Managing communication in integrated modular architectures

TitleManaging communication in integrated modular architectures
Publication TypeConference Paper
Year of Publication2004
AuthorsGopalakrishnan, S.
Conference NameParallel and Distributed Processing Symposium, 2004. Proceedings. 18th International
Pagination127
Date Publishedapr.
Keywordsbus-based network, communication management, distributed system, integrated modular architecture, message passing, message routing, off-the-shelf components, real-time systems, safety-critical real-time system, safety-critical software, system buses, telecommunication network routing, telecommunication traffic, timing constraints
Abstract

Summary form only given. Safety-critical real-time systems are being designed using off-the-shelf components connected together to provide the different functions expected from the system. In such architectures, the communication backbone plays an important role in helping systems meet their timing constraints. Components are typically connected via buses, and often components are connected to more than one bus. We describe an approach to synthesizing routes such that all messages meet their deadlines in distributed systems built using bus-based networks when the traffic characteristics are known in advance. This work is the starting point for further work, which will allow network resources to be allocated dynamically when traffic patterns cannot be determined at design-time.

URLhttp://dx.doi.org/10.1109/IPDPS.2004.1303093
DOI10.1109/IPDPS.2004.1303093

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