Accession Number:

ADD019175

Title:

System Level Aid for Troubleshooting (SLAT)

Descriptive Note:

Patent filed 9 Nov 95, patented 22 Sep 98

Corporate Author:

DEPARTMENT OF THE NAVY WASHINGTON DC

Personal Author(s):

Report Date:

1998-09-22

Pagination or Media Count:

12.0

Abstract:

This invention relates generally to a method and apparatus for isolating and analyzing faults in a complex system which is represented by a network comprising a plurality of nodes interconnected by links defining the flow among nodes corresponding to flows in the complex system. The complex system is stored as a database internal to the apparatus and represents a physical system under test. The apparatus localizes faults in the system by utilizing data structure search methods invoked by the operator successively passing andor failing system nodes based on observed system status and technical information provided by the apparatus.

Subject Categories:

  • Electrical and Electronic Equipment
  • Computer Programming and Software

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE