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8966428 
Fixedoutline floorplanning approach for mixedsize modules
A fixedoutline floorplanning approach for mixedsize modules is disclosed. Firstly, evenly distribute mixedsize circuit modules to whole chip area based on different requirements such as...


8959009 
Modeling dielectric coating of conductor
A method for modeling a conductor in a substrate and a dielectric coating formed between the conductor and the substrate includes meshing a surface of the conductor into multiple conductor cells,...


8959008 
Method for dynamically switching analyses and for dynamically switching models in circuit simulators
Performing a transient analysis with a compact FET model that is predominantly intended for DC analysis, such as an IDDQ leakage model, to enable toggling logic states in sequential logic circuits...


8954909 
Automated scalable verification for hardware designs at the register transfer level
A system and methods are provided for verifying a hardware design for an electronic circuit. The method may include: providing a hardware design description for the electronic circuit; extracting a...


8954908 
Fast monte carlo statistical analysis using threshold voltage modeling
A system, method, and computer program product for automatically approximating conventional Monte Carlo statistical device model evaluation for circuit simulation with drastic speed improvements,...


8954305 
Circuit simulation apparatus and circuit simulation method
A circuit simulation apparatus acquires wiring connection information indicating connection data in an electric circuit, selects a component constituting the circuit based on the wiring connection...


8954306 
Component behavior modeling using separate behavior model
A behavior model is provided, which is configured to simulate one aspect of the behavior of a component apart from the component model for the component. The behavior model can be included in a...


8954308 
Modeling of multilayered power/ground planes using triangle elements
In a method of simulating electrical characteristics of a circuit board having a plurality of features, the plurality of features is projected onto a planar construct. A Delaunay triangulation...


8954307 
Chained programming language preprocessors for circuit simulation
A netlist description that includes embedded code segments for describing a circuit is preprocessed in order to replace the embedded code segments with corresponding preprocessed code segments,...


8949751 
Methods and systems for wiring systems analysis and verification
A method for visually verifying an implementation of a design is described. The method includes integrating logical design data, physical design data, and physical implementation data into a common...


8949101 
Hardware execution driven application level derating calculation for soft error rate analysis
Mechanisms are provided for predicting effects of soft errors on an integrated circuit device design. A data processing system is configured to implement a unified derating tool that includes a...


8949100 
System, method, and computer program product for simulating a mixed signal circuit design
The present disclosure relates to a computerimplemented method for simulating an analog and mixedsignal circuit design having a digital circuit segment connected to an analog circuit segment at a...


8949102 
Method and system for power delivery network analysis
The subject application relates to a method and system for power delivery network analysis. The present disclosure is directed towards a computerimplemented method for analyzing a power delivery...


8949083 
Modeling gate transconductance in a subcircuit transistor model
A method for modeling a transistor includes providing a transistor model having at least a source node, a drain node, and a gate node, simulating operation of a device using the transistor model in...


8949099 
Method and system for steady state simulation and noise analysis of driven oscillators
In a circuit simulation tool in a computer system having one or more computer processors and computerreadable storage, a method for characterizing a driven oscillator circuit having an oscillator...


8942968 
Analysis support computer product, apparatus, and method
A computerreadable, nontransitory medium stores a program that causes a computer to execute a process including acquiring a unique coefficient that is unique to a device in a circuit under test...


8935623 
Automatic API generation to functional PSoC blocks
A method of generating an application programming interface (API) for an electronic circuit. A graphical user interface is displayed through which a user can initiate generation of the API. A...


8935146 
Computer aided design apparatus, computer aided design program, computer aided design method for a semiconductor device and method of manufacturing a semiconductor circuit based on characteristic value and simulation parameter
A simulation instructing unit instructs a simulation unit, which generates signal characteristics, to generate the signal characteristics. A characteristic value extracting unit extracts, from the...


8935133 
Measurement points in modeling and simulation
A computing device may be used to create a model that includes a block. The block may represent a function corresponding to a simulation. Measurement points may be inserted into the model. The...


8930856 
Mask rule checking based on curvature
Aspects of the invention relate to techniques for mask rule checking based on curvature information. The curvature information comprises convex curvature information and concave curvature...


8930174 
Modeling technique for resistive random access memory (RRAM) cells
Accurate simulation of twoterminal resistive random access memory (RRAM) behavior is accomplished by solving equations including state variables for filament length growth, filament width growth,...


8924909 
Microelectromechanical system design and layout
Methods for producing layout data for devices are described. One method includes using a genetic algorithm to determine a structure of a thermallyoperated actuator. Another method includes...


8914760 
Electrical hotspot detection, analysis and correction
Aspects of the invention relate to techniques for detecting and correcting electrical hotspots in a layout design for a circuit design comprising an analog circuit. Layout parameters for device...


8903687 
Dielectric absorption compensation for a measurement instrument
A method for compensating for a dielectric absorption effect in a measurement configuration during measurements by an instrument having measurement terminals includes providing a feedback loop in...


8903697 
Solutions for modeling spatially correlated variations in an integrated circuit
A computerimplemented method for modeling Spatially Correlated Variation (SCV) in a design of an Integrated Circuit (IC) is disclosed. In one embodiment, the method includes: generating a set of...


