In narratology anti-narrative denotes a narrative having sequences of events impossible in reality. In software traces such sequences usually depict abnormal software behavior. Here are some parallels with corresponding trace analysis patterns:
Fiction | Software Trace ================================================================= Repeated unrepeatable | Periodic Error79 (?) Denarration (erasure) | No Activity80 / Incomplete History81 Chronological contradiction | Impossible Trace82
Question mark means that possibly another pattern is needed there.
79 Volume 3, page 344
80 Volume 5, page 297
81 Volume 5, page 286
82 Volume 6, page 249