Predicting real-time properties of component assemblies: a scenario-simulation approach

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This work addresses the problem of predicting timing properties of multitasking component assemblies during the design phase. For real-time applications, it is of vital importance to guarantee that the timing requirements of an assembly are met. We propose a simulation-based approach for predicting the real-time behaviour of an assembly based on models of its constituent components. Our approach extends the scenario-based method in [J. Muskens et al. (2004)] by offering a system model that is tailored to the domain of real-time applications. Contributions of This work include the possibility to handle the following features: mutual exclusion, combinations of aperiodic and periodic tasks and synchronization constraints. The analytical approach we used in previous work cannot handle these features. Therefore, we introduce the simulation-based approach. Our simulator provides data about dynamic resource consumption and real-time properties like response time, blocking time and number of missed deadlines per task. We have validated our approach using a video-decoder application.
Originele taal-2Engels
TitelProceedings of the 30th Euromicro Conference (Euromicro'04, Rennes, France, August 31-September 3, 2004)
RedacteurenR. Steinmetz, A. Mauthe
Plaats van productieLos Alamitos CA, USA
UitgeverijIEEE Computer Society
ISBN van geprinte versie0-7695-2199-1
StatusGepubliceerd - 2004


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