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Title: Row fault detection system

Abstract

An apparatus, program product and method check for nodal faults in a row of nodes by causing each node in the row to concurrently communicate with its adjacent neighbor nodes in the row. The communications are analyzed to determine a presence of a faulty node or connection.

Inventors:
 [1];  [1];  [1];  [1]
  1. Rochester, MN
Issue Date:
Research Org.:
International Business Machines Corp., Armonk, NY (United States)
Sponsoring Org.:
USDOE
OSTI Identifier:
1037747
Patent Number(s):
8,112,658
Application Number:
12/197,563
Assignee:
International Business Machines Corporation (Armonk, NY)
DOE Contract Number:  
B519700
Resource Type:
Patent
Resource Relation:
Patent File Date: 2008 Aug 25
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English
Subject:
97 MATHEMATICS AND COMPUTING

Citation Formats

Archer, Charles Jens, Pinnow, Kurt Walter, Ratterman, Joseph D, and Smith, Brian Edward. Row fault detection system. United States: N. p., 2012. Web.
Archer, Charles Jens, Pinnow, Kurt Walter, Ratterman, Joseph D, & Smith, Brian Edward. Row fault detection system. United States.
Archer, Charles Jens, Pinnow, Kurt Walter, Ratterman, Joseph D, and Smith, Brian Edward. Tue . "Row fault detection system". United States. https://www.osti.gov/servlets/purl/1037747.
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