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Title: Modularised binary decision diagrams for fault tree analysis
Authors: Reay, Karen A.
Andrews, J.D.
Issue Date: 2002
Publisher: © Karen A. Reay and John D. Andrews
Citation: REAY, K.A. and ANDREWS, J.D., 2002. Modularised binary decision diagrams for fault tree analysis. Proceedings of the 3rd Edinburgh Conference on Risk, Edinburgh, April 2002
Abstract: The use of Binary Decision Diagrams(BDDs)in fault tree analysis provides an exact and efficient means of analysing a system. However, the construction of the BDD first requires the selection of a variable ordering scheme, which has a crtical effect on its resulting size. Previous research has failed to identify any scheme that is capable of producing BDDs for fault trees. This paper proposes a method aimed at increasing the likelihood of obtaining a BDD for any fault tree, through the application ofa series of techniques that ensure the calculations become as efficient as possible.
Description: This is a conference paper
URI: https://dspace.lboro.ac.uk/2134/3618
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