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Real Time UML Workshop for Embedded Systems

Real Time UML Workshop for Embedded Systems Book
Author : Bruce Powel Douglass
Publisher : Newnes
Release : 2014
ISBN : 9780124077812
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Written as a workbook with a set of guided exercises that teach by example, this book gives a practical, hands-on guide to using UML to design and implement embedded and real-time systems. A review of the basics of UML and the Harmony process for embedded software development: two on-going case examples to teach the concepts, a small-scale traffic light control system and a large scale unmanned air vehicle show the applications of UML to the specification, analysis and design of embedded and real-time systems in general. A building block approach: a series of progressive worked exercises with step-by-step explanations of the complete solution, clearly demonstrating how to convert concepts into actual designs. A walk through of the phases of an incremental spiral process: posing the problems and the solutions for requirements analysis, object analysis, architectural design, mechanistic design, and detailed design.

Real Time Agility

Real Time Agility Book
Author : Bruce Powel Douglass
Publisher : Pearson Education
Release : 2009-06-09
ISBN : 9780321617125
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Real-time and embedded systems face the same development challenges as traditional software: shrinking budgets and shorter timeframes. However, these systems can be even more difficult to successfully develop due to additional requirements for timeliness, safety, reliability, minimal resource use, and, in some cases, the need to support rigorous industry standards. In Real-Time Agility, leading embedded-systems consultant Bruce Powel Douglass reveals how to leverage the best practices of agile development to address all these challenges. Bruce introduces the Harmony/ESW process: a proven, start-to-finish approach to software development that can reduce costs, save time, and eliminate potential defects. Replete with examples, this book provides an ideal tutorial in agile methods for real-time and embedded-systems developers. It also serves as an invaluable “in the heat of battle” reference guide for developers working to advance projects, both large and small. Coverage includes How Model-Driven Development (MDD) and agile methods work synergistically The Harmony/ESW process, including roles, workflows, tasks, and work products Phases in the Harmony/ESW microcycle and their implementation Initiating a real-time agile project, including the artifacts you may (or may not) need Agile analysis, including the iteration plan, clarifying requirements, and validation The three levels of agile design: architectural, mechanistic, and detailed Continuous integration strategies and end-of-the-microcycle validation testing How Harmony/ESW’s agile process self-optimizes by identifying and managing issues related to schedule, architecture, risks, workflows, and the process itself

Design Patterns for Embedded Systems in C

Design Patterns for Embedded Systems in C Book
Author : Bruce Powel Douglass
Publisher : Elsevier
Release : 2010-11-03
ISBN : 9780080959719
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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A recent survey stated that 52% of embedded projects are late by 4-5 months. This book can help get those projects in on-time with design patterns. The author carefully takes into account the special concerns found in designing and developing embedded applications specifically concurrency, communication, speed, and memory usage. Patterns are given in UML (Unified Modeling Language) with examples including ANSI C for direct and practical application to C code. A basic C knowledge is a prerequisite for the book while UML notation and terminology is included. General C programming books do not include discussion of the contraints found within embedded system design. The practical examples give the reader an understanding of the use of UML and OO (Object Oriented) designs in a resource-limited environment. Also included are two chapters on state machines. The beauty of this book is that it can help you today. . Design Patterns within these pages are immediately applicable to your project Addresses embedded system design concerns such as concurrency, communication, and memory usage Examples contain ANSI C for ease of use with C programming code

Real Time UML Workshop for Embedded Systems

Real Time UML Workshop for Embedded Systems Book
Author : Bruce Powel Douglass
Publisher : Elsevier
Release : 2011-04-01
ISBN : 9780080492230
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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This practical new book provides much-needed, practical, hands-on experience capturing analysis and design in UML. It holds the hands of engineers making the difficult leap from developing in C to the higher-level and more robust Unified Modeling Language, thereby supporting professional development for engineers looking to broaden their skill-sets in order to become more saleable in the job market. It provides a laboratory environment through a series of progressively more complex exercises that act as building blocks, illustrating the various aspects of UML and its application to real-time and embedded systems. With its focus on gaining proficiency, it goes a significant step beyond basic UML overviews, providing both comprehensive methodology and the best level of supporting exercises available on the market. Each exercise has a matching solution which is thoroughly explained step-by-step in the back of the book. The techniques used to solve these problems come from the author’s decades of experience designing and constructing real-time systems. After the exercises have been successfully completed, the book will act as a desk reference for engineers, reminding them of how many of the problems they face in their designs can be solved. Tutorial style text with keen focus on in-depth presentation and solution of real-world example problems Highly popular, respected and experienced author

Newnes Embedded

Newnes Embedded Book
Author : Bruce Powel Douglass,Doug Abbott,Tammy Noergaard,Jack Ganssle,Stuart Ball
Publisher : Newnes
Release : 2008-03-18
ISBN : 9780750687256
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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The Ultimate Value for Embedded Systems Professionals Most engineers rely on a small core of books that are specifically targeted to their job responsibilities. These dog-eared volumes are used daily and considered essential. But budgets and space commonly limit just how many books can be added to your core library. The Newnes Embedded Ultimate CD solves this problem. It contains seven of our best-selling titles, providing the "next level" of reference you will need for a fraction of the price of the hard-copy books purchased separately. The CD contains the complete PDF versions of the following Newnes titles: • Real-Time UML Workshop for Embedded Systems (Douglass) 0750679069 • Linux for Embedded and Real-Time Applications 2e (Abbott) 0750679328 • Embedded Systems Architecture (Noergaard) 0750677929 • The Firmware Handbook (Ganssle) 075067606X • Analog Interfacing to Embedded Microprocessor Systems 2e (Ball) 0750677236 • Embedded System Design on a Shoestring (Edwards) 0750676094 • The Art of Designing Embedded Systems (Ganssle) 0750698691 * Over 2000 pages of circuit reference material * Includes 7 title in full-function Adobe PDF format * Incredible value at a fraction of the cost of bound books

Agile Systems Engineering

Agile Systems Engineering Book
Author : Bruce Powel Douglass
Publisher : Morgan Kaufmann
Release : 2015-09-24
ISBN : 012802349X
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Agile Systems Engineering presents a vision of systems engineering where precise specification of requirements, structure, and behavior meet larger concerns as such as safety, security, reliability, and performance in an agile engineering context. World-renown author and speaker Dr. Bruce Powel Douglass incorporates agile methods and model-based systems engineering (MBSE) to define the properties of entire systems while avoiding errors that can occur when using traditional textual specifications. Dr. Douglass covers the lifecycle of systems development, including requirements, analysis, design, and the handoff to specific engineering disciplines. Throughout, Dr. Douglass couples agile methods with SysML and MBSE to arm system engineers with the conceptual and methodological tools they need to avoid specification defects and improve system quality while simultaneously reducing the effort and cost of systems engineering. Identifies how the concepts and techniques of agile methods can be effectively applied in systems engineering context Shows how to perform model-based functional analysis and tie these analyses back to system requirements and stakeholder needs, and forward to system architecture and interface definition Provides a means by which the quality and correctness of systems engineering data can be assured (before the entire system is built!) Explains agile system architectural specification and allocation of functionality to system components Details how to transition engineering specification data to downstream engineers with no loss of fidelity Includes detailed examples from across industries taken through their stages, including the "Waldo" industrial exoskeleton as a complex system

Agile Model Based Systems Engineering Cookbook

Agile Model Based Systems Engineering Cookbook Book
Author : Bruce Powel Douglass
Publisher : Packt Publishing Ltd
Release : 2021-03-31
ISBN : 1839218142
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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The Agile Model-Based Systems Engineering Cookbook distills the most relevant MBSE workflows and work products into a set of easy-to-follow recipes, complete with examples of their application. This book serves as a quick and reliable practical reference for systems engineers looking to apply agile MBSE to real-world projects.

