Generic Fault Modelling for Fault Injection
Fault injection is a widely used experimental dependability validation method, with a vast amount of techniques and tools. Within the scope of MOGENTES, an EU 7th framework programme project, tools have been developed which implements three different fault injection techniques; hardware-implemented fault injection, software-implemented fault injection and model-implemented fault injection. To support fault injection under the same conditions with these tools, an unambiguous description format for failure modes has been developed. Within MOGENTES, over 30 different failure modes have been identified, which all are implementable using the proposed format. XML has been chosen as the storage format for the failure modes, following a schema that is described in this paper.
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