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Adoption and Optimization of Embedded and Real-Time Communication Systems

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presents innovative research on the integration of embedded systems, real-time systems and the developments towards multimedia technology. This book is essential for researchers, practitioners, scientists, and IT professionals interested in expanding their knowledge of this interdisciplinary field. Adoption and Optimization of Embedded and Real-Time Communication Systems

Table of Contents

  1. Cover
  2. Title Page
  3. Copyright Page
  4. Editorial Advisory Board and List of Reviewers
    1. Editorial Advisory Board
    2. List of Reviewers
  5. Preface
  6. Acknowledgment
  7. Section 1: Designing and Engineering Embedded and Sensor Networks
    1. Chapter 1: Cost-Based Topology Optimization of Embedded Ethernet Networks
      1. ABSTRACT
      2. INTRODUCTION
      3. CONCLUSION AND OUTLOOK
      4. APPENDIX: PRINCIPLE OF AUTOCORRELATION MASK GENERATION
    2. Chapter 2: Co-Modeling of Embedded Networks Using SystemC and SDL
      1. ABSTRACT
      2. INTRODUCTION
      3. EMBEDDED SYSTEMS DESIGN FLOW
      4. MODELING FOR THE SPECIFICATION PROCESS
      5. OVERVIEW OF THE SYSTEMC MODELING LANGUAGE
      6. OVERVIEW OF SDL MODELING LANGUAGE
      7. COMPARISON OF SDL AND SYSTEMC FOR THE PROTOCOLS SIMULATION
      8. OVERVIEW OF RELATED STUDIES
      9. THREE MAIN METHODS OF CO-MODELING IN SYSTEMC AND SDL
      10. CONCLUSIONS ON CO-MODELING OF SYSTEMC AND SDL
      11. TWO WAYS TO ADDRESS THE SDL→SYSTEMC CO-MODELING APPROACH
      12. CONCLUSION
    3. Chapter 3: Design and Implementation of a Firmware Update Protocol for Resource Constrained Wireless Sensor Networks
      1. ABSTRACT
      2. INTRODUCTION
      3. RELATED WORK
      4. PIDP DESIGN
      5. IMPLEMENTATION
      6. EVALUATION
      7. COMPARISON
      8. CONCLUSION
    4. Chapter 4: Asymmetric Geographic Forwarding
      1. ABSTRACT
      2. INTRODUCTION
      3. RELATED WORK
      4. CHARACTERISTICS OF ASYMMETRIC LINKS IN WIRELESS NETWORKS
      5. ASYMMETRIC GEOGRAPHIC FORWARDING
      6. EVALUATION
      7. CONCLUSION AND FUTURE WORK
  8. Section 2: Model-Based Testing of Embedded and Real-Time Communication Systems
    1. Chapter 5: Requirements Traceability within Model-Based Testing
      1. ABSTRACT
      2. INTRODUCTION
      3. BACKGROUND
      4. 1. COMPUTATION TREE
      5. APPROACH
      6. 2. AUTOMATON
      7. 3. CSC
      8. 4. ELEMENTS
      9. 5. CONFLICTS
      10. 6. NORMALFLASHING
      11. 7. EMERGENCYFLASHING
      12. 8. INTERRUPTION
      13. RELATED WORK
      14. SUMMARY AND CONCLUSION
    2. Chapter 6: Model-Based Testing of Highly Configurable Embedded Systems in the Automation Domain
      1. ABSTRACT
      2. INTRODUCTION
      3. SOFTSTARTER EXAMPLE
      4. TEST ENVIRONMENT
      5. MODEL-BASED TESTING PROCESS FOR EMBEDDED DEVICES IN THE AUTOMATION DOMAIN
      6. PARAMETER MODELING
      7. GENERIC TEST MODELING
      8. AUTOMATED GENERATION OF TEST CASES
      9. TEST CASE EXECUTION AND ANALYSIS OF RESULTS
      10. EVALUATION OF THE APPROACH
      11. RELATED WORK
      12. SUMMARY AND OUTLOOK
    3. Chapter 7: Adoption of Model-Based Testing and Abstract Interpretation by a Railway Signalling Manufacturer
      1. ABSTRACT
      2. INTRODUCTION
      3. RELATED WORK
      4. THE ADOPTED UNIT TESTING PROCESS
      5. CASE STUDIES
      6. CONCLUSION
  9. Section 3: Technologies and Design Methods for Network-on-Chip Communication
    1. Chapter 8: Analysis of Monitoring Structures for Network-on-Chip
      1. ABSTRACT
      2. INTRODUCTION
      3. MONITORING IN NOC
      4. STRUCTURES OF NETWORK MONITORING SYSTEMS
      5. RELATED WORK
      6. DYNAMICALLY CLUSTERED DISTRIBUTED MONITORING STRUCTURE
      7. ANALYSIS
      8. TRANSACTION LEVEL ANALYSIS
      9. DISCUSSION AND FUTURE WORK
      10. CONCLUSION
    2. Chapter 9: Optimized Communication Architecture of MPSoCs with a Hardware Scheduler
      1. ABSTRACT
      2. INTRODUCTION
      3. OVERVIEW OF OSIP-BASED MPSOCS
      4. INITIAL ANALYSIS OF COMMUNICATION OVERHEAD
      5. OPTIMIZATION OF COMMUNICATION ARCHITECTURE
      6. ANALYSIS OF OPTIMIZATIONS FOR COMMUNICATION ARCHITECTURE
      7. SYSTEM LEVEL ANALYSIS
      8. CONCLUSION
    3. Chapter 10: Implementation and Evaluation of Skip-Links
      1. ABSTRACT
      2. INTRODUCTION
      3. IRREGULAR AND RECONFIGURABLE TOPOLOGIES
      4. ROUTER SKIPPING
      5. PLACEMENT ALGORITHMS
      6. SKIP-LINK PLACEMENT PARAMETER EVALUATION
      7. IMPLEMENTATION OF SKIP-LINKS
      8. SKIP-LINK TRAFFIC PERFORMANCE
      9. CONCLUSION
    4. Chapter 11: Self-Calibrating Source Synchronous Communication for Delay Variation Tolerant GALS Network-on-Chip Design
      1. ABSTRACT
      2. INTRODUCTION
      3. RELATED WORK
      4. TARGET GALS PLATFORM AND MOTIVATION
      5. ARCHITECTURE OF THE VARIATION DETECTOR
      6. DELAY VARIABILITY ROBUSTNESS
      7. CONCLUSION
    5. Chapter 12: Checkpointing SystemC-Based Virtual Platforms
      1. ABSTRACT
      2. INTRODUCTION
      3. REQUIREMENTS
      4. CHECKPOINTING CONCEPTS
      5. NOVEL VP CHECKPOINT FRAMEWORK
      6. INTEGRATION OF USER-DEFINED MODULES
      7. PROCESS CHECKPOINTING
      8. PERFORMANCE EVALUATION
      9. CONCLUSION
  10. Compilation of References
  11. About the Contributors