SystemC Synthesis Working Group (SWG)

Charter

This group is responsible for the definition of a synthesizable subset of SystemC.

Chair: Andres Takach, Mentor Graphics
Vice-Chair: Michael Meredith, Cadence

Background

Since the last public review of the Synthesis Subset (version 1.3 which was released in August 2009), draft 1.4 has been updated to improve the clarity of what constructs are supported. The draft was reviewed and updated based on the IEEE 1666-2011 SystemC language standard. Updates were done in all sections including support for C++ constructs and SystemC modules, processes, clocks, resets and datatypes. 

The SystemC Synthesizable Subset Version 1.4 is now open for public review and comment until May 15, 2015. Community feedback on the draft is welcome for consideration in the next release of this standard. The document can be downloaded here. For more information and to submit feedback, please visit the Working Group’s public forum.  

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