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Hazard—Freedom Checking in Speed—Independent Systems

  • Husnu Yenigun
  • Vladimir Levin
  • Doron Peled
  • Peter A. Beerel
Conference paper
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 1703)

Abstract

We describe two approaches to use the model checking tool COSPAN to check the hazard freedom in speed—independent circuits. First, we propose a straight forward approach to implement a speed—independent circuit in S/R. Second, we propose a reduction technique over the first approach by restricting the original system with certain constraints. This reduction is implemented on the top of COSPAN which also applies its own reductions, including symbolic representation (BDD).

Keywords

Model Check Selection Variable Boolean Function Independent System Reachable State 
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Copyright information

© Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg 1999

Authors and Affiliations

  • Husnu Yenigun
    • 1
  • Vladimir Levin
    • 1
  • Doron Peled
    • 1
  • Peter A. Beerel
    • 2
  1. 1.Bell LaboratoriesMurray HillUSA
  2. 2.2 University of Southern CaliforniaLos AngelesUSA

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