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Real-Time Operating Systems

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Real-Time Linux Kernel Scheduler


Singe-Processor Real-Time Scheduling

Giorgio C. Buttazzo, Hard Real-Time Computing Systems: Predictable Scheduling Algorithms and Applications, Springer, 2011. (Single-Processor Scheduling: Chapters 4, 5, 7)

D.C. Schmidt, D. Levine, and S. Mungee, The Design of the TAO Real-Time Object Request Broker, Computer Communications, Special Issue on Building Quality of Service into Distributed Systems, 21(4), April 1998.

T. Harrison, D. Levine, and D.C. Schmidt, The Design and Performance of a Real-time CORBA Event Service, ACM Conference on Object-Oriented Programming, Systems, Languages, and Applications, October 1997. Critique #1


Real-Time Edge Computing

C. Wang, C. Gill and C. Lu, Real-Time Middleware for Cyber-Physical Event Processing, ACM Transactions on Cyber-Physical Systems, Special Issue on Real-Time Aspects in Cyber-Physical Systems, 3(3), Article 29, August 2019.

C. Wang, C. Gill and C. Lu, FRAME: Fault Tolerant and Real-Time Messaging for Edge Computing, IEEE International Conference on Distributed Computing Systems (ICDCS'19), July 2019.

Real-Time Parallel Scheduling

J. Li, J.-J. Chen, K. Agrawal, C. Lu, C. Gill and A. Saifullah, Analysis of Federated and Global Scheduling for Parallel Real-Time Tasks, Euromicro Conference on Real-Time Systems (ECRTS'14), July 2014.

J. Li, D. Ferry, S. Ahuja, K. Agrawal, C. Gill and C. Lu, Mixed-Criticality Federated Scheduling for Parallel Real-Time Tasks, IEEE Real-Time and Embedded Technology and Applications Symposium (RTAS'16), April 2016. 

J. Li, S. Dinh, K. Kieselbach, K. Agrawal, C. Gill and C. Lu, Randomized Work Stealing for Large Scale Soft Real-time Systems, IEEE Real-Time Systems Symposium (RTSS'16), December 2016. Critique #2

J. Li, K. Agrawal, S. Elnikety, Y. He, A. Lee, C. Lu and K.S McKinley, Work Stealing for Interactive Services to Meet Target Latency, ACM SIGPLAN Symposium on Principles and Practice of Parallel Programming (PPoPP'16), March 2016.


Real-Time Cloud Computing

S. Xi, J. Wilson, C. Lu and C.D. Gill, RT-Xen: Towards Real-time Hypervisor Scheduling in Xen, ACM International Conference on Embedded Software (EMSOFT'11), October 2011.

S. Xi, M. Xu, C. Lu, L. Phan, C. Gill, O. Sokolsky and I. Lee, Real-Time Multi-Core Virtual Machine Scheduling in Xen, ACM International Conference on Embedded Software (EMSOFT'14), October 2014. Critique #3

C. Li, S. Xi, C. Lu, C. Gill and R. Guerin, Prioritizing Soft Real-Time Network Traffic in Virtualized Hosts Based on Xen, IEEE Real-Time and Embedded Technology and Applications Symposium (RTAS'15), April 2015.

S. Xi, C. Li, C. Lu, C. Gill, M. Xu, L. Phan, I. Lee, O. Sokolsky, RT-OpenStack: CPU Resource Management for Real-Time Cloud Computing, IEEE International Conference on Cloud Computing (CLOUD'15), June 2015.

End-to-End Real-Time Scheduling

Jane W.S. Liu, Real-Time Systems, Prentice Hall, 2000. (End-to-End Scheduling: Chapter 9)

Y. Zhang, C. Lu, C. