Technical Tutorial:
"Using UPF for Low Power Design and Verification"

UPFPresented the Design and Verification Conference (DVCon) 2014, this tutorial provides the latest information on the Unified Power Format (UPF), based on IEEE Std 1801-2013 UPF which was released in late May 2013.

Part 1: Welcome and Introduction

Erich Marschner, Mentor Graphics
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Part 2: Low Power Design and Verification Challenges

Erich Marschner, Mentor Graphics
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Part 3: Introduction to UPF

John Biggs, ARM
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Part 4: UPF Basic Concepts and Terminology

Shreedhar Ramachandra, Synopsys
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Part 5: UPF Semantics and Usage

Erich Marschner, Mentor Graphics
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Part 6: Hard IP Modeling with Liberty and Verilog

Sushma Honnavara-Prasad, Broadcom
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Part 7: Power Model and Power Management Cell Commands

David Cheng, Cadence
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Part 8: Low Power Design Methodology for IP Providers

John Biggs, ARM
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Part 9: SoC-Level Design and Verification

Sushma Honnavara-Prasad, Broadcom
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Part 10: Adopting UPF

Sushma Honnavara-Prasad, Broadcom and Shreedhar Ramachandra, Synopsys
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Part 11: Where We Go From Here

John Biggs, ARM
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