Computational Aspects of Fault Location and Resilience Problems for Interdependent Infrastructure Networks

  • Madhav V. Marathe
  • S. S. RaviEmail author
  • Daniel J. Rosenkrantz
  • Richard E. Stearns
Conference paper
Part of the Studies in Computational Intelligence book series (SCI, volume 812)


Motivated by applications in diagnosing failures in complex infrastructure networks, we consider the configuration sequence completion problem (CSC) for networked systems. The goal of the CSC problem is to choose values for unknown entries in a specified sequence of configurations of a system so that the resulting sequence represents a valid trajectory of the system. This problem generalizes some known decision problems for dynamical systems. We present efficient algorithms for some versions of the CSC problem and computational intractability results for other versions.



We thank Professors Arun Phadke and late Jim Thorp (Virginia Tech) for discussions related to problems studied in this paper. We thank the referees for providing helpful comments. This work has been partially supported by DARPA Cooperative Agreement D17AC00003 (NGS2), DTRA CNIMS (Contract HDTRA1-11-D-0016-0001), NSF DIBBS Grant ACI-1443054, NSF BIG DATA Grant IIS-1633028 and NSF EAGER Grant CMMI-1745207.


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Madhav V. Marathe
    • 1
  • S. S. Ravi
    • 1
    • 2
    Email author
  • Daniel J. Rosenkrantz
    • 2
  • Richard E. Stearns
    • 2
  1. 1.University of VirginiaCharlottesvilleUSA
  2. 2.University at Albany – SUNYAlbanyUSA

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