
Si2 Open3D Standards – Si2 is launching a new standards effort aimed at clarifying terminology, developing interfaces, and enhancing the design tool infrastructure for 3D ICs with through-silicon vias (TSVs).
The above is by no means a comprehensive list, and suggested additions are welcome. But it’s a long enough list to make clear that 2010 will be a busy year for those involved in standards related to IC and systems design.