Real-time Systems and Networks for Automation (2015-2016)

Title: Real-time Systems and Networks for Automation (2015-2016)
Lecturer: Prof. Eng. Lucia Lo Bello, PhD
Role: Associate Professor
Department: DIEEI - Ingegneria Elettrica, Elettronica e Informatica
E-mail: lobello@unict.it
Reception hours: Friday 10.00 - 12.00
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.