SOURCE: Open SystemC Initiative

Open SystemC Initiative

May 25, 2011 09:00 ET

Users Share Insights on System-Level Modeling, Design, and Verification of Embedded Systems at the Design Automation Conference in San Diego, CA

Analog Mixed-Signal Workshop, June 5 and North American SystemC Users Meeting, June 6 Explore Interrelated Challenges for Hardware and Software Designers

SAN JOSE, CA--(Marketwire - May 25, 2011) -

WHO: The Open SystemC Initiative (OSCI), an independent, non-profit organization dedicated to supporting and advancing SystemC™ as an industry-standard language for electronic system-level (ESL) design, announces events to be held during the 2011 Design Automation Conference (DAC) in San Diego, Calif.


Members of OSCI's Analog Mixed-Signal (AMS) Working Group will conduct a workshop at DAC on June 5, from 10:00AM-6:00PM. The workshop will explain the power of SystemC AMS extensions and will bring hands-on experience to show how to efficiently use SystemC AMS for mixed-signal, system-level design and verification tasks. This is an official DAC workshop and DAC registration is required. Find out more and register:

Monday, June 6

8:30 - 9:00AMRegistration and Continental Breakfast
9:00 - 9:15AMWelcome, Agenda & NASCUG Introduction
Tor Jeremiassen, Texas Instruments, USA
9:15 - 9:30AMOSCI Update
Stan Krolikoski, Cadence Design Systems, Inc., USA
9:30 - 9:55AMSystemC IP Generation from Graphics and Verification with a UVM System Verilog Testbench
Laurent Isenegger, CoFluent Design, USA
9:55 - 10:20AMVerification Closure of SystemC Designs with Functional Coverage
Christoph Kuznik, University of Paderborn, Germany
10:20 - 10:30AMBreak
10:30 - 10:55AMStandard Methodology for Configuration, Control & Inspection of Models
Girish Verma, CircuitSutra Technologies Pvt Ltd, India
10:55 - 11:20AMSoftware Verification, Analysis and Profiling on SystemC TLM-2.0 Virtual Platforms
Simon Davidmann, Imperas Software Ltd, England
11:20 - 11:45AMTLM-2.0: Miracle Cure or Snake Oil?
David Black, XtremeEDA Corp, USA
11:45AM - NOONMeeting Close and Prize Drawing

View presentation abstracts and find out more about NASCUG at

NASCUG is free to industry professionals and the media with advance registration:

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Videos of user presentations from past NASCUG meetings along with in-depth technical tutorials are available at

About SystemC and OSCI
The Open SystemC Initiative (OSCI) is an independent, not-for-profit association composed of a broad range of organizations dedicated to supporting and advancing SystemC as an open industry standard for system-level modeling, design and verification. SystemC is a language built in C++ that spans from concept to implementation in hardware and software. For further information about SystemC and OSCI, visit

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