CENG 383

Real-Time Systems

Specification and verification techniques for real-time systems with many interacting components. formal design of real-time systems using (a) programming languages with unambiguous semantics of time – related behavior and (b) scheduling algorithms. Real-time operating systems, concepts of programming languages for real-time systems. Synchronous programming languages for reactive systems and their mathematical background. Software development for real-time systems.

Fundamentals of Real-Time Systems
Review of Computer Architectures in terms of the Realization of Real-Time Systems
Real-Time Definition and Design Techniques
Formal Methods: Timed Automata and Petri-Nets, Model Checking
Real-Time Programming Languages
Synchronous Programming Languages
Real-Time Kernels – I: Theoretical Findings, Scheduling Algoritms
Laboratory Work – I (Advanced C and Assembly Programming)
Real-Time Kernels – II: POSIX
HW/SW Integration, Performance Analysis and Optimization
Laboratory Work – II (Real-Time Kernel Design: Bootstrap, process management)
Laboratory Work – III (Real-Time Kernel Design: Time Management, Interrupt Mechanisms)
Laboratory Work – III(Real-Time Kernel Design: Coding Real-Time Scheduling Algorithms)