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Performability Analysis: A New Algorithm
April 1996 (vol. 45 no. 4)
pp. 491-494

Abstract—We propose, in this paper, a new algorithm to compute the performability distribution. Its computational complexity is polynomial and it deals only with nonnegative numbers bounded by one. This important property allows us to determine truncation steps and so to improve the execution time of he algorithm.

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Index Terms:
Fault tolerance, repairable systems, Markov processes, performability, performance, reliability, uniformization.
Citation:
Hédi Nabli, Bruno Sericola, "Performability Analysis: A New Algorithm," IEEE Transactions on Computers, vol. 45, no. 4, pp. 491-494, April 1996, doi:10.1109/12.494108
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