Introduction and Motivation

  • Angeliki Kritikakou
  • Francky Catthoor
  • Costas Goutis
Chapter

Abstract

Embedded systems are computer systems which execute applications dedicated to a specific goal, without indented to be a general purpose computer. Embedded systems contain a collection of programmable parts and components, which interact with the environment. Examples of embedded systems are mobile devices, bio-medical devices, security devices, multimedia devices etc.

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Angeliki Kritikakou
    • 1
  • Francky Catthoor
    • 2
  • Costas Goutis
    • 3
  1. 1.University of PatrasPiraeusGreece
  2. 2.IMECLeuvenBelgium
  3. 3.University of PatrasPatrasGreece

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