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Issue No. 02 - February (1972 vol. 21)
ISSN: 0018-9340
pp: 189-195
A. C. L. Chiang , Macrodata Company, Chatsworth, Calif. 91311.
A. V. Banes , Macrodata Company, Chatsworth, Calif. 91311.
I. S. Reed , Department of Electrical Engineering, University of Southern California, Los Angeles, Calif. 90007.
ABSTRACT
A tool employed in automated fault diagnosis is emphasized: path sensitization by partial Boolean difference analysis. Motivated by the analogy between a test system and a communication system, a model for fault detection of a logic net is outlined from the standpoint of information theory. The classical ``path sensitizing'' technique is made systematic using the partial Boolean difference. This technique is based on a new theorem on the partial Boolean difference. Finally, a programmable fault detection algorithm is presented along with an example.
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A. C. L. Chiang, A. V. Banes, I. S. Reed, "Path Sensitization, Partial Boolean Difference, and Automated Fault Diagnosis", IEEE Transactions on Computers, vol. 21, no. , pp. 189-195, February 1972, doi:10.1109/TC.1972.5008925
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