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Challenges on Complexity and Connectivity in Embedded Systems

  1. Research Article

    Firefly Clock Synchronization in an 802.15.4 Wireless Network

    This paper describes the design and implementation of a distributed self-stabilizing clock synchronization algorithm based on the biological example of Asian Fireflies. Huge swarms of these fireflies use the p...

    Robert Leidenfrost and Wilfried Elmenreich

    EURASIP Journal on Embedded Systems 2009 2009:186406

    Published on: 1 July 2009

  2. Research Article

    Towards Preserving Model Coverage and Structural Code Coverage

    Embedded systems are often used in safety-critical environments. Thus, thorough testing of them is mandatory. To achieve a required structural code-coverage criteria it is beneficial to derive the test data at...

    Raimund Kirner

    EURASIP Journal on Embedded Systems 2009 2009:127945

    Published on: 23 June 2009

  3. Research Article

    Differential Bearing Estimation for RF Tags

    Fusing spatially distributed observations in wireless sensor networks or asset tracking in a shipyard are just two-example applications where the location of radio nodes needs to be known. Localization and tra...

    Ákos Lédeczi, János Sallai, Péter Völgyesi and Ryan Thibodeaux

    EURASIP Journal on Embedded Systems 2009 2009:682183

    Published on: 10 May 2009

  4. Research Article

    An Embedded Software Platform for Distributed Automotive Environment Management

    This paper discusses an innovative extension of the actual vehicle platforms that integrate intelligent environments in order to carry out e-safety tasks improving the driving security. These platforms are ded...

    Ralf Seepold, Natividad Martínez Madrid, Jesús Sáez Gómez-Escalonilla and Alvaro Reina Nieves

    EURASIP Journal on Embedded Systems 2009 2009:856962

    Published on: 15 February 2009

  5. Research Article

    Time-Predictable Computer Architecture

    Today's general-purpose processors are optimized for maximum throughput. Real-time systems need a processor with both a reasonable and a known worst-case execution time (WCET). Features such as pipelines with ...

    Martin Schoeberl

    EURASIP Journal on Embedded Systems 2009 2009:758480

    Published on: 8 February 2009

  6. Research Article

    Microcontroller-Based Process Monitoring Using Petri-Nets

    This paper considers the development of a Petri-net-based modelling tool as a mechanism for process and system monitoring. The use of Petri-nets, which has previously been largely based in the areas of systems...

    MarcosR Frankowiak, RogerI Grosvenor and PaulW Prickett

    EURASIP Journal on Embedded Systems 2009 2009:282708

    Published on: 8 January 2009

  7. Research Article

    Traction Control System for Motorcycles

    Traction control is a widely used control system to increase stability and safety of four wheel vehicles. Automatic stability control is used in the BMW K1200R motorcycle and in motoGP competition, but not in ...

    Pascal Cardinale, Camillo D'Angelo and Massimo Conti

    EURASIP Journal on Embedded Systems 2008 2009:161373

    Published on: 17 December 2008