Conference Paper

Fault Models and Injection Strategies in SystemC Specifications

DOI: 10.1109/DSD.2008.35 Conference: 11th Euromicro Conference on Digital System Design: Architectures, Methods and Tools, DSD 2008, Parma, Italy, September 3-5, 2008
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ABSTRACT This paper presents fault models and fault injection strategies designed in a simulation platform with reflection capabilities, used for simulating complex systems specified by using SystemC and by adopting a platform-based design approach. The approach allows the designer to work at different levels of abstraction and to take into account permanent and transient faults, and -- most important -- it features a transparent and dynamic mechanism for both injecting faults and analyzing the produced errors, in order to evaluate possible fault detection and/or tolerance design techniques.

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