1 1 INTRODUCTION Distributed embedded systems often contain a mixture of critical and non-critical software processes that need to communicate with each other. Critical software is " software whose failure could have an impact on safety, or could cause large financial or social loss " (IEEE, 1990). Because of the high cost of failure, techniques such as… (More)
This position paper identifies three significant research challenges in support of deeply embedded system survivability: achieving dependability at the enterprise/embedded interface gateway, finding a viable security patch approach for embedded systems, and surviving run-time software faults.
The purpose of this study was to provide a descriptive profile of food-related advertising, messaging, and signage in Vancouver schools and to examine differences in the prevalence and characteristics of promotions between elementary and secondary schools. All food-related promotions were photographed in 23 diverse Vancouver public schools between November… (More)
by engaging the same learning mechanisms as direct practice (Bird and Heyes, 2005). Beneficial effects of social learning are not limited to the motor domain, having also been noted in the language literature. Nine-month-old American babies, who have lost the ability to discriminate Mandarin sounds, are able to regain this ability after 12 sessions of… (More)