SystemVerilog Design Hierarchy

  • Stuart Sutherland
  • Simon Davidmann
  • Peter Flake


This chapter presents the many enhancements to Verflog that SystemVerilog adds for representing and working with design hierarchy. The topics that are discussed include:
  • Module prototypes

  • Nested modules

  • Simplified netlists of module instances

  • Netlist aliasing

  • Passing values through module ports

  • Port connections by reference

  • Enhanced port declarations

  • Parameterized data types and polymorphism

  • Variable declarations in blocks


Data Type Vector Size Module Definition Module Instance Input Wire 
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© Springer Science+Business Media Dordrecht 2004

Authors and Affiliations

  • Stuart Sutherland
  • Simon Davidmann
  • Peter Flake

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