A Primer on Design For Test
In a previous article I alluded to Design for Test (DFT) by mentioning a specific example.
The techniques have been around for decades. Just how long ago though?
I searched on “Design for Test” in the IEEE paper data base; the search resulted in 760 references the oldest being 1983.
Hmm there had to be earlier papers? So next I plugged in the key words “Design For Testability.” This time a list of 4,235 references appeared, the oldest one published in 1978. [Read more…]