CAD for Assurance of Electronic Systems

Common Evaluation Platform (CEP)

By: Brendon Chetwynd, Tony Duong, Kyle Ingols, Kevin Bush, Ricky Hardy, Matthew Hicks, and Michael Moukarzel


The Common Evaluation Platform (CEP) is intended as a surrogate System on a Chip (SoC) that provides users an open-source evaluation platform for the evaluation of custom tools and techniques. An extensive verification environment provided to ensure the underlying functionality is maintained even after modification.


Brendon Chetwynd


  • Output: Xilinx VC-707 bitstream, waveforms


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Additional Pre-requisites (per ), “Pre-Requisites”

Licensing Info

BSD 2-Clause, dependency licenses identified in

Toolset can be found at this link


Please refer to this link under the heading “Additional Sources of Information”.


  • UCB
  • The Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency
  • USC Information Sciences Institute

User Guide Link can be found at this link