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Executable Specifications for Heterogeneous Embedded Systems

An Answer to the Design of Complex Systems
  • Yves Leduc
  • Nathalie Messina

Abstract

It is possible to raise the abstraction level of the description of a system. Using an effective methodology to separate data and control, we show that a truly executable specification flow is possible, and that it is highly beneficial in the validation and verification of complex systems. This methodology is technology-independent and accommodates a mixture of hardware and software, analog and digital, electronic and micromechanics components.

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© Springer Science+Business Media B.V. 2012

Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Advanced System Technology, Wireless Terminal Business UnitTexas InstrumentsVilleneuve-LoubetFrance

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