Robustness in Digital Hardware

R Woods, G Lightbody

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Abstract

The growth in electronics has probably been the equivalent of the Industrial Revolution in the past century in terms of how much it has transformed our daily lives. There is a great dependency on technology whether it is in the devices that control travel (e.g., in aircraft or cars), our entertainment and communication systems, or our interaction with money, which has been empowered by the onset of Internet shopping and banking. Despite this reliance, there is still a danger that at some stage devices will fail within the equipment’s lifetime. The purpose of this chapter is to look at the factors causing failure and address possible measures to improve robustness in digital hardware technology and specifically chip technology, giving a long-term forecast that will not reassure the reader!
LanguageEnglish
Title of host publicationRobust Intelligent Systems
Pages3-21
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 2009

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Keywords

  • Digital hardware
  • VLSI
  • Robust design

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Woods, R., & Lightbody, G. (2009). Robustness in Digital Hardware. In Robust Intelligent Systems (pp. 3-21) https://doi.org/10.1007/978-1-84800-261-6_1
Woods, R ; Lightbody, G. / Robustness in Digital Hardware. Robust Intelligent Systems. 2009. pp. 3-21
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