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Electronics 2013, 2(3), 212-233; doi:10.3390/electronics2030212
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Redundancy + Reconfigurability = Recoverability

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Received: 6 May 2013; in revised form: 8 July 2013 / Accepted: 10 July 2013 / Published: 23 July 2013
(This article belongs to the Special Issue Fault-Tolerant Routing)
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Abstract: An approach to consider computers and connected computer systems using structural, time, and information redundancies is proposed. An application of redundancy for reconfigurability and recoverability of computers and connected computer systems is discussed, gaining performance, reliability, and power-saving in operation. A paradigm of recoverability is introduced and, if followed, shifts connected computer systems toward real-time applications. Use of redundancy for connected computers is analysed in terms of recoverability, where two supportive algorithms of forward and backward tracing are proposed and explained. As an example, growth of mission reliability is formulated.
Keywords: computer systems; redundancy; recoverability; reconfigurability; tracing algorithms; performance-, reliability- and energy-wise systems; mission reliability computer systems; redundancy; recoverability; reconfigurability; tracing algorithms; performance-, reliability- and energy-wise systems; mission reliability
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MDPI and ACS Style

Monkman, S.; Schagaev, I. Redundancy + Reconfigurability = Recoverability. Electronics 2013, 2, 212-233.

AMA Style

Monkman S, Schagaev I. Redundancy + Reconfigurability = Recoverability. Electronics. 2013; 2(3):212-233.

Chicago/Turabian Style

Monkman, Simon; Schagaev, Igor. 2013. "Redundancy + Reconfigurability = Recoverability." Electronics 2, no. 3: 212-233.

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