Introduction into Embedded Systems

  • Alexander BarkalovEmail author
  • Larysa Titarenko
  • Małgorzata Mazurkiewicz
Part of the Studies in Systems, Decision and Control book series (SSDC, volume 195)


This chapter provides some basic issues connected with embedded systems. Two types of computer systems are discussed (visible and invisible to a user). Next some example is shown allowing understanding the basic features of embedded systems. The common features of embedded systems and their characteristics are discussed. The final section is devoted to basic requirements to embedded systems.


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Alexander Barkalov
    • 1
    Email author
  • Larysa Titarenko
    • 1
    • 2
  • Małgorzata Mazurkiewicz
    • 3
  1. 1.Institute of Metrology, Electronics and Computer ScienceUniversity of Zielona GoraZielona GoraPoland
  2. 2.Kharkiv National University of Radio ElectronicsKharkivUkraine
  3. 3.Institute of Control and Computation EngineeringUniversity of Zielona GoraZielona GoraPoland

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