By Topic

Scheduling constraint generation for communicating processes

Sign In

Cookies must be enabled to login.After enabling cookies , please use refresh or reload or ctrl+f5 on the browser for the login options.

Formats Non-Member Member
$31 $13
Learn how you can qualify for the best price for this item!
Become an IEEE Member or Subscribe to
IEEE Xplore for exclusive pricing!
close button

puzzle piece

IEEE membership options for an individual and IEEE Xplore subscriptions for an organization offer the most affordable access to essential journal articles, conference papers, standards, eBooks, and eLearning courses.

Learn more about:

IEEE membership

IEEE Xplore subscriptions

2 Author(s)
Takach, A. ; Dept. of Electr. Eng., Princeton Univ., NJ, USA ; Wolf, W.

This paper describes a new algorithm for generation of scheduling constraints in networks of communicating processes. Our model of communication intertwines the schedules of the machines in the network: timing constraints of a machine may affect the schedules of machines communicating with it. This model of communication facilitates the modular specification of timing constraints. A feasible solution to the set of constraints generated gives a schedule for each machine in the network such that all internal constraints of each machine are satisfied and communication between machines is statically coordinated whenever possible. Static scheduling of communication saves on the cost of handshake associated with dynamic synchronization. Our algorithm can handle complex, state-dependent and cyclic timing constraints. Experimental results show that our algorithm is both effective and efficient.<>

Published in:

Very Large Scale Integration (VLSI) Systems, IEEE Transactions on  (Volume:3 ,  Issue: 2 )