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Fault-Tolerant Automatic Control

  • Marc Bodson
  • John Lehoczky
  • Ragunathan Rajkumar
  • Lui Sha
  • Jennifer Stephan
Part of the The Springer International Series in Engineering and Computer Science book series (SECS, volume 297)

Abstract

There has been great progress in the area of hardware fault-tolerance. Unfortunately, the same cannot be said about software fault-tolerance. Computing system failures are increasingly caused by software faults. A commercial study by Tandem Computing Inc.

Keywords

Software Architecture Fuzzy Logic Controller Ball Position Complex Software Software Fault 
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© Springer Science+Business Media New York 1995

Authors and Affiliations

  • Marc Bodson
    • 1
  • John Lehoczky
    • 2
  • Ragunathan Rajkumar
    • 3
  • Lui Sha
    • 3
  • Jennifer Stephan
    • 4
  1. 1.Department of Electrical EngineeringUniversity of UtahSalt Lake CityUSA
  2. 2.Department of StatisticsCarnegie Mellon UniversityPittsburghUSA
  3. 3.Software Engineering InstituteCarnegie Mellon UniversityPittsburghUSA
  4. 4.Department of Electrical and Computer EngineeringCarnegie Mellon UniversityPittsburghUSA

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