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As computer automation continues to increase in our society, the need for greater radiation reliability is necessary. Already critical infrastructure is failing too frequently. In this paper, we will introduce the Cross-Layer Reliability concept for designing more reliable computer systems.

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Suggested Citation:
Quinn, H., Manuzzato, A., Graham, P., DeHon, A. and Carter, N. (2011). High-Reliability Computing For The Smarter Planet. Application of Accelerators in Research and Industry. AIP Conf. Proc. 1336, 665-668.

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Reliability, Computing, Radiation Effects in Semiconductors

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Date Posted: 23 June 2011

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