Evaluation of Worst-Case Execution Time of Tasks on Multi-core Processor

  • R. Suraj
  • P. Chitra
  • S. Madumidha
Conference paper
Part of the Advances in Intelligent Systems and Computing book series (AISC, volume 325)


In hard real-time systems, it is required to compute the worst-case execution time (WCET) of each task that has become a difficult problem. The increasing complexity of modern processor architectures makes achieving this objective more and more challenging. To measure the WCET of a task, it is necessary to develop a framework on multi-core platform considering the nature of a program and shared resources. Path analysis, one of the static-based approaches is used. It is important to take into account the analysis of paths as it calculates the execution time of each basic block with respect to the cache behavior. The WCET estimates of this analysis are performed using SimpleScalar simulator.


WCET Static-based approach SimpleScalar Cache analysis Loop analysis 


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Department of Computer Science and EngineeringThiagarajar College of EngineeringMaduraiIndia

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