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Some Challenges and Opportunities in Reliability Engineering

Enrico Zio
2016 IEEE Transactions on Reliability  
The paper is not a review, nor a state of the art work, but rather it offers a vision of reflection on reliability engineering, for consideration and discussion by the interested scientific community.  ...  In line with this perspective, opportunities and challenges for reliability engineering are discussed in relation to degradation modeling and integration of multi-state and physics-based models therein  ...  Acknowledgments I would like to acknowledge the insightful work and sharing experience of the many colleagues which have shared with me passionate study and research experiences on the subjects of this  ... 
doi:10.1109/tr.2016.2591504 fatcat:4ogar26hhngxbeflr7mmctuhxq


Nikolai Joukov, Josef Sipek
2008 Proceedings of the 3rd ACM SIGOPS/EuroSys European Conference on Computer Systems 2008 - Eurosys '08  
We have designed GreenFS: a fan-out stackable file system that offers all-time all-data run-time data protection, improves performance under typical user workloads, and allows hard disks to be kept off  ...  In this paper we demonstrate that hard disks cause different kinds of problems for different types of computer systems and demystify several common misconceptions.  ...  Devarakonda provided guidance and supported us. We would like to thank Alain Azagury, Fred Douglis, Hai Huang, Hui Lei, Marcel C. Rosu, and Erez Zadok for fruitful discussions.  ... 
doi:10.1145/1352592.1352600 dblp:conf/eurosys/JoukovS08 fatcat:tsjpk7v7e5cjvlzjyt4wtkvab4


Nikolai Joukov, Josef Sipek
2008 ACM SIGOPS Operating Systems Review  
We have designed GreenFS: a fan-out stackable file system that offers all-time all-data run-time data protection, improves performance under typical user workloads, and allows hard disks to be kept off  ...  In this paper we demonstrate that hard disks cause different kinds of problems for different types of computer systems and demystify several common misconceptions.  ...  Devarakonda provided guidance and supported us. We would like to thank Alain Azagury, Fred Douglis, Hai Huang, Hui Lei, Marcel C. Rosu, and Erez Zadok for fruitful discussions.  ... 
doi:10.1145/1357010.1352600 fatcat:w6nn6ytvuveypkbiochdsnx4o4

A Taxonomy of Data Attacks in Power Systems [article]

Sagnik Basumallik
2020 arXiv   pre-print
The goal is to provide a theoretically balanced approach to cyber attacks and their impacts on the reliable functioning of the electric grid.  ...  In a macro-economic system, all major sectors: agriculture, extraction of natural resources, manufacturing, construction, transport, communication and health services, are dependent on a reliable supply  ...  for intrusion detection, protecting private keys, implementing removable device policy, ensuring regular backups and proper incident response.  ... 
arXiv:2002.11011v1 fatcat:qnh3li5os5b4tn2iadhy7f24ze

P3Stor: A parallel, durable flash-based SSD for enterprise-scale storage systems

Nong Xiao, ZhiGuang Chen, Fang Liu, MingChe Lai, LongFei An
2011 Science China Information Sciences  
We propose P3Stor, a parallel solid state storage architecture that makes full use of flash memory by utilizing module-and bus-level parallelisms to increase average bandwidth and employing chip-level  ...  The proposed LazyFTL adopts flexible super page-level mapping scheme to support multi-level parallelisms.  ...  Acknowledgements This work was supported by the National Natural Science Foundation of China (Grants Nos. 60736013, 60903040, 61025009), and the Program for New Century Excellent Talents in University  ... 
doi:10.1007/s11432-011-4266-z fatcat:4p7rzpljcvekhps7qsjhemtyte

Failure interaction models for multicomponent systems: a comparative study

Toualith Jean-Marc Meango, Mohamed-Salah Ouali
2018 SN Applied Sciences  
In fact, when a failure mode occurs on a given system, causes may be related to external events or to the physical degradation of any component in the system.  ...  Three relevant groups of interaction models are reviewed: reliability indexes' interaction, state-based interaction and copula-based interaction.  ...  The effect of external shocks is particularly important for mechanical systems that often have a protective external component subject to the state of the surrounding environment.  ... 
doi:10.1007/s42452-018-0063-2 fatcat:w47r3pjtn5gm5oummf3hq33po4

Meta-Analysis of the Strategies for Self-healing and Resilience in Power Systems

Ekundayo Shittu, Abhijai Tibrewala, Swetha Kalla, Xiaonan Wang
2021 Advances in Applied Energy  
While there is significant coverage and convergence of research on algorithms for solving the multi-objective problem in optimization routines, there are still uncharted territories on how to incorporate  ...  This gap is widened by the absence of policies to enhance resilience in power networks.  ...  Multi-agent systems (MAS) deploy several intelligent agents with the ability to communicate with each other to reach a global set of goals by each completing their local tasks subject to systemwide and  ... 
doi:10.1016/j.adapen.2021.100036 fatcat:hvgmkb7cqrhmlgg6ilzzw7gvey

Policy, Regulations and Standards in Prognostics and Health Management

Kai Goebel, Ravi Rajamani
2021 International Journal of Prognostics and Health Management  
Regulations (such as aeronautics or nuclear energy) typically impose binding rules of engagement and are imposed by regulatory bodies that are responsible for a particular field.  ...  Operators may be required to adhere to public policies(say, an environmental policy which provides guidance for the pollution prevention act (the latter is a US law)) whereas organisational often reflect  ...  Acknowledgement This work was in part supported by the NASA ARMD/AOSP/SWS project during Kai Goebel'  ... 
doi:10.36001/ijphm.2021.v12i1.2908 fatcat:em5zhfb5jnc47fvc2lbwzsjaem

Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (Darpa) Fiscal Year 2016 Budget Estimates

Department Of Defense Comptroller's Office
2015 Zenodo  
The Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA) FY2016 amounted to $2.868 billion in the President's request to support high-risk, high-reward research.  ...  This thrust leverages advances in multi-physics modeling to identify and predict optimal material and device designs for a broad range of DoD applications.  ...  UMI will develop AI technologies that support transparency by providing supporting rationale and logic sequences to clarify the basis for and reliability of outputs.  ... 
doi:10.5281/zenodo.1215366 fatcat:cqn5tyfixjanzp5x3tgfkpedri

Application with Internet of things technology in the municipal industrial wastewater treatment based on membrane bioreactor process

Wei Zhang, Fei Ma, Min Ren, Fangqin Yang
2021 Applied Water Science  
However, because the content of the feed wastewater fluctuates in a large range and the operation condition of the system needs to be controlled accurately, it is very important to find an efficient way  ...  Through the practical application of this technology in an environmental protection sewage treatment enterprise in Wuxi, this study introduces a method of bringing the IOT into the MBR system of industrial  ...  Funding The author(s) received no specific funding for this work.  ... 
doi:10.1007/s13201-021-01375-8 fatcat:3np4qnkpmjbafo7c3tavt5ulla

Automotive Intelligence Embedded in Electric Connected Autonomous and Shared Vehicles Technology for Sustainable Green Mobility

Ovidiu Vermesan, Reiner John, Patrick Pype, Gerardo Daalderop, Kai Kriegel, Gerhard Mitic, Vincent Lorentz, Roy Bahr, Hans Erik Sand, Steffen Bockrath, Stefan Waldhör
2021 Frontiers in Future Transportation  
ECAS vehicles, systems, sub-systems, and components are subjected to stringent regulatory frameworks, which set rigorous requirements for autonomous vehicles.  ...  architectures and the role of AI techniques and methods to implement the different autonomous driving and optimization functions for sustainable green mobility.  ...  ML, DL, multi-policy decision making, Markov decision processes are needed to make the processes reliable and resilient.  ... 
doi:10.3389/ffutr.2021.688482 fatcat:3yr2mvmoanadxpk6zcbgbtjiy4

A survey of strategies for communication networks to protect against large-scale natural disasters

Teresa Gomes, Janos Tapolcai, Christian Esposito, David Hutchison, Fernando Kuipers, Jacek Rak, Amaro de Sousa, Athanasios Iossifides, Rui Travanca, Joao Andre, Luisa Jorge, Lucia Martins (+6 others)
2016 2016 8th International Workshop on Resilient Networks Design and Modeling (RNDM)  
As a first step towards achieving disaster resilience, the RE-CODIS project was formed, and its Working Group 1 members conducted a comprehensive literature survey on "strategies for communication networks  ...  These disasters have reinforced the knowledge that telecommunication networks constitute a critical infrastructure of our society, and the urgency in establishing protection mechanisms against disaster-based  ...  CA15127 ("Resilient communication services protecting enduser applications from disaster-based failures -RECODIS") supported by COST (European Cooperation in Science and Technology). gy).  ... 
doi:10.1109/rndm.2016.7608263 dblp:conf/rndm/GomesTEHKRSITAJ16 fatcat:mb3e4lyeizbk7a6yyec57sxqpe

FuturICT - New Science and Technology to Manage Our Complex, Strongly Connected World [article]

Dirk Helbing
2011 arXiv   pre-print
To fill the knowledge gaps and keep up with the fast pace at which our world is changing, a Knowledge Accelerator must urgently be created.  ...  An interdisciplinary integration of natural, social, and engineering sciences, as it will be performed by the FuturICT flagship project, can produce the synergy effects required to address many of our  ...  By now, the FuturICT project is supported by a large and quickly growing multi-disciplinary community (see Box 15).  ... 
arXiv:1108.6131v2 fatcat:ttqywrks2ze5zpqi5fx6hxxfve

Security and Privacy Functionalities in IoT

Elahe Fazeldehkordi, Olaf Owe, Josef Noll
2019 2019 17th International Conference on Privacy, Security and Trust (PST)  
Once the ideas are agreed upon, it is then desirable to have a formal basis for the specifications of the desired system, in order to support rigorous reasoning about specifications and designs.  ...  of concurrent, autonomous units communicating by message passing, where each unit can run on a device with limited processing power and limited storage.  ...  It is also supported by the SCOTT project (, funded by the Electronic Component Systems of the European Leadership Joint Undertaking under grant agreement No 737422, with support from  ... 
doi:10.1109/pst47121.2019.8949054 dblp:conf/pst/FazeldehkordiON19 fatcat:x37vqxe35vdtdlo2xebg7beaoa

Private Versus Public Risk Sharing: Should Governments Provide Reinsurance

Henning Bohn
2010 Social Science Research Network  
The paper examines alternative arrangements for intergenerational risk sharing in a small open economy subject to macroeconomic disturbances.  ...  Optimal reinsurance includes bonds indexed to longevity and to productivity.  ...  or states as generated by a sequence of shocks.  ... 
doi:10.2139/ssrn.1804334 fatcat:xpreq7lvrjatlorqkeyhbpddku
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