8903700 
Concretization of abstracted traces
An abstract trace may be defined based on a coverage goal. An execution of a System Under Test (SUT) is guided in accordance with the coverage goal. Nondeterministic decision, which correlates to...


8903686 
Partitioning electronic circuits for simulation on multicore processors
A circuit is simulated by using distributed computing to obtain a real solution. The circuit may be an entire integrated circuit, portion of an integrated circuit, or a circuit block. A circuit...


8903696 
System and method for controlling granularity of transaction recording in discrete event simulation
A method and system for controlling granularity of transaction recording and visualizing system performance and behavior in a discrete functional verification software simulation environment is...


8903698 
Generating behavioral models for analog circuits
A system for generating behavioral models for analog circuits may include a database that is configured to store a parameterized hardware description language model of an analog circuit and an...


8898618 
Interactive simplification of schematic diagram of integrated circuit design
The interactive grouping tool offers the flexibility to simplify the schematic diagram of an integrated circuit (IC) design by grouping circuit elements that are not specified to be of interest...


8898050 
Static IR (voltage) drop analyzing apparatus and associated method
A static voltage drop analyzing apparatus applied to a MultiThreshold Complementary MetalOxideSemiconductor (MTCMOS) transistor is provided. The static voltage drop analyzing apparatus includes...


8892416 
System and method of generating equationlevel diagnostic error messages for use in circuit simulation
A mechanism for providing equationlevel diagnostic error messages for system models undergoing circuit simulations is discussed. The components in a model of a system being simulated are converted...


8892415 
Modelbased systems and methods for monitoring resources
Modeling systems and methods for constructing one or more models of a computing system using collected data. Certain modelbased systems build topology models and/or model instances by transforming...


8886507 
Methods and systems for simulating circuit operation
A processor for use in simulating operation of a portion of an electrical circuit is provided. The processor is configured to receive at least one input indicative of electrical circuit data...


8886509 
Coherent state among multiple simulation models in an EDA simulation environment
A circuit design is simulated in a simulation environment. When a simulation model in the simulation environment transfers state information to a second simulation model, the simulation environment...


8886508 
Circuit simulation acceleration using model caching
A mechanism for improving speed of simulation of complex circuits that include transistors and other devices that share similar properties is provided. Circuit simulation speed is improved by...


8880386 
Method for circuit simulation
A computerimplemented method for simulating an electrical circuit. The method includes (a) setting a first temperature distribution in the electrical circuit, (b) performing an electrical...


8874941 
Apparatus and method for designing an architecturally homogeneous powerperformance heterogeneous multicore processor using simulated annealing optimization
For multicore power performance management, a first core has a first architecture and is designed for a first voltagefrequency domain. A second core has the first architecture and that is designed...


8868398 
Method for predicting arc flash energy and PPE category within a realtime monitoring system
A method for simulating an arc flash event on an electrical power system is disclosed. The virtual system model of the electrical system is modified to introduce a short circuiting feature. The...


8868396 
Verification and debugging using heterogeneous simulation models
A method and apparatus for verifying and debugging a circuit design module of a high level programming system is disclosed herein. A circuit design created in a high level programming environment...


8869158 
Job scheduling to balance energy consumption and schedule performance
An energyaware backfill scheduling method combines overestimation of job runtimes and processor adjustments, such as dynamic voltage and frequency scaling, to balance overall schedule performance...


8869081 
Automating integrated circuit device library generation in model based metrology
Various embodiments include computerimplemented methods, computer program products and systems for generating an integrated circuit (IC) library for use in a scatterometry analysis. In some cases,...


8868395 
Fast simulation method for integrated circuits with power management circuitry
In a fast simulation technique, the output node of a power supply module of the integrated circuit can be designated as an ideal power node. At this point, the power supply module can be designated...


8863057 
Method for selectively modeling narrowwidth stacked device performance
An approach for methodology enabling a verification of IC designs that compensates for degraded performance due to a physical placement, particularly a stacked physical placement is disclosed. A...


8862453 
Techniques for incorporating timing jitter and/or amplitude noise into hardware description languagebased input stimuli
Methods for generating waveforms with realistic transitions, controllable timing jitter, and controllable amplitude noise in a computerbased simulation environment are disclosed. A first method...


8862251 
Controller for machine tool and machiningrelated data processing system provided therewith
A machiningrelated data processing system has a configuration in which a controller for machine tool comprising an NC device and an assisting device is connected to a data processing device via a...


8855993 
Integrated circuit design simulation matrix interpolation
Methods and systems perform a simulation on an integrated circuit design by applying a first value to a first variable and a second value to a second variable of the simulation to produce a first...


8849630 
Techniques to predict threedimensional thermal distributions in realtime
Techniques for monitoring and predicting environmental operating conditions in a data center are provided. In one aspect, a method for realtime, threedimensional analysis of environmental...


8849644 
Parallel simulation using an ordered priority of event regions
In one embodiment, a plurality of kernels are provided. Each kernel may simulate a partition of a design under test. A plurality of event regions are provided. The regions may be in an ordered...


8849642 
Signal definitions or descriptions in graphical modeling environments
Methods, system and computer program products are disclosed for providing a graphical modeling environment in which a graphical model is generated and executed. In the graphical modeling...
