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Specifying Hardware Timing with ET-Lotos

  • Ji He
  • Kenneth J. Turner
Conference paper
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 2144)

Abstract

It is explained how Dill (Digital Logic in Lotos) can specify and analyse hardware timing characteristics using ET-Lotos (Enhanced Timed Lotos — the ISO Language Of Temporal Ordering Specification). Hardware functionality and timing characteristics are rigorously specified and then validated.

Keywords

Setup Time General Delay Digital Logic Input Change Operator Delta 
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Copyright information

© Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg 2001

Authors and Affiliations

  • Ji He
    • 1
  • Kenneth J. Turner
    • 1
  1. 1.Computing Science and MathematicsUniversity of StirlingStirlingScotland

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