Distributed Embedded Systems: Design, Middleware and Resources

Distributed Embedded Systems: Design, Middleware and Resources : IFIP 20th World Computer Congress, TC10 Working Conference on Distributed and Parallel Embedded Systems (DIPES 2008), September 7-10, 2008, Milano, Italy

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This year, the IFIP Working Conference on Distributed and Parallel Embedded Sys tems (DIPES 2008) is held as part of the IFIP World Computer Congress, held in Milan on September 7 10, 2008. The embedded systems world has a great deal of experience with parallel and distributed computing. Many embedded computing systems require the high performance that can be delivered by parallel computing. Parallel and distributed computing are often the only ways to deliver adequate real time performance at low power levels. This year's conference attracted 30 submissions, of which 21 were accepted. Prof. Jor g Henkel of the University of Karlsruhe graciously contributed a keynote address on embedded computing and reliability. We would like to thank all of the program committee members for their diligence. Wayne Wolf, Bernd Kleinjohann, and Lisa Kleinjohann Acknowledgements We would like to thank all people involved in the organization of the IFIP World Computer Congress 2008, especially the IPC Co Chairs Judith Bishop and Ivo De Lotto, the Organization Chair Giulio Occhini, as well as the Publications Chair John Impagliazzo. Further thanks go to the authors for their valuable contributions to DIPES 2008. Last but not least we would like to acknowledge the considerable amount of work and enthusiasm spent by our colleague Claudius Stern in preparing theproceedingsofDIPES2008. Hemadeitpossibletoproducethemintheircurrent professional and homogeneous style.
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  • Paperback | 226 pages
  • 152.4 x 228.6 x 13.97mm | 381.02g
  • New York, NY, United States
  • English
  • Softcover reprint of hardcover 1st ed. 2008
  • XVI, 226 p.
  • 1441935053
  • 9781441935052

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Table of contents

Hierarchically Distributing Embedded Systems for Improved Autonomy.- Sorting Units for FPGA-Based Embedded Systems.- Error-Exploiting Video Encoder to Extend Energy/QoS Tradeoffs for Mobile Embedded Systems.- Specification-based Verification of Embedded Systems by Automated Test Case Generation.- Analysis of Periodic Clock Relations in Polychronous Systems.- Formal Correctness of an Automotive Bus Controller Implementation at Gate-Level.- Unifying HW Analysis and SoC Design Flows by Bridging Two Key Standards: UML and IP-XACT.- Expressing Environment Assumptions and Real-time Requirements for a Distributed Embedded System with Shared Variables.- The Components Data Flow Machine: An Intermediate Modeling Format to Support the Design of Automobiles E/E Systems Architectures.- On the Use of Software Quality Metrics to Improve Physical Properties of Embedded Systems.- Minimizing Leakage Energy with Modulo Scheduling for VLIW DSP Processors.- Using Imprecise Computation Techniques for Power Management in Real-Time Embedded Systems.- A Power Model for Register-Sharing Structures.- Design and Implementation of a FTT-CAN Communication Infra-Structure for the RT-femtoJava Processor.- Communication Paradigms for High-Integrity Distributed Systems with Hard Real-Time Requirements.- TinyOS Extensions for a Wireless Sensor Network Node Based on a Dynamically Reconfigurable Processor.- Scheduling Dependent Distributable Real-Time Threads in Dynamic Networked Embedded Systems.- An Efficient Time Annotation Technique in Abstract RTOS Simulations for Multiprocessor Task Migration.- Handling QoS Dependencies in Distributed Cooperative Real-Time Systems.- Topology-Aware Energy Efficient Task Assignment for Collaborative In-Network Processing in Distributed Sensor Systems.- Data Partitioning Techniques for Partially Protected Caches to Reduce Soft Error Induced Failures.
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