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Foundation of Combined Datapath and Controller Self-checking Design

Oikonomakos, Petros and Zwolinski, Mark, (2003) Foundation of Combined Datapath and Controller Self-checking Design Metra, Cecilia, Sonza Reorda, Matteo, Gizopoulos, Dimitris and Nicolaidis, Michael (eds.) At 9th IEEE International On-Line Testing Symposium, Greece. 07 - 09 Jul 2003. , pp. 30-34.

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We consider the problem of designing self-checking controllers for applications with sequential datapaths. Firstly we compare encoded and unencoded (one-hot) controller implementations and we argue that self-checking of encoded control signals is not sufficient in terms of testability. Subsequently, we present four alternative controller self-checking schemes, based both on parity and on the observation that a self-checking data path can be employed for control path self-checking as well, by exploiting Intrinsically Secure control states. We discuss the properties of each of them, and present a few experimental results.

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Published date: 2003
Additional Information: Event Dates: 7-9 July 2003
Venue - Dates: 9th IEEE International On-Line Testing Symposium, Greece, 2003-07-07 - 2003-07-09
Organisations: EEE


Local EPrints ID: 258021
PURE UUID: 5581222f-e149-4d7f-8c3e-53dcda534c8f
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Date deposited: 18 Jul 2003
Last modified: 18 Jul 2017 09:35

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Author: Petros Oikonomakos
Author: Mark Zwolinski ORCID iD
Editor: Cecilia Metra
Editor: Matteo Sonza Reorda
Editor: Dimitris Gizopoulos
Editor: Michael Nicolaidis

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