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The Reliability of Systems with Two Levels of Fault Tolerance: The Return of the "Birthday Surprise"
This paper considers the reliability of systems that employ fault tolerance at two different hierarchical levels. Specifically, it assumes the system consists of a two-dimensional array of components. Each component is ...
The Performance of Focused Error Control Codes
Consider an additive noise channel with inputs and outputs in the field GF (q ) where q > 2; every time a symbol is transmitted over such a channel, there are q - 1 different errors that can occur, corresponding to the q ...