Conclusions

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Abstract

Design of embedded systems based on formal models of computation has been gaining acceptance as a sound method for dealing with increasing system complexities. While models of computation have been successfully used individually for control-dominated systems and data-dominated systems, modelling of heterogeneous systems still poses a challenge. We presented DFCharts, a model of computation for heterogeneous embedded systems that combine control-dominated and data-dominated parts. We demonstrated how DFCharts could be used in embedded systems design by linking it to system level design languages and implementation architecture. We used a realistic heterogeneous embedded system called frequency relay, in order to illustrate the concepts.

Keywords

Embed System Formal Verification Refinement Operator Implementation Architecture Embed System Design 
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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Defence Technology AgencyNew Zealand Defence ForceAucklandNew Zealand
  2. 2.Computer Systems EngineeringUniversity of AucklandAucklandNew Zealand

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