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System and method for detecting a faulty object in a system

United States Patent

7,853,820
December 14, 2010
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A method (and system) for detecting at least one faulty object in a system including a plurality of objects in communication with each other in an n-dimensional architecture, includes probing a first plane of objects in the n-dimensional architecture and probing at least one other plane of objects in the n-dimensional architecture which would result in identifying a faulty object in the system.
Gunnels; John A. (Brewster, NY), Gustavson; Fred Gehrung (Briarcliff Manor, NY), Engle; Robert Daniel (St. Louis, MO)
International Business Machines Corporation (Armonk, NY)
12/ 256,355
20090052334
October 22, 2008
STATEMENT REGARDING FEDERALLY SPONSORED RESEARCH OR DEVELOPMENT This invention was made with Government support under Contract No.: B517552 awarded by the Department of Energy. The Government has certain rights in this invention.