Real-time Systems and Programming Languages: Ada 95, Real-time Java, and Real-time POSIX

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Addison-Wesley, 2001 - Computers - 738 pages
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Real-Time Systems and Programming LanguagesAda 95, Real-Time Java and Real-Time POSIXAlan Burns and Andy WellingsHow do real-time systems differ from normal information systems? Which languages are best for implementing different real-time systems?The third edition of this best-selling text on real-time systems answers these and other questions. It provides an in-depth analysis of the requirements for designing and implementing real-time embedded systems, and discusses how these requirements are met by current languages and operating systems. The languages are not only described, but also critically evaluated. No other book on real-time (or concurrent) programming languages covers the same breadth of material.New to this edition Real-Time Java is introduced Updated coverage of Real-Time POSIX to reflect the current standard A summary of the Real-Time CORBA effort A description of the Ada-based Ravenscar profile for high-integrity systems Expanded coverage of schedulability analysisAlan Burns and Andy Wellings are both based in the Computer Science Department at the University of York, UK. Professor Burns holds a Personal Chair in Real-Time Systems. He has authored or co-authored ov

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Andy Wellings is a Professor of Real-Time Systems in the Computer Science Department at University of York. He is interested in most aspects of the design and implementation of real-time dependable computer systems and, in particular, real-time programming languages and operating systems. He is European Editor-in-Chief for the Computer Science journal Software-Practice and Experience and a member of the International Expert Groups currently developing extensions to the Java platform for real-time, safety critical and distributed programming. He has authored over 200 papers and several books, including Real-time Systems and Programming Languages (3rd edition) and Concurrency in Ada (2nd Edition).

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