Path-Based Error Coverage Prediction
Journal article, 2002

We present an analytical technique that uses fault injection data for estimating the coverage of concurrent error detection mechanisms in microprocessors. A major problem in such estimations is that the coverage depends on the program executed by the microprocessor as well as the input sequence to the program. We propose a method that predicts the error coverage for a specified input sequence based on fault injection data obtained for another input sequence. Our results show that post-injection analysis is a promising approach for reducing the cost of coverage estimation.

fault injection

analytical coverage estimation

error detection coverage


Joakim Aidemark

Chalmers, Department of Computer Engineering

Peter Folkesson

Chalmers, Department of Computer Engineering

Johan Karlsson

Chalmers, Department of Computer Engineering

Journal of Electronic Testing: Theory and Applications (JETTA)

0923-8174 (ISSN) 1573-0727 (eISSN)

Vol. 18 3 343-349

Subject Categories

Computer Engineering

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