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Design Automation Conference (1988)
Anaheim, CA, USA
June 12, 1988 to June 15, 1988
ISBN: 0-8186-0864-1
pp: 40-47
Coelho , Vantage Anal. Syst., Inc., Fremont, CA, USA
ABSTRACT
VHDL (VHSIC Hardware Description Language) is such an extremely flexible and versatile language, that the language reference documentation is not sufficient to ensure that models written by one hardware designer will be compatible with another's models. What is required is a set of VHDL modeling conventions and standard packages which structure the usage of VHDL modeling approaches. The issues inherent in VHDL in regards to model compatibility are discussed, and a number of solutions to this problem.
INDEX TERMS
flexible language, standards, VHDL, VHSIC Hardware Description Language, versatile language, language reference documentation, set of VHDL modeling conventions, standard packages, model compatibility, solutions
CITATION

Coelho, "VHDL: a call for standards," Design Automation Conference(DAC), Anaheim, CA, USA, 1988, pp. 40-47.
doi:10.1109/DAC.1988.14732
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