Wrong went right for Dimitar
Dimitar Nikolov is EIT's latest doctor and the title of his thesis is “Fault Tolerance for Real-Time Systems: Analysis and Optimization of Roll-Back Recovery with Checkpointing”. An appropriately long and comprehensive title, but what does it really mean?
Advanced technology doesn't always work
Technology has invaded our lives and we are surrounded by increasingly high-performing electronics. The ever more miniaturised semiconductor technology is vulnerable to faults and so despite the high performance, there is a risk that the electronics will stop working. At times this could have catastrophic consequences.