From Embedded Systems Requirements to Physical Representation: A Model-Based Methodology in Accordance with the EIA-632 Standard

  • Carlos Gomez
  • Philippe Esteban
  • Jean-Claude Pascal
  • Fernando Jimenez
Conference paper


The concept of system level, introduced in Electronic System Level(ESL), offers a system-model representation before thinking about the partition between software and hardware. One ESL initiative is model-based systems engineering (MBSE), whose objective is to reduce ambiguity of specification interpretation, to verify specification in early design steps and to generate code automatically. In this work, we propose a new design methodology that follows the principles of MBSE. Our methodology obeys the EIA-632 standard that defines the systems engineering best practices. It uses SysML as the system description language and HiLeS Designer as a verification tool. We illustrate our methodology in the design of an intelligent remote keyless entry system and apply it to specify and develop new products for a Colombian company that specializes in the commercialization and distribution of electric energy.


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Carlos Gomez
    • 1
  • Philippe Esteban
    • 2
  • Jean-Claude Pascal
    • 2
  • Fernando Jimenez
    • 3
  1. 1.LAAS-CNRSToulouseFrance
  2. 2.UPS, INSA, INP, ISAELAAS-CNRSUniversité de ToulouseToulouseFrance
  3. 3.Universidad de Los AndesBogotáColombia

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