Embedded C Coding Standard

Author: Michael Barr

Publisher: Createspace Independent Publishing Platform

ISBN: 9781721127986

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Page: 84

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Barr Group's Embedded C Coding Standard was developed to help firmware engineers minimize defects in embedded systems. Unlike the majority of coding standards, this standard focuses on practical rules that keep bugs out - including techniques designed to improve the maintainability and portability of embedded software. The rules in this coding standard include a set of guiding principles, as well as specific naming conventions and other rules for the use of data types, functions, preprocessor macros, variables, and other C language constructs. Individual rules that have been demonstrated to reduce or eliminate certain types of defects are highlighted. The BARR-C standard is distinct from, yet compatible with, the MISRA C Guidelines for Use of the C Language in Critical Systems. Programmers can easily combine rules from the two standards as needed.
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Software Engineering for Embedded Systems

Methods, Practical Techniques, and Applications

Author: Robert Oshana

Publisher: Newnes

ISBN: 0124159419

Category: Computers

Page: 1200

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This Expert Guide gives you the techniques and technologies in software engineering to optimally design and implement your embedded system. Written by experts with a solutions focus, this encyclopedic reference gives you an indispensable aid to tackling the day-to-day problems when using software engineering methods to develop your embedded systems. With this book you will learn: The principles of good architecture for an embedded system Design practices to help make your embedded project successful Details on principles that are often a part of embedded systems, including digital signal processing, safety-critical principles, and development processes Techniques for setting up a performance engineering strategy for your embedded system software How to develop user interfaces for embedded systems Strategies for testing and deploying your embedded system, and ensuring quality development processes Practical techniques for optimizing embedded software for performance, memory, and power Advanced guidelines for developing multicore software for embedded systems How to develop embedded software for networking, storage, and automotive segments How to manage the embedded development process Includes contributions from: Frank Schirrmeister, Shelly Gretlein, Bruce Douglass, Erich Styger, Gary Stringham, Jean Labrosse, Jim Trudeau, Mike Brogioli, Mark Pitchford, Catalin Dan Udma, Markus Levy, Pete Wilson, Whit Waldo, Inga Harris, Xinxin Yang, Srinivasa Addepalli, Andrew McKay, Mark Kraeling and Robert Oshana. Road map of key problems/issues and references to their solution in the text Review of core methods in the context of how to apply them Examples demonstrating timeless implementation details Short and to- the- point case studies show how key ideas can be implemented, the rationale for choices made, and design guidelines and trade-offs
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Embedded Systems Security

Practical Methods for Safe and Secure Software and Systems Development

Author: David Kleidermacher,Mike Kleidermacher

Publisher: Elsevier

ISBN: 0123868866

Category: Technology & Engineering

Page: 396

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Front Cover; Dedication; Embedded Systems Security: Practical Methods for Safe and Secure Softwareand Systems Development; Copyright; Contents; Foreword; Preface; About this Book; Audience; Organization; Approach; Acknowledgements; Chapter 1 -- Introduction to Embedded Systems Security; 1.1What is Security?; 1.2What is an Embedded System?; 1.3Embedded Security Trends; 1.4Security Policies; 1.5Security Threats; 1.6Wrap-up; 1.7Key Points; 1.8 Bibliography and Notes; Chapter 2 -- Systems Software Considerations; 2.1The Role of the Operating System; 2.2Multiple Independent Levels of Security.
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Software Engineering for Embedded Systems

Chapter 15. Embedded Software Quality, Integration and Testing Techniques

Author: Mark Pitchford

Publisher: Elsevier Inc. Chapters

ISBN: 0128072474

Category: Technology & Engineering

Page: 1200

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State of the art techniques and best practices in the development of embedded software apply not only to high-integrity devices (such as those for safety-critical applications like aircraft flight controllers, car braking systems or medical devices), but also to lesser-integrity applications when the need to optimize the effectiveness of the available test time and budget demands that pragmatic decisions should be made. To complement this multitude of software test techniques there is a similar plethora of test tools available to automate them. These tools are commonplace in the development of safety-critical applications, but elsewhere not everyone has the budget to buy all, or indeed any, of them. Of course, the providers of these tools would advocate the purchase of each and every one of them, so how can a limited budget best be allocated? And where no budget exists, how can similar principles be applied to provide confidence that the finished item is of adequate quality? In addressing these issues not only are the concepts behind the techniques presented, but also some “case study” software code examples to drill a little deeper and illustrate how some of them are implemented in practice.
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Embedded Software Development with C

Author: Kai Qian,David Den Haring,Li Cao

Publisher: Springer Science & Business Media

ISBN: 9781441906069

Category: Computers

Page: 390

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Embedded Software Development With C offers both an effectual reference for professionals and researchers, and a valuable learning tool for students by laying the groundwork for a solid foundation in the hardware and software aspects of embedded systems development. Key features include a resource for the fundamentals of embedded systems design and development with an emphasis on software, an exploration of the 8051 microcontroller as it pertains to embedded systems, comprehensive tutorial materials for instructors to provide students with labs of varying lengths and levels of difficulty, and supporting website including all sample codes, software tools and links to additional online references.
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Embedded Computer Systems: Architectures, Modeling, and Simulation

9th International Workshop, SAMOS 2009, Samos, Greece, July 20-23, 2009, Proceedings

Author: Koen Bertels,Nikitas Dimopoulos,Cristina Silvano,Stephan Wong

Publisher: Springer Science & Business Media

ISBN: 3642031382

Category: Computers

Page: 342

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This book constitutes the refereed proceedings of the 9th International Workshop on Architectures, Modeling, and Simulation, SAMOS 2009, held on Samos, Greece, on July 20-23, 2009. The 18 regular papers presented were carefully reviewed and selected from 52 submissions. The papers are organized in topical sections on architectures for multimedia, multi/many cores architectures, VLSI architectures design, architecture modeling and exploration tools. In addition there are 14 papers from three special sessions which were organized on topics of current interest: instruction-set customization, reconfigurable computing and processor architectures, and mastering cell BE and GPU execution platforms.
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3D Video Coding for Embedded Devices

Energy Efficient Algorithms and Architectures

Author: Bruno Zatt,Muhammad Shafique,Sergio Bampi,Jörg Henkel

Publisher: Springer Science & Business Media

ISBN: 1461467594

Category: Technology & Engineering

Page: 204

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This book shows readers how to develop energy-efficient algorithms and hardware architectures to enable high-definition 3D video coding on resource-constrained embedded devices. Users of the Multiview Video Coding (MVC) standard face the challenge of exploiting its 3D video-specific coding tools for increasing compression efficiency at the cost of increasing computational complexity and, consequently, the energy consumption. This book enables readers to reduce the multiview video coding energy consumption through jointly considering the algorithmic and architectural levels. Coverage includes an introduction to 3D videos and an extensive discussion of the current state-of-the-art of 3D video coding, as well as energy-efficient algorithms for 3D video coding and energy-efficient hardware architecture for 3D video coding.
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