Parallel Real-Time Tasks, as Viewed by WCET Analysis and Task Scheduling Approaches

Author Christine Rochange

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Christine Rochange. Parallel Real-Time Tasks, as Viewed by WCET Analysis and Task Scheduling Approaches. In 16th International Workshop on Worst-Case Execution Time Analysis (WCET 2016). Open Access Series in Informatics (OASIcs), Volume 55, pp. 11:1-11:11, Schloss Dagstuhl – Leibniz-Zentrum für Informatik (2016)


With the advent of multi-core platforms, research in the field of hard real-time has recently considered parallel software, from the perspective of both worst-case execution time (WCET) and task schedulability (or worst-case response time, WCRT) analyses. These two areas consider task models that are not completely identical and sometimes make different assumptions. This paper draws a brief overview of the state of the art in the timing analysis of parallel tasks and tries to identify points of convergence and divergence between the existing approaches.
  • multicore
  • parallel tasks
  • worst-case execution time analysis
  • schedulability
  • worst-case response time analysis


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