Masters Theses

Title

Cost-driven optimization of repair strategies for tolerating defective crosspoints in NanoFabric

Alternative Title

Cost driven optimization of repair strategies for tolerating defective crosspoints in NanoFabric

Author

Shanrui Zhang

Abstract

"With the recent development of nanoscale materials and assembly techniques, it is envisioned to build high-density computational systems in nanometer scale which have many advantages, such as area, power and speed, over current CMOS-based circuits and systems. High-density systems consisting of nanometer-scale elements are likely to have many imperfections; thus, defect-tolerance is considered as one of the most significant challenges. In this thesis. we evaluate a few repair algorithms for tolerating defective crosspoints in NanoFabric and estimate efficiency and cost-effectiveness of each algorithm. Also, for a given design and manufacturing environment, we propose a method to obtain the optimal solution by considering the area overhead, repair time overhead and reconfiguration cost"--Abstract, leaf iii.

Advisor(s)

Choi, Minsu

Committee Member(s)

Al-Assadi, Waleed
Drewniak, James L.

Department(s)

Electrical and Computer Engineering

Degree Name

M.S. in Computer Engineering

Publisher

University of Missouri--Rolla

Publication Date

Spring 2006

Pagination

vi, 55 leaves

Note about bibliography

Includes bibliographical references (pages 88-89).

Rights

© 2006 Shanrui Zhang, All rights reserved.

Document Type

Thesis - Citation

File Type

text

Language

English

Library of Congress Subject Headings

Cost effectiveness -- Mathematical models
Mathematical optimization
Nanostructured materials -- Maintenance and repair

Thesis Number

T 8958

Print OCLC #

85250340

Link to Catalog Record

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http://laurel.lso.missouri.edu/record=b5789431~S5

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