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The growing complexity of embedded systems software entails new development techniques. Component-Based Software Engineering is undoubtedly suitable for the development of complex systems thanks to its inherent component reuse. Another approach to reduce software complexity is by partitioning the system behavior into different operational modes. Each mode(More)
—Component-Based Development (CBD) reduces development time and effort by allowing systems to be built from pre-developed reusable components. Partitioning the behavior into a set of major operational modes is a classical approach to reduce complexity of embedded systems design and execution. In supporting system modes in CBD, a key issue is seamless(More)
This report provides a complete UPPAAL model of the mode switch handling of an Atomic Execution Group (AEG) in a component-based multi-mode system (CBMMS) with pipe-and-filter architecture. The purpose of this model is to analyze the worst-case latency due to the atomic execution of this AEG during a mode switch. This worst-case latency plays a significant(More)
Component-Based Software Engineering has been introduced as a technique for the development of complex systems. Software complexity can also be reduced by partitioning the system behavior into different modes. Such a multi-mode system is able to change its behavior at runtime by switching between different operational modes. When a multimode system is(More)
Software reuse is deemed as an effective technique for managing the growing software complexity of large systems. Software complexity can also be reduced by partitioning the system behavior into different modes. Such a multi-mode system is able to dynamically change its behavior by switching between different modes. When a multi-mode system is developed by(More)
—Hierarchical scheduling frameworks (HSFs) are a means for composing complex real-time embedded systems from independently developed and analyzed applications. To support multiple modes in a two-level HSF, the multi-mode adaptive hierarchical scheduling framework MMAHSF has recently been presented. MMAHSF supports application specific mode-change protocols(More)
According to recent statistical data and empirical research, the importance of service in manufacturing industry has been significantly strengthened and the melting tendency between relative service and manufacturing process is obvious. More and more manufacturing enterprises have adopted differentiation service strategy to acquire competitive advantage for(More)
Mobile agents (MA) are autonomous software entities that are able to migrate across heterogeneous network execution environments. Mobility and autonomy compensate the deficiencies of distributed technology pretty well. But the security issues with mobile agents have not been solved and are becoming obstacles for the application of mobile agents. Homomorphic(More)