2013-2014 Undergraduate and Graduate Bulletin (with addenda) 
    
    Oct 16, 2018  
2013-2014 Undergraduate and Graduate Bulletin (with addenda) [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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CS-GY 6183 Fault-Tolerant Computers

3 Credits
This course introduces a variety of hardware and software techniques to design and model fault-tolerant computers. Topics include coding techniques (Hamming, SECSED, SECDED, etc.); majority voting schemes (TMR); software redundancy (Nversion programming); software-recovery schemes; network reliability design and estimation. The course introduces probabilistic methods for reliability modeling. Other topics: Examples from space fault tolerant systems, networks, commercial nonstop systems (TANDEM and STRATUS). RAID memory systems. Fault-tolerant modeling tools such as HARP, SHURE and SHARPE.

Prerequisite(s): Graduate status and CS-GY 6133 .
Weekly Lecture Hours: 3 | Weekly Lab Hours: 0 | Weekly Recitation Hours: 0



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