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Synthesis of Embedded Software

Frameworks and Methodologies for Correctness by Construction

  • Sandeep K. Shukla
  • Jean-Pierre Talpin

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xv
  2. Loïc Besnard, Thierry Gautier, Paul Le Guernic, Jean-Pierre Talpin
    Pages 1-40
  3. Julien Boucaron, Anthony Coadou, Robert de Simone
    Pages 41-78
  4. A. Cortier, L. Besnard, J. P. Bodeveix, J. Buisson, F. Dagnat, M. Filali et al.
    Pages 79-119
  5. Stephen A Edwards, Nalini Vasudevan
    Pages 121-146
  6. Yann Glouche, Thierry Gautier, Paul Le Guernic, Jean-Pierre Talpin
    Pages 147-171
  7. Bijoy A. Jose, Sandeep K. Shukla
    Pages 173-199
  8. Charles André, Julien DeAntoni, Frédéric Mallet, Robert de Simone
    Pages 201-227
  9. Dumitru Potop-Butucaru, Robert de Simone, Yves Sorel
    Pages 229-262
  10. Back Matter
    Pages 263-266

About this book


Synthesis of Embedded Software: Frameworks and Methodologies for Correctness by Construction Edited by: Sandeep Kumar Shukla Jean-Pierre Talpin Embedded software is ubiquitous today. There are millions of lines of embedded code in smart phones, and even more in systems responsible for automotive control, avionics control, weapons control and space missions. Some of these are safety-critical systems whose correctness, timely response, and reliability are of paramount importance. These requirements pose new challenges to system designers. This necessitates that a proper design science, based on “constructive correctness” be developed. Correct-by-construction design and synthesis of embedded software is done in a way so that post-development verification is minimized, and correct operation of embedded systems is maximized. This book presents a sampling of the state of the art in the design of safety-critical, embedded software. It introduces readers to a number of major approaches to specification driven embedded software synthesis/construction. While it is not exhaustive in scope, it compiles knowledge that is otherwise scattered in numerous journals and conferences proceedings. It is a valuable reference for practitioners and researchers concerned with improving the embedded systems product development life-cycle. • Provides state-of-the-art research on new software engineering life-cycle for safety-critical, embedded software; • Includes theory, methodologies, and examples of “correct by construction” software engineering; • Allows for the design of embedded software with a reduced verification burden and guarantee of correctness; • Offers a reference to the latest research, otherwise available only in disparate journals and conference proceedings.


Concurrent programming Correct by Construction Embedded Software Design Esterel Hardware/Software Co-design Heterogeneous embedded software specification Lustre Reliable software Safety critical e construction integrated circuit model modeling

Editors and affiliations

  • Sandeep K. Shukla
    • 1
  • Jean-Pierre Talpin
    • 2
  1. 1.Bradley Dept. Electrical &, Computer EngineeringVirginia TechBlacksburgUSA
  2. 2.INRIA Rennes-Bretagne AtlantiqueRennes CXFrance

Bibliographic information

  • Book Title Synthesis of Embedded Software
  • Book Subtitle Frameworks and Methodologies for Correctness by Construction
  • Editors Sandeep Kumar Shukla
    Jean-Pierre Talpin
  • DOI
  • Copyright Information Springer Science+Business Media, LLC 2010
  • Publisher Name Springer, Boston, MA
  • eBook Packages Engineering Engineering (R0)
  • Hardcover ISBN 978-1-4419-6399-4
  • Softcover ISBN 978-1-4899-8737-2
  • eBook ISBN 978-1-4419-6400-7
  • Edition Number 1
  • Number of Pages XV, 266
  • Number of Illustrations 0 b/w illustrations, 0 illustrations in colour
  • Topics Circuits and Systems
    Computer-Aided Engineering (CAD, CAE) and Design
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