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Real-Time Software Design for Embedded Systems
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Real-Time Software Design for Embedded Systems

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  • Date Published: May 2016
  • availability: In stock
  • format: Hardback
  • isbn: 9781107041097

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  • This tutorial reference takes the reader from use cases to complete architectures for real-time embedded systems using SysML, UML, and MARTE and shows how to apply the COMET/RTE design method to real-world problems. The author covers key topics such as architectural patterns for distributed and hierarchical real-time control and other real-time software architectures, performance analysis of real-time designs using real-time scheduling, and timing analysis on single and multiple processor systems. Complete case studies illustrating design issues include a light rail control system, a microwave oven control system, and an automated highway toll system. Organized as an introduction followed by several self-contained chapters, the book is perfect for experienced software engineers wanting a quick reference at each stage of the analysis, design, and development of large-scale real-time embedded systems, as well as for advanced undergraduate or graduate courses in software engineering, computer engineering, and software design.

    • Provides a concurrent object-oriented analysis and design method for real-time embedded software
    • Includes comprehensive case studies
    • Provides a catalog of Architectural design patterns for real-time embedded systems, with examples of their use in several case studies
    • Includes performance analysis of real-time designs using real-time scheduling and timing analysis on single and multiple processor systems
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    Reviews & endorsements

    "This book reports on a comprehensive, practical, and thorough approach to model-driven requirements, analysis, architecture, and design of real-time embedded systems. Another very interesting feature is the numerous, detailed case studies illustrating the proposed methodology. I strongly recommend Hassan Gomaa’s new book to faculty members teaching software development, computer science students, and software engineers."
    Lionel Briand, IEEE Fellow, Professor and Vice-Director, SnT Centre, University of Luxembourg

    "A thoroughly modern and comprehensive work. Gomaa has managed to successfully combine in a single volume a reference book for experienced practitioners and a highly readable pedagogical text for students. It covers all the key facets of current embedded software design: from requirements specification to implementation, from architecture to coding."
    Bran Selić, Malina Software Corp.

    "This textbook contains material that is "battle-tested" in graduate courses, and includes in-depth case studies that allow readers to see concepts applied. The book describes a hands-on design method, coupled to an industry standard notation and applied to a wide array of software design challenges."
    Kevin Mills, National Institute of Standards and Technology, Maryland

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    Product details

    • Date Published: May 2016
    • format: Hardback
    • isbn: 9781107041097
    • length: 602 pages
    • dimensions: 260 x 183 x 31 mm
    • weight: 1.42kg
    • contains: 373 b/w illus. 15 tables
    • availability: In stock
  • Table of Contents

    Part I. Overview:
    1. Introduction
    2. Overview of UML, SysML, and MARTE
    3. Software design and architecture concepts
    Part II. Software Design Method:
    4. Overview of software design method for real-time embedded systems
    5. Structural modeling for real-time embedded systems with SysML and UML
    6. Use case modeling for real-time embedded systems
    7. State machines for real-time embedded systems
    8. Object and class structuring for real-time embedded software
    9. Dynamic interaction modeling for real-time embedded software
    10. Software architectures for real-time embedded systems
    11. Software architectural patterns for real-time embedded systems
    12. Component-based software architectures for real-time embedded systems
    13. Concurrent real-time task design
    14. Detailed real-time software design
    15. Designing real-time software product line architectures
    Part III. Architectural Analysis:
    16. System and software quality attributes
    17. Performance analysis of concurrent real-time software designs
    18. Applying performance analysis to concurrent real-time software designs
    Part IV. Real-Time Software Design Case Studies:
    19. Microwave oven control system case study
    20. Railroad crossing control system case study
    21. Light rail control system case study
    22. Pump control system case study
    23. Highway toll control system case study.

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    Hassan Gomaa, George Mason University, Virginia
    Hassan Gomaa is Professor and former Chair of the Department of Computer Science at George Mason University. Gomaa has more than thirty years' experience in software engineering, both in industry and academia. He has taught short in-depth industrial courses on real-time software design in North America, Europe, Japan, and South Korea.

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