CSC 454

Fault Tolerant Computing

Units: 1.5

Hours: 3-0

An introduction to selected issues in fault tolerant computing. Topics include: definitions of reliability, availability, safety, maintainability, testability and dependability; system protection through both hardware and information redundancy; quantitative methods for the evaluation of reliability; the design and test of integrated circuits; software fault tolerance and software testing. Includes a number of case studies of practical fault tolerant systems.

Prerequisites:

Undergraduate course in Computer Science offered by the Department of Computer Science in the Faculty of Engineering.

Schedules:
Summer Fall Spring

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