Embedded Software: Facts, Figures, and Future

@article{Ebert2009EmbeddedSF,
  title={Embedded Software: Facts, Figures, and Future},
  author={C. Ebert and Capers Jones},
  journal={Computer},
  year={2009},
  volume={42}
}
Due to the complex system context of embedded-software applications, defects can cause life-threatening situations, delays can create huge costs, and insufficient productivity can impact entire economies. Providing better estimates, setting objectives, and identifying critical hot spots in embedded-software engineering requires adequate benchmarking data. 
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