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—It is predicted that multicores will be increasingly used in future embedded real-time systems for high performance and low energy consumption. The major obstacle is that we may not predict and provide any guarantee on real-time properties of software on such platforms. The shared memory bus is among the most critical resources, which severely degrade the(More)
As Moore's law comes to an end, multi-processor (MP) systems are becoming increasingly important in embedded systems design, hence real-time schedulability analysis for MP systems has become an important research topic. In this paper, we present an exact method for schedulability analysis of global multiprocessor scheduling with either fixed-priority (FP)(More)
Timing correctness of hard real-time systems is guaranteed by schedulability analysis and worst-case execution time (WCET) analysis of programs. Traditional WCET analysis mainly deals with application programs and has achieved success in industry. Timing analysis of application programs along cannot guarantee correctness of complete systems consisting RTOS.(More)
Although most previous work in cache analysis for WCET estimation assumes the LRU replacement policy, in practise more processors use simpler non-LRU policies for lower cost, power consumption and thermal output. This paper focuses on the analysis of FIFO, one of the most widely used cache replacement policies. Previous analysis techniques for FIFO caches(More)
Electric vehicles (EVs) are the trend for future transportation. The major obstacle is range anxiety due to poor availability of charging stations and long charging time. Solar-powered EVs, which mostly rely on solar energy, are free of charging limitations. However, the range anxiety problem is more severe due to the availability of sun light. For example,(More)
In this paper, we address the problem of static scheduling and software synthesis for dataflow graphs with the symbolic model-checker NuSMV using a two-step process: first use model-checking to obtain a static schedule with the objective of minimizing the data buffer size, then synthesize efficient code from the static schedule with the objective of(More)
Most previous work on cache analysis for WCET estimation assumes a particular replacement policy called LRU. In contrast, much less work has been done for non-LRU policies, since they are generally considered to be very unpredictable. However, most commercial processors are actually equipped with these non-LRU policies, since they are more efficient in(More)
— Nutrition-related diseases are nowadays a main threat to human health and pose great challenges to medical care. A crucial step to solve the problems is to monitor the daily food intake of a person precisely and conveniently. For this purpose, we present AutoDietary, a wearable system to monitor and recognize food intakes in daily life. An embedded(More)