[Seminar] Real-time systems for automation: concepts and approaches (2014/2015)

Seminar Title: Real-time systems for automation: concepts and approaches
Lecturer: Prof. Eng. Lucia Lo Bello, PhD
Role: Associate Professor
Department: DIEEI- Ingegneria Elettrica, Elettronica e Informatica
E-mail: lucia.lobello@dieei.unict.it
Reception hours: Wednesday 14.30 - 16.30
Contents:
  • Introduction to real-time systems
    • Characterization, application scenarios, constraints, performance metrics.
  • Scheduling issues in real-time systems
    • Time-driven scheduling algorithms and priority-based ones.
    • Scheduling of hybrid task sets.
  • Case studies
    • Automation networks
    • Automotive networks
Sources:
  • Giorgio Buttazzo, "HARD REAL-TIME COMPUTING SYSTEMS: Predictable Scheduling Algorithms and Applications", Third Edition, Springer, 2011.
  • Prof. Lucia Lo Bello’s slides (available)
Verification: To assess the knowledge acquired from the seminar, at the end of the lectures the students will undertake a written test.