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Senior Design Engineer Interview Austin, TX

About trace driven vs execution driven modeling. Trace

  driven modeling is faster; and but is less realistic due to not exploring bad paths during branch prediction. Execution driven modeling usually requires the existence of a functional model - in addition to a timing model to do neat things like sampling etc.

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I didn't know it. Wouldn't expect any non modeler to.

Interview Candidate on Jul 8, 2014

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