Models of Embedded Systems

  • K. C. WangEmail author


This chapter covers models of embedded systems. First, it describes and demonstrates the simple super-loop system model and points out its shortcomings. Next, it explains the event-driven system model and demonstrates both periodic and asynchronous event-driven systems by example programs. It justifies the needs for processes or tasks in embedded systems. Then it defines and describes the various process models. Lastly, it presents the formal methodologies for embedded systems design, and it illustrates the finite state machine (FSM) system model by a complete design and implementation example in detail.


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.School of Electrical Engineering and Computer ScienceWashington State UniversityPullmanUSA

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