Real Time Agility

Real Time Agility Book
Author : Bruce Powel Douglass
Publisher : Unknown
Release : 2009-05-20
ISBN : 9780321617118
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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This is the eBook version of the printed book. If the print book includes a CD-ROM, this content is not included within the eBook version.Real-time and embedded systems face the same development challenges as traditional software: shrinking budgets and shorter timeframes. However, these systems can be even more difficult to successfully develop due to additional requirements for timeliness, safety, reliability, minimal resource use, and, in some cases, the need to support rigorous industry standards. In "Real-Time Agility, " leading embedded-systems consultant Bruce Powel Douglass reveals how to leverage the best practices of agile development to address all these challenges. Bruce introduces the Harmony/ESW process: a proven, start-to-finish approach to software development that can reduce costs, save time, and eliminate potential defects. Replete with examples, this book provides an ideal tutorial in agile methods for real-time and embedded-systems developers. It also serves as an invaluable "in the heat of battle" reference guide for developers working to advance projects, both large and small. Coverage includes How Model-Driven Development (MDD) and agile methods work synergistically The Harmony/ESW process, including roles, workflows, tasks, and work products Phases in the Harmony/ESW microcycle and their implementation Initiating a real-time agile project, including the artifacts you may (or may not) need Agile analysis, including the iteration plan, clarifying requirements, and validation The three levels of agile design: architectural, mechanistic, and detailed Continuous integration strategies and end-of-the-microcycle validation testing How Harmony/ESW's agile process self-optimizes by identifying and managing issues related to schedule, architecture, risks, workflows, and the process itself

Software Engineering for Embedded Systems

Software Engineering for Embedded Systems Book
Author : Robert Oshana
Publisher : Newnes
Release : 2013-04-01
ISBN : 0124159419
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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This Expert Guide gives you the techniques and technologies in software engineering to optimally design and implement your embedded system. Written by experts with a solutions focus, this encyclopedic reference gives you an indispensable aid to tackling the day-to-day problems when using software engineering methods to develop your embedded systems. With this book you will learn: The principles of good architecture for an embedded system Design practices to help make your embedded project successful Details on principles that are often a part of embedded systems, including digital signal processing, safety-critical principles, and development processes Techniques for setting up a performance engineering strategy for your embedded system software How to develop user interfaces for embedded systems Strategies for testing and deploying your embedded system, and ensuring quality development processes Practical techniques for optimizing embedded software for performance, memory, and power Advanced guidelines for developing multicore software for embedded systems How to develop embedded software for networking, storage, and automotive segments How to manage the embedded development process Includes contributions from: Frank Schirrmeister, Shelly Gretlein, Bruce Douglass, Erich Styger, Gary Stringham, Jean Labrosse, Jim Trudeau, Mike Brogioli, Mark Pitchford, Catalin Dan Udma, Markus Levy, Pete Wilson, Whit Waldo, Inga Harris, Xinxin Yang, Srinivasa Addepalli, Andrew McKay, Mark Kraeling and Robert Oshana. Road map of key problems/issues and references to their solution in the text Review of core methods in the context of how to apply them Examples demonstrating timeless implementation details Short and to- the- point case studies show how key ideas can be implemented, the rationale for choices made, and design guidelines and trade-offs

Embedded Systems SoC IoT AI and Real Time Systems 4th Edition

Embedded Systems   SoC  IoT  AI and Real Time Systems   4th Edition Book
Author : Raj Kamal
Publisher : McGraw-Hill Education
Release : 2020-04-24
ISBN : 9353168031
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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The fourth edition of Embedded Systems takes a big leap from the fundamentals of hardware to Edge Computing, Embedded IoT & Embedded AI. The book discusses next generation embedded systems topics, such as embedded SoC, Exascale computing systems and embedded systems’ tensor processing units. This thoroughly updated edition serves as a textbook for engineering students and reference book for students of software-training institutions and embedded-systems-design professionals. Salient Features: 1. New chapters on IoT system architecture and design & Embedded AI 2. Case studies, such as, of Automatic Chocolate Vending Machine and Automobile Cruise Control 3. Bloom’s Taxonomy-based chapter structure 4. Rich Pedagogy o 1000+ Self-assessment questions o 150+ MCQs o 220+ Review questions o 200+ Practice exercises

