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    DescriptionThe arrival and popularity of multi-core processors has sparked a renewed interest in the development of parallel programs. Similarly, the availability of low-cost microprocessors and sensors has generated a great interest in embedded real-time programs. This book provides students and programmers whose backgrounds are in traditional sequential programming with the opportunity to expand their capabilities into parallel, embedded, real-time and distributed computing. It also addresses the theoretical foundation of real-time scheduling analysis, focusing on theory that is useful for actual applications. Written by award-winning educators at a level suitable for undergraduates and beginning graduate students, this book is the first truly entry-level textbook in the subject. Complete examples allow readers to understand the context in which a new concept is used, and enable them to build and run the examples, make changes, and observe the results.


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    Title
    Building Parallel, Embedded, and Real-Time Applications with Ada
    Authors and contributors
    By (author) John W. McCormick, By (author) Frank Singhoff, By (author) Jerome Hugues
    Physical properties
    Format: Hardback
    Number of pages: 386
    Width: 156 mm
    Height: 230 mm
    Thickness: 20 mm
    Weight: 621 g
    Language
    English
    ISBN
    ISBN 13: 9780521197168
    ISBN 10: 0521197163
    Classifications

    BIC E4L: COM
    Nielsen BookScan Product Class 3: S10.2
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    B&T Modifier: Academic Level: 02
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    LC classification: QA76.73.A35 M375 2011
    Thema V1.0: UMR, UKM
    Illustrations note
    50 b/w illus. 140 exercises
    Publisher
    CAMBRIDGE UNIVERSITY PRESS
    Imprint name
    CAMBRIDGE UNIVERSITY PRESS
    Publication date
    16 May 2011
    Publication City/Country
    Cambridge
    Author Information
    John McCormick is Professor of Computer Science at the University of Northern Iowa. Frank Singhoff is Professor of Computer Science at the Universite de Bretagne Occidentale (University of Brest). Jerome Hugues is Associate Professor in the Department of Mathematics, Computer Science, and Control at the Institute for Space and Aeronautics Engineering (ISAE), Toulouse.
    Review quote
    'By providing an extensive foundation for real-time and embedded systems programming, this book serves a much-needed role for both students and professional alike.' Patrick Rogers, AdaCore '... very well-written ... Building Parallel, Embedded, and Real-Time Applications with Ada is one of those volumes that makes you think, especially about the hard problems (like real-time, multitasking and multicore) facing the firmware world today. I recommend it.' Jack G. Ganssle, embedded.com
    Table of contents
    1. Introduction and overview; 2. Sequential programming with Ada; 3. Task basics; 4. Communication and synchronization based on shared objects; 5. Communication and synchronization based on direct interaction; 6. Distributed systems with Ada; 7. Real-time systems and scheduling concepts; 8. Real-time programming with Ada; 9. Tools for building and verifying real-time applications; Index.