Accession Number : AD0641118

Title :   ON THE CONNECTION ASSIGNMENT PROBLEM OF DIAGNOSABLE SYSTEMS,

Corporate Author : ILLINOIS UNIV URBANA COORDINATED SCIENCE LAB

Personal Author(s) : PREPARATA,F. P. ; Metze,G. ; Chien,R. T.

Report Date : OCT 1966

Pagination or Media Count : 29

Abstract : The paper treats the problem of automatic fault diagnosis for systems with multiple faults. The system is decomposed into a number of units u sub 1, u sub 2..., sub n, where a unit is a well identifiable portion of the system which cannot be further decomposed for the purpose of diagnosis. By means of a given arrangement of testing links (connection assignment) each unit of the system tests a subset of units, and a proper diagnosis can be arrived at for any diagnosable fault pattern. Methods for optimal assignments are given for instantaneous and sequential diagnosis procedures. (Author)

Descriptors :   (*DIGITAL SYSTEMS, TEST METHODS), RELIABILITY(ELECTRONICS), SCHEDULING, GRAPHICS, MODEL THEORY

Subject Categories : Mfg & Industrial Eng & Control of Product Sys

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE