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High Performance Embedded Computing, 2nd ed.

Marilyn Wolf

The second edition of HPEC combines leading-edge research with practical guidance in a variety of embedded computing topics, including real-time systems, computer architecture, and low-power design. The book covers CPU design, operating systems, multiprocessor programs and architectures, and much more. Embedded computing is a key component of cyber-physical systems, which combine physical devices with computational resources for control and communication. This revised edition adds new content and examples of cyber-physical systems throughout the book, including design methodologies, scheduling, and cyber-physical systemsto illustrate the possibilities of these new systems.

   

Contents

Chapter 1 Embedded Computing
Chapter 2 CPUs
Chapter 3 Programs
Chapter 4 Processes and Operating Systems
Chapter 5 Multiprocessor Architectures
Chapter 6 Processes and Operating Systems
Chapter 7 System-Level Design and Hardware/Software Co-Design
Chapter 8 Cyber-Physical Systems

About the Author

Marilyn Wolf is the Rhesa "Ray" P. Farmer Distinguished Chair of Embedded Computing Systems and Georgia Research Alliance Eminent Scholar at the Georgia Institute of Technology. Before joining Georgia Tech, Prof. Wolf was with Princeton University from 1989 to 2007 and with AT&T Bell Laboratories from 1984 to 1989. She received her B. S., M. S., and Ph.D. degrees from Stanford University in 1980, 1981, and 1984, respectively. She co-founded Verificon Corporation in 2003. She has been elected to Phi Beta Kappa and Tau Beta Pi. She received the ASEE/CSE and HP Frederick E. Terman Award in 2003 and the IEEE Circuits and Systems Society Education Award in 2006. She is a Fellow of the IEEE and ACM.

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