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The ARM Cortex-A8 Microprocessor IEEE Std 1500 Wrapper
January/February 2009 (vol. 26 no. 1)
pp. 44-51
Stylianos Diamantidis, Globetech Solutions
Iraklis Diamantidis, Globetech Solutions
This article describes the test wrapper implementation of a popular embedded microprocessor, along with an automated approach for verifying the wrapper's compliance to the standard.

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Index Terms:
ARM Cortex-A8 microprocessor, test, IEEE Std 1500, wrapper, compliance, verification
Teresa McLaurin, Stylianos Diamantidis, Iraklis Diamantidis, "The ARM Cortex-A8 Microprocessor IEEE Std 1500 Wrapper," IEEE Design & Test of Computers, vol. 26, no. 1, pp. 44-51, Jan.-Feb. 2009, doi:10.1109/MDT.2009.19
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