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Efficient Event-Triggered Tasks in an RTOS



Kaj Hänninen, John Lundbäck , Kurt-Lennart Lundbäck , Jukka Mäki-Turja, Mikael Sjödin

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International Conference on Embedded Systems and Applications (ESA)


In this paper, we add predictable and resource efficient event-triggered tasks in an RTOS. This is done by introducing an execution model suitable for example control software and component-based software. The execution model, denoted single-shot execution (SSX), can be realized with very simple and resource efficient run-time mechanisms and is highly predictable, hence suitable for use in resource constrained real-time systems. In an evaluation, we show that significant memory reductions can be obtained by using the SSX model.


author = {Kaj H{\"a}nninen and John Lundb{\"a}ck and Kurt-Lennart Lundb{\"a}ck and Jukka M{\"a}ki-Turja and Mikael Sj{\"o}din},
title = {Efficient Event-Triggered Tasks in an RTOS},
month = {June},
year = {2005},
booktitle = {International Conference on Embedded Systems and Applications (ESA)},
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