Getting Generic with Test Intent: Separating Test Intent from Design Details with Portable Stimulus

It’s typical to think about writing tests for a specific design. However, as the number of SoCs and SoC variants that a verification team is responsible for grows, creating tests that are specific to the design is becoming impractical. The emerging Accellera Portable Stimulus Standard (PSS) provides features that enable test writers to maintain a strong separation between test intent and the design-specific tests that are run against a specific design.

This article shows how Accellera PSS can be used to develop generic test intent for generating memory traffic in an SoC, and how that generic test intent is targeted to a specific design.

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Find out how T&VS portable stimulus specification addresses today industry verification challenges.