Path-Based Error Coverage Prediction
Artikel i vetenskaplig tidskrift, 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

error detection coverage

analytical coverage estimation


Joakim Aidemark

Chalmers, Institutionen för datorteknik

Peter Folkesson

Chalmers, Institutionen för datorteknik

Johan Karlsson

Chalmers, Institutionen för datorteknik

Journal of Electronic Testing: Theory and Applications (JETTA)

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

Vol. 18 3 343-349






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