A Cephalomorph Real-Time Computer

  • Wolfgang A. HalangEmail author
Conference paper
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 10087)


Although the domain of hard real-time systems has thoroughly been elaborated in academia, architectural issues did not receive the attention they deserve, and in most cases just off-the-shelf computer systems are used as execution platforms — with no guarantee that they are able to meet the temporal requirements specified. Therefore, a novel asymmetrical multiprocessor architecture for embedded control systems is presented. Resembling the structure of the human brain, it inherently supports temporal determinism.


Task Execution Single Processor Peripheral Device Schedulability Analysis Ready Task 
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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Chair of Computer EngineeringFernuniversität in HagenHagenGermany

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