Real-time computing plays a vital role in ultra-reliable and safety-critical applications in fields as diverse as flight control, telecommunication systems, nuclear plant supervision and surgical operation monitoring. Providing a comprehensive overview, this book examines the most significant real-time scheduling policies in use today.
Scheduling in Real-Time Systems presents:
- Rigorous discussions of the main scheduling algorithms.
- In-depth analyses of centralised and distributed computing systems.
- Detailed coverage of symmetric multiprocessor systems sharing a common memory.
- A complete appraisal of packet scheduling in networks.
- Three relevant case studies including the control system of the robot that the Pathfinder space vehicle landed on Planet Mars.
Offering end-of-chapter exercises and solutions, Scheduling in Real-time Systems
will prove an invaluable textbook for university students in computer, software, electronics and control systems engineering. This book will also be an excellent reference to practising engineers and developers in the systems and communications industry.
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