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Design of Self-Checking Circuits Using DCVS Logic: A Case Study
July 1992 (vol. 41 no. 7)
pp. 891-896

A technique for designing self-checking circuits using differential cascode voltage switch (DCVS) logic is presented. This technique is used in a design case study and the results obtained through actual implementation and testing of a self-checking circuit are discussed. It is demonstrated that the self-checking capability of the circuit can be used to implement fault tolerance at low hardware-overhead costs.

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Index Terms:
self-checking circuits; DCVS logic; differential cascode voltage switch; fault tolerance; low hardware-overhead costs; error correction; error detection; fault tolerant computing; logic circuits; logic design.
Citation:
N. Kanopoulos, D. Pantzartzis, F.R. Bartram, "Design of Self-Checking Circuits Using DCVS Logic: A Case Study," IEEE Transactions on Computers, vol. 41, no. 7, pp. 891-896, July 1992, doi:10.1109/12.256445
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