DSM Modelling for Digital Design Using Verilog HDL


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International Journal of Advanced Network, Monitoring and Controls

Xi'an Technological University

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DSM Modelling for Digital Design Using Verilog HDL

Xing Xue / Yao Chen / Junchao Wei

Keywords : design structure matrix, modeling, Verilog HDL, digital design

Citation Information : International Journal of Advanced Network, Monitoring and Controls. Volume 2, Issue 1, Pages 59-64, DOI: https://doi.org/10.21307/ijanmc-2017-002

License : (CC BY-NC-ND 4.0)

Published Online: 08-April-2018



In the practice of product design, the efficient control of complexity has increasinglygained importance. The Dependency Structure Matrix (DSM) has proved to be a useful tool for analysing system structure and managing structural complexity. In order to provide a deep insight of system structure in designing Verilog HDL source code artefacts for digital system designers and project managers, the paper proposes a DSM modelling method based on the characteristics of the digital system structural modelling with Verilog and the component dependencies relationship. A DSM modelling example is presented. Result shows that with the DSM model, the source code artefacts can be efficiently analyzed.

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