Real-Time Systems

ISBN-10: 0130996513

ISBN-13: 9780130996510

Edition: 2000

Authors: Jane W. S. Liu

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For senior/graduate-level courses in Real-Time Systems in Computer Science and Computer Engineering departments. Written by a renowned authority, this advanced text comprehensively covers the tremendous recent advances in real-time operating systems and communications networksemphasizing research results that have been adopted in state-of-the-art systems. Describing how and discussing why, this book uses insightful illustrative examples to convey technology transition in the last ten years.
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List price: $144.40
Copyright year: 2000
Publisher: Prentice Hall PTR
Publication date: 4/13/2000
Binding: Hardcover
Pages: 592
Size: 7.25" wide x 9.75" long x 1.00" tall
Weight: 2.794
Language: English

Typical Real-Time Applications
Digital Control
High-Level Controls
Signal Processing
Other Real-Time Applications
Hard Versus Soft Real-Time Systems
Jobs and Processors
Release Times, Deadlines, and Timing Constraints
Hard and Soft Timing Constraints
Hard Real-Time Systems
Soft Real-Time Systems
A Reference Model of Real-Time Systems
Processors and Resources
Temporal Parameters of Real-Time Workload
Periodic Task Model
Precedence Constraints and Data Dependency
Other Types of Dependencies
Functional Parameters
Resource Parameters of Jobs and Parameters of Resources
Scheduling Hierarchy
Commonly Used Approaches to Real-Time Scheduling
Clock-Driven Approach
Weighted Round-Robin Approach
Priority-Driven Approach
Dynamic versus Static Systems
Effective Release Times and Deadlines
Optimality of the EDF and LST Algorithms
Nonoptimality of the EDF and the LST Algorithms
Challenges in Validating Timing Constraints in Priority-Driven Systems
Off-Line versus On-Line Scheduling
Clock-Driven Scheduling
Notations and Assumptions
Static, Timer-Driven Scheduler
General Structure of Cyclic Schedules
Cyclic Executives
Improving the Average Response Time of Aperiodic Jobs
Scheduling Sporadic Jobs
Practical Considerations and Generalizations
Algorithm for Constructing Static Schedules
Pros and Cons of Clock-Driven Scheduling
Priority-Driven Scheduling of Periodic Tasks
Static Assumption
Fixed-Priority versus Dynamic-Priority Algorithms
Maximum Schedulable Utilization
Optimality of the RM and DM Algorithms
A Schedulability Test for Fixed-Priority Tasks with Short Response Times
Schedulability Test for Fixed-Priority Tasks with Arbitrary Response Times
Sufficient Schedulability Conditions for the RM and DM Algorithms
Practical Factors
Scheduling Aperiodic and Sporadic Jobs in Priority-Driven Systems
Assumptions and Approaches
Deferrable Servers
Sporadic Servers
Constant Utilization, Total Bandwidth, and Weighted Fair-Queueing Servers
Slack Stealing in Deadline-Driven Systems
Slack Stealing in Fixed-Priority Systems
Scheduling of Sporadic Jobs
Real-Time Performance for Jobs with Soft Timing Constraints
A Two-Level Scheme for Integrated Scheduling
Resources and Resource Access Control
Assumptions on Resources and Their Usage
Effects of Resource Contention and Resource Access Control
Nonpreemptive Critical Sections
Basic Priority-Inheritance Protocol
Basic Priority-Ceiling Protocol
Stack-Based, Priority-Ceiling (Ceiling-Priority) Protocol
Use of Priority-Ceiling Protocol in Dynamic-Priority Systems
Preemption-Ceiling Protocol
Controlling Accesses to Multiple-Unit Resources
Controlling Concurrent Accesses to Data Objects
Multiprocessor Scheduling, Resource Access Control, and Synchronization
Model of Multiprocessor and Distributed Systems
Task Assignment
Multiprocessor Priority-Ceiling Protocol
Elements of Scheduling Algorithms for End-to-End Periodic Tasks
Schedulability of Fixed-Priority End-to-End Periodic Tasks
End-to-End Tasks in Heterogeneous Systems
Predictability and Validation of Dynamic Multiprocessor Systems
Scheduling Flexible Computations and Tasks with Temporal Distance Constraints
Flexible Applications
Tasks with Temporal Distance Constraints
Real-Time Communication
Model of Real-Time Communication
Priority-Based Service Disciplines for Switched Networks
Weighted Round-Robin Service Disciplines
Medium Access-Control Protocols of Broadcast Networks
Internet and Resource Reservation Protocols
Real-Time Protocol
Communication in Multicomputer Systems
Operating Systems
Time Services and Scheduling Mechanisms
Other Basic Operating System Functions
Processor Reserves and Resource Kernel
Open System Architecture
Capabilities of Commercial Real-Time Operating Systems
Predictability of General-Purpose Operating Systems
Posix Thread and Real-Time Extensions
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