PRASE: An Approach for Program Reliability Analysis with Soft Errors

@article{Xu2008PRASEAA,
  title={PRASE: An Approach for Program Reliability Analysis with Soft Errors},
  author={Jianjun Xu and Rui Shen and QingPing Tan},
  journal={2008 14th IEEE Pacific Rim International Symposium on Dependable Computing},
  year={2008},
  pages={240-247}
}
Soft errors are emerging as a new challenge in computer applications. Current studies about soft errors mainly focus on the circuit and architecture level. Few works discuss the impact of soft errors on programs. This paper presents a novel approach named PRASE, which can analyze the reliability of a program with the effect of soft errors. Based on the simple probability theory and the corresponding assembly code of a program, we propose two models for analyzing the probabilities about error… CONTINUE READING

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