Los Angeles, CA
March 31, 2009 to April 2, 2009
DOI Bookmark: http://doi.ieeecomputersociety.org/10.1109/CSIE.2009.464
We are concerned with the problem of detecting faults in distributed software, rapidly and accurately. We assume that the software is characterized by events or attributes, which determine operational modes; some of these modes may be identified as failures. We assume that these events are known and that their probabilistic structure, in their chronological evolution, is also known, for a finite set of different operational modes. We propose and analyze a sequential algorithm that detects changes in operational modes rapidly and reliably. Further more, a threshold operational parameter of the algorithm controls effectively the induced speed versus correct detection versus false detection tradeoff.
Fault recognition, detection of change, sequential algorithms
A.T. Burrell, "Detecting Software Faults in Distrubted Systems", CSIE, 2009, 2009 WRI World Congress on Computer Science and Information Engineering, CSIE, 2009 WRI World Congress on Computer Science and Information Engineering, CSIE 2009, pp. 300-304, doi:10.1109/CSIE.2009.464