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Observations on the Effects of Fault Manifestation as a Function of Workload
May 1992 (vol. 41 no. 5)
pp. 559-566

The authors describe a methodology for modeling fault effects on system behavior and evaluate the methodology through an experimental fault injection, study. The methodology characterizes a workload under faulted conditions, and then uses workload attributes such as instruction usage to infer the fault behavior of other workloads. A model of workload attributes required to predict faulty behavior, is presented and evaluated.

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Index Terms:
fault manifestation; fault effects; system behavior; fault injection; workload; faulted conditions; instruction usage; fault behavior; faulty behavior; computation theory; fault tolerant computing.
Citation:
E.W. Czeck, D.P. Siewiorek, "Observations on the Effects of Fault Manifestation as a Function of Workload," IEEE Transactions on Computers, vol. 41, no. 5, pp. 559-566, May 1992, doi:10.1109/12.142682
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