A Cross-domain Heterogeneous ABV-Library for Mixed-signal Virtual Prototypes in SystemC/AMS
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Design and Verification Conference and Exhibition Europe 2022
In this paper we discuss how assertions can be applied for the design and verification of mixed-signal virtual prototypes based on SystemC/AMS . In particular, we propose a SystemC assertions library with a user-friendly API which enables specification of complex mixed-signal behaviors. We show that the assertions library is designed to handle heterogeneous systems containing mixed-signal characteristics, transactions, and software. Furthermore, we explain how assertions can be easily and intuitively used to specify the DUV behavior across multiple domains. Using ARM Fast Models-based temperature control system we show how our proposed SystemC assertions library can be used to verify the DUV.