Assigned articles

Note: These articles are copyrighted so I have restricted access to students in the class. Email me if you need access.

  1. R. P. Dick, Multiobjective Synthesis of Low-Power Real-Time Distributed Embedded Systems, Ph.D. Dissertation, Dept. of Electrical Engineering, Princeton University, Nov. 2002. Chapters 1–3 provide background material. Chapters 1–3 due 20 September.
  2. Stephen Edwards, Luciano Lavagno, Edward A. Lee, and Alberto Sangiovanni-Vincentelli, “Design of embedded systems: formal models, validation, and synthesis,” Proc. IEEE, Mar. 1997. Due 20 September.
  3. M. R. Garey and D. S. Johnson, Introduction to “Computers and Intractability: A Guide to the Theory of NP-Completeness,” 1979. Due 22 September.
  4. O. Coudert, “Exact coloring of real-life graphs is easy,” in Design Automation, pp. 121–126, Jun. 1997. Due 22 September.
  5. C. L. Liu and J. W. Layland, “Scheduling algorithms for multiprogramming in a hard-real-time environment,” in J. of the ACM, vol. 20, no. 1, Jan. 1973. Due 27 September.
  6. R. P. Dick, “Reliability, thermal, and power modeling and optimization,” in Proc. Int. Conf. Computer-Aided Design, Nov. 2010, pp. 181–184. Due 29 September.
  7. Yu-Kwong Kwok and Isfak Ahmed, “Benchmarking and Comparison of Task Graph Scheduling Algorithms,” J. Parallel and Distributed Computing, Mar. 1999. Due 4 October.
  8. L. Yang, R. P. Dick, H. Lekatsas, and S. Chakradhar, “High-performance operating system controlled on-line memory compression,” in ACM Trans. Embedded Computing Systems, Mar. 2010, pp. 30:1–30:28. Due 6 October.
  9. P. R. Panda, N. D. Dutt, and A. Nicolau, “On-chip vs. off-chip memory: the data partitioning problem in embedded processor-based systems,” in ACM Trans. Embedded Computing Systems, Jul. 2000, pp 682–704. Due 11 October.
  10. M. Tim Jones, “Anatomy of real-time Linux architectures,”, Apr. 2008. Due 14 October.
  11. Joseph Polastre, Robert Szewczyk, Alan Mainwaring, David Culler, and John Anderson, “Analysis of wireless sensor networks for habitat monitoring,” Wireless sensor networks, pp. 399–423, 2004. Due 20 October.
  12. B. W. Cook, S. Lanzisera, and K. S. J. Pister, “SoC Issues for RF Smart Dust,” in Proc. IEEE, vol. 94, no. 6, Jun. 2006. Due 27 October.
  13. Srivaths Ravi, Anand Raghunathan, Paul Kocher, and Sunil Hattangady, “Security in Embedded Systems: Design Challenges,” in ACM Trans. Embedded Computing Systems, pp. 461–491, Aug. 2004. Due 1 November.
  14. Joo-Young Hwang, Sang-Bum Suh, Sung-Kwan Heo, Chan-Ju Park, Jae-Min Ryu and Seong-Yeol Park, and Chul-Ryun Kim, “Xen on ARM: System Virtualization Using Xen Hypervisor for ARM-Based Secure Mobile Phones,” in Proc. Consumer Communications and Networking Conf, pp. 257–261 Jan. 2008. Due 1 November.
  15. Mian Dong and Lin Zhong, “Self-Constructive High-Rate System Energy Modeling for Battery-Powered Mobile Systems,” in Proc. Int. Conf. Mobile Systems, Applications, and Services, Jun. 2011. Due 3 November.
  16. Mihail L. Sichitiu and Chanchai Veerarittiphan, “Simple, Accurate Time Synchronization for Wireless Sensor Networks,” in Proc. Wireless Communications and Networking Conf., Mar. 2003. Due 3 November.
  17. K. Lorincz, Bor-rong Chen, G. W. Challen, A. R. Chowdhury, S. Patel, P. Bonato, and M. Welsh, “Mercury: A Wearable Sensor Network Platform for High-Fidelity Motion Analysis,” in Proc. Conf. on Embedded Networked Sensor Systems, Nov. 2009. Due 8 November.
  18. Dominique Guinard, and Vlad Trifa, “Towards the Web of Things: Web Mashups for Embedded Devices,” in Proc. Wkshp. on Mashups, Enterprise Mashups and Lightweight Composition on the Web, April 2009. Due 8 November.
  19. Norbert Seifert and Nelson Tam, “Timing Vulnerability Factors of Sequentials,” in IEEE Trans. on Devices and Materials Reliability, vol. 4, no. 3, September 2004. Due 10 November.
  20. Justin M. Bradley and Ella M. Atkins, “Computational-Physical State Co-Regulation in Cyber-Physical Systems,” in Proc. Int. Conf. Cyberphysical Systems, April 2011. Due 15 November.
  21. Byung-Gon Chun, Sunghwan Ihm, and Petros Maniatis, “CloneCloud: Elastic Execution between Mobile Device and Cloud,” in Proc. The European Professional Society on Computer Systems, April 2011. Due 17 November.
  22. Koen De Bosschere, Wayne Luk, Xavier Martorell, Nacho Navarro, Mike O'Boyle, Dionisios Pnevmatikatos, Alex Ramirez, Pascal Sainrat, André Seznec, Per Stenström, and Olivier Temam, “High-Performance Embedded Architecture and Compilation Roadmap,” in Springer Trans. on High-Performance Embedded Architectures and Compilers I, vol. 4050, 2007, pages 5–29. Due 22 November.
  23. André DeHon and Helia Naeimi, “Seven Strategies for Tolerating Highly Defective Fabrication,” in IEEE Design and Test of Computers, pp 306–315, vol. 22, no. 4, July 2005. Due 29 November.
  24. Sravanthi Chalasani and James M. Conrad, “A Survey of Energy Harvesting Sources for Embedded Systems,” in Proc. SoutheastCon, pp 442–447, April 2008. Due December 1.
  25. “DC–DC Converters: A Primer,” Jaycar Electronics Technical Report, 2001. Read by December 1, but no summary needed.

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