The Complete Edition Software Engineering for Real Time Systems

The Complete Edition     Software Engineering for Real Time Systems Book
Author : Jim Cooling
Publisher : Packt Publishing Ltd
Release : 2019-12-26
ISBN : 1839213523
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Adopt a diagrammatic approach to creating robust real-time embedded systems Key Features Explore the impact of real-time systems on software design Understand the role of diagramming in the software development process Learn why software performance is a key element in real-time systems Book Description From air traffic control systems to network multimedia systems, real-time systems are everywhere. The correctness of the real-time system depends on the physical instant and the logical results of the computations. This book provides an elaborate introduction to software engineering for real-time systems, including a range of activities and methods required to produce a great real-time system. The book kicks off by describing real-time systems, their applications, and their impact on software design. You will learn the concepts of software and program design, as well as the different types of programming, software errors, and software life cycles, and how a multitasking structure benefits a system design. Moving ahead, you will learn why diagrams and diagramming plays a critical role in the software development process. You will practice documenting code-related work using Unified Modeling Language (UML), and analyze and test source code in both host and target systems to understand why performance is a key design-driver in applications. Next, you will develop a design strategy to overcome critical and fault-tolerant systems, and learn the importance of documentation in system design. By the end of this book, you will have sound knowledge and skills for developing real-time embedded systems. What you will learn Differentiate between correct, reliable, and safe software Discover modern design methodologies for designing a real-time system Use interrupts to implement concurrency in the system Test, integrate, and debug the code Demonstrate test issues for OOP constructs Overcome software faults with hardware-based techniques Who this book is for If you are interested in developing a real-time embedded system, this is the ideal book for you. With a basic understanding of programming, microprocessor systems, and elementary digital logic, you will achieve the maximum with this book. Knowledge of assembly language would be an added advantage.

Practical UML Statecharts in C C

Practical UML Statecharts in C C   Book
Author : Miro Samek
Publisher : CRC Press
Release : 2008-10-03
ISBN : 148224926X
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Practical UML Statecharts in C/C++ Second Edition bridges the gap between high-level abstract concepts of the Unified Modeling Language (UML) and the actual programming aspects of modern hierarchical state machines (UML statecharts). The book describes a lightweight, open source, event-driven infrastructure, called QP that enables direct manual coding UML statecharts and concurrent event-driven applications in C or C++ without big tools. This book is presented in two parts. In Part I, you get a practical description of the relevant state machine concepts starting from traditional finite state automata to modern UML state machines followed by state machine coding techniques and state-machine design patterns, all illustrated with executable examples. In Part II, you find a detailed design study of a generic real-time framework indispensable for combining concurrent, event-driven state machines into robust applications. Part II begins with a clear explanation of the key event-driven programming concepts such as inversion of control ( Hollywood Principle ), blocking versus non-blocking code, run-to-completion (RTC) execution semantics, the importance of event queues, dealing with time, and the role of state machines to maintain the context from one event to the next. This background is designed to help software developers in making the transition from the traditional sequential to the modern event-driven programming, which can be one of the trickiest paradigm shifts. The lightweight QP event-driven infrastructure goes several steps beyond the traditional real-time operating system (RTOS). In the simplest configuration, QP runs on bare-metal microprocessor, microcontroller, or DSP completely replacing the RTOS. QP can also work with almost any OS/RTOS to take advantage of the existing device drivers, communication stacks, and other middleware. The accompanying website to this book contains complete open source code for QP, ports to popular processors and operating systems, including 80x86, ARM Cortex-M3, MSP430, and Linux, as well as all examples described in the book.

Embedded Linux Development Using Eclipse

Embedded Linux Development Using Eclipse Book
Author : Doug Abbott
Publisher : Newnes
Release : 2008-11-13
ISBN : 9780080942797
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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The Eclipse environment solves the problem of having to maintain your own Integrated Development Environment (IDE), which is time consuming and costly. Embedded tools can also be easily integrated into Eclipse. The C/C++CDT is ideal for the embedded community with more than 70% of embedded developers using this language to write embedded code. Eclipse simplifies embedded system development and then eases its integration into larger platforms and frameworks. In this book, Doug Abbott examines Eclipse, an IDE, which can be vital in saving money and time in the design and development of an embedded system. Eclipse was created by IBM in 2001 and then became an open-source project in 2004. Since then it has become the de-facto IDE for embedded developers. Virtually all of the major Linux vendors have adopted this platform, including MontVista, LynuxWorks, and Wind River. *Details the Eclipse Integrated Development Environment (IDE) essential to streamlining your embedded development process *Overview of the latest C/C++ Developer's Toolkit (CDT) *Includes case studies of Eclipse use including Monta Vista, LynuxWorks, and Wind River

Integrated Formal Methods

Integrated Formal Methods Book
Author : Jim Davies,Jeremy Gibbons
Publisher : Springer Science & Business Media
Release : 2007-06-22
ISBN : 3540732098
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Book Description :

This book constitutes the refereed proceedings of the 6th International Conference on Integrated Formal Methods, IFM 2007, held in Oxford, UK. It addresses all aspects of formal methods integration, including of a process of analysis or design application of formal methods to analysis or design, extension of one method based upon the inclusion of ideas or concepts from others, and semantic integration or practical application.

Model Based Engineering of Embedded Real Time Systems

Model Based Engineering of Embedded Real Time Systems Book
Author : Holger Giese,Gabor Karsai,Edward A. Lee,Bernhard Rumpe,Bernhard Schätz
Publisher : Springer Science & Business Media
Release : 2010-10-06
ISBN : 3642162762
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Thetopicof“Model-BasedEngineeringofReal-TimeEmbeddedSystems”brings together a challenging problem domain (real-time embedded systems) and a - lution domain (model-based engineering). It is also at the forefrontof integrated software and systems engineering, as software in this problem domain is an essential tool for system implementation and integration. Today, real-time - bedded software plays a crucial role in most advanced technical systems such as airplanes, mobile phones, and cars, and has become the main driver and - cilitator for innovation. Development, evolution, veri?cation, con?guration, and maintenance of embedded and distributed software nowadays are often serious challenges as drastic increases in complexity can be observed in practice. Model-based engineering in general, and model-based software development in particular, advocates the notion of using models throughout the development and life-cycle of an engineered system. Model-based software engineering re- forces this notion by promoting models not only as the tool of abstraction, but also as the tool for veri?cation, implementation, testing, and maintenance. The application of such model-based engineering techniques to embedded real-time systems appears to be a good candidate to tackle some of the problems arising in the problem domain.

Architecture and Design of Distributed Embedded Systems

Architecture and Design of Distributed Embedded Systems Book
Author : Bernd Kleinjohann
Publisher : Springer
Release : 2013-04-18
ISBN : 0387354093
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Due to the decreasing production costs of IT systems, applications that had to be realised as expensive PCBs formerly, can now be realised as a system-on-chip. Furthermore, low cost broadband communication media for wide area communication as well as for the realisation of local distributed systems are available. Typically the market requires IT systems that realise a set of specific features for the end user in a given environment, so called embedded systems. Some examples for such embedded systems are control systems in cars, airplanes, houses or plants, information and communication devices like digital TV, mobile phones or autonomous systems like service- or edutainment robots. For the design of embedded systems the designer has to tackle three major aspects: The application itself including the man-machine interface, The (target) architecture of the system including all functional and non-functional constraints and, the design methodology including modelling, specification, synthesis, test and validation. The last two points are a major focus of this book. This book documents the high quality approaches and results that were presented at the International Workshop on Distributed and Parallel Embedded Systems (DIPES 2000), which was sponsored by the International Federation for Information Processing (IFIP), and organised by IFIP working groups WG10.3, WG10.4 and WG10.5. The workshop took place on October 18-19, 2000, in Schloß Eringerfeld near Paderborn, Germany. Architecture and Design of Distributed Embedded Systems is organised similar to the workshop. Chapters 1 and 4 (Methodology I and II) deal with different modelling and specification paradigms and the corresponding design methodologies. Generic system architectures for different classes of embedded systems are presented in Chapter 2. In Chapter 3 several design environments for the support of specific design methodologies are presented. Problems concerning test and validation are discussed in Chapter 5. The last two chapters include distribution and communication aspects (Chapter 6) and synthesis techniques for embedded systems (Chapter 7). This book is essential reading for computer science researchers and application developers.

UML Modeling Languages and Applications

UML Modeling Languages and Applications Book
Author : Nuno Jardim Nunes,Bran Selic,Alberto Rodrigues da Silva,Ambrosio Toval Alvarez
Publisher : Springer Science & Business Media
Release : 2005-03-07
ISBN : 3540250816
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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This book constitutes the thoroughly refereed joint postproceedings of the satellite activities held at the 7th International Conference on the Unified Modeling Language, UML 2004, in Lisbon, Portugal in October 2004 complementing the main conference track. The book presents reports on the 10 workshops held at UML and covers a broad range of topics around systems modelling; these reports are compiled by the respective workshop organizers. Furthermore 12 revised reviewed papers from the industry track are included as well as 11 short papers corresponding to selected poster/demo presentations and a summary on the UML tools exhibition.

Formal Methods for the Design of Real Time Systems

Formal Methods for the Design of Real Time Systems Book
Author : Marco Bernardo,Flavio Corradini
Publisher : Springer
Release : 2004-12-07
ISBN : 3540300805
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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A large class of computing systems can be specified and verified by abstracting away from the temporal aspects of their behavior. In real-time systems,instead, time issues become essential. Their correctness depends not only on which functions they can perform, but also on the action execution time. Due to their importance and design challenges, real-time systems have attracted the attention of a considerable number of computer scientists and engineers from various research areas. This volume collects a set of papers accompanying the lectures of the fourth edition of the International School on Formal Methods for the Design of Computer, Communication and Software Systems (SFM). The school addressed the use of formal methods in computer science as a prominent approach to the r- orous design of computer, communication and software systems. The main aim of the SFM series is to o?er a good spectrum of current research in foundations as well as applications of formal methods, which can be of help for graduate students and young researchers who intend to approach the field. SFM-04:RT was devoted to real-time systems. It covered formal models and languages for the specification,modeling,analysis,and verification of the seti- critical systems, the expressiveness of such models and languages, as well as supporting tools and related applications in different domains.

Object Oriented Technology ECOOP 2000 Workshop Reader

Object Oriented Technology  ECOOP 2000 Workshop Reader Book
Author : Jacques Malenfant,Sabine Moisan,Ana Moreira
Publisher : Springer
Release : 2003-06-26
ISBN : 3540445552
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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This book documents the satellite events run around the 14th European Conference on Object-Oriented Programming, ECOOP 2000 in Cannes and Sophia Antipolis in June 2000. The book presents 18 high-quality value-adding workshop reports, one panel transcription, and 15 posters. All in all, the book offers a comprehensive and thought-provoking snapshot of the current research in object-orientation. The wealth of information provided spans the whole range of object technology, ranging from theoretical and foundational issues to applications in various domains.

Design and Analysis of Distributed Embedded Systems

Design and Analysis of Distributed Embedded Systems Book
Author : Bernd Kleinjohann,K.H. (Kane) Kim,Lisa Kleinjohann,Achim Rettberg
Publisher : Springer
Release : 2013-04-17
ISBN : 0387355995
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Design and Analysis of Distributed Embedded Systems is organized similar to the conference. Chapters 1 and 2 deal with specification methods and their analysis while Chapter 6 concentrates on timing and performance analysis. Chapter 3 describes approaches to system verification at different levels of abstraction. Chapter 4 deals with fault tolerance and detection. Middleware and software reuse aspects are treated in Chapter 5. Chapters 7 and 8 concentrate on the distribution related topics such as partitioning, scheduling and communication. The book closes with a chapter on design methods and frameworks.