We present an approach to frame packing for multi-cluster distributed embedded systems consisting of time-triggered and event-triggered clusters, interconnected via gateways. In our approach, the application messages are packed into frames such that the application is schedulable. Thus, we have also proposed a schedulability analysis for applications consisting of mixed event-triggered and time-triggered processes and messages, and a worst case queuing delay analysis for the gateways, responsible for routing inter-cluster traffic. Optimization heuristics for frame packing aiming at producing a schedulable system have been proposed. Extensive experiments and a real-life example show the efficiency of our frame-packing approach.
|Journal||ACM SIGPLAN Notices|
|Publication status||Published - 2003|
|Event||Association-for-Computing-Machinery SIGPLAN Conference on Languages, Compilers, and Tools for Embedded Systems (LCTES 03) - San Diego, (CA), United States|
Duration: 11 Jun 2003 → 13 Jun 2003
|Conference||Association-for-Computing-Machinery SIGPLAN Conference on Languages, Compilers, and Tools for Embedded Systems (LCTES 03)|
|City||San Diego, (CA)|
|Period||11/06/2003 → 13/06/2003|
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- Frame packing
- Schedulability analysis