Real-Time Systems Foundations
This chapter addresses the fundamental concepts concerning real-time, starting with the definition real-time and clarifying a few current misconceptions. It traces the evolution of real-time computing towards distribution and discusses its relation with fault-tolerance. Finally, the most relevant architectural approaches to real-time in networks and distributed systems are introduced, to be detailed in the subsequent chapters of this part.
KeywordsDistribute Control System Manufacture Automation Protocol Physical Circuit Faulty Situation Account Medium Access
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