AUTOMATIC RECOVERY FROM TRANSIENT MALFUNCTIONS IN SPACE COMPUTERS.
Final Rept. Jul 63-Jul 64,
GENERAL ELECTRIC CO ITHACA N Y ADVANCED ELECTRONICS CENTER
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An investigation into the feasibility of improving the reliability of spaceborne computers by automatic recovery from transient malfunctions which may occur within the computer was performed. The principal conclusion was that management of the transient malfunctions that may occur within a digital computer by self-contained means is both feasible and practical. Techniques for the detection of malfunctions and for automatic recovery are presented. Author