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ACSC524-Distributed Embedded Systems 

Introduction

In this web space you may find lecture notes and other relevant material for the Spring 2014 semester on Distributed Embedded systems.

The notes provided must not be considered as a replacement of either attendance of lectures or study of the suggested textbooks. Their purpose is to assist you in your studying and provide you with guidelines on what you should be focusing on. You are encouraged to enhance notes with study from the recommended literature and web links.

The notes provided are constantly updated, therefore it is recommended to regularly check for updates.

 

 

 

Subject Information

Course outline

 

Prerequisites: None  

 

 

 

LECTURE NOTES

 

Right click on the following links to save the lecture notes on your PC, then print them.

Week #

Subject

Topics covered

Week 1

Lecture 1

 

Introduction to distributed real-time embedded systems

 

 

Week 2

 

 

Lecture 2

 

 Embedded System Requirements, Specification and modeling

 

Weeks 3-4

Lecture 3

 

The ARM embedded microprocessor

 

 

Week 5

Lecture 4

 

Sensor technology – interfacing with sensors

 

 

Week 6

Lecture 5: Program Design and Analysis

 

Performance, code size and power estimation and optimization

 

 

Week 7

Lecture 6: Optimal C code for ARM

 

Guidelines for type declarations, loops functions and arithmetic operations

 

 

Week 8

High-Level code transformations

 

High-level language code transformations for performance, code size, regularity, parallelism

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Practice Exercises

 

 

Assignments:

 

Assignment 1

 

Assignment 2

 

 

 

 

Main textbook

References