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Controller Self-checking in a Controller / Datapath Architecture

Oikonomakos, Petros and Zwolinski, Mark, (2003) Controller Self-checking in a Controller / Datapath Architecture Hettiaratchi, Sambuddhi (ed.) At 3rd SIGDA UK Workshop on Electronic Design Automation, United Kingdom. 11 - 12 Sep 2003.

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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.

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Published date: 2003
Additional Information: Event Dates: 11-12/09/2003
Venue - Dates: 3rd SIGDA UK Workshop on Electronic Design Automation, United Kingdom, 2003-09-11 - 2003-09-12
Organisations: EEE


Local EPrints ID: 258219
PURE UUID: ffb3e759-7a0d-4659-8710-9ec95dffb305
ORCID for Mark Zwolinski: ORCID iD

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Date deposited: 18 Sep 2003
Last modified: 18 Jul 2017 09:34

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Author: Petros Oikonomakos
Author: Mark Zwolinski ORCID iD
Editor: Sambuddhi Hettiaratchi

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