Issue No. 04 - April (1986 vol. 35)
K.K. Saluja , Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, University of Wisconsin
The problem of testing sequential machines using a checking experiment is investigated. An algorithm is given to augment sequential machines by adding extra input(s) to make them testable. We also present a circuit modification method, similar to scan methods, such that the augmented machine can be tested by the checking experiment. A justification of our method for a VLSI environment is given by determining the overheads.
testable design, Built-in self test, checking experiments, scan design, sequential machines
R. Dandapani and K. Saluja, "An Alternative to Scan Design Methods for Sequential Machines," in IEEE Transactions on Computers, vol. 35, no. , pp. 384-388, 1986.