Accession Number:

ADA142140

Title:

Distributed Avionic Computers.

Descriptive Note:

Final rept.,

Corporate Author:

SRI INTERNATIONAL MENLO PARK CA

Report Date:

1983-10-01

Pagination or Media Count:

88.0

Abstract:

The goal of the task described in this report is to establish the basis for an advanced fault-tolerant onboard computer that will be the successor to the current generation of fault-tolerant computers. Towards this goal we are working on the following technical problems 1 The architecture of a network-based fault-tolerant system 2 The diagnosis of transient faults from error reports 3 The use of Ada as the language for the executives of the computer and the application programs and 4 A new paradigm an extension of the conventional voting paradigm for comparing the values produced by replicated processors.

Subject Categories:

  • Flight Control and Instrumentation
  • Computer Hardware
  • Computer Systems

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE