List of Figures. List of Tables. Acknowledgments. Foreword.
Part I: Self Consistency.
2. Self Consistency. 3. Self Consistency in Practice.
Part II: Parametric Representations.
4. The Parametric Representation. 5. Using the Parametric Representation.
Part III: Incremental Flushing.
6. Background on Processor Verification. 7. Incremental Flushing. 8. Conclusions.
This volume contains two distinct, but related, approaches to the verification problem, both based on symbolic simulation. It describes new ideas that enable the use of formal methods, specifically symbolic simulation, in validating commercial hardware designs of remarkable complexity.
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