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Real-Time Systems Foundations

  • Paulo Veríssimo
  • Luís Rodrigues
Chapter
Part of the Advances in Distributed Computing and Middleware book series (DIST, volume 1)

Abstract

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.

Keywords

Distribute Control System Manufacture Automation Protocol Physical Circuit Faulty Situation Account Medium Access 
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Copyright information

© Springer Science+Business Media New York 2001

Authors and Affiliations

  • Paulo Veríssimo
    • 1
  • Luís Rodrigues
    • 1
  1. 1.University of LisboaPortugal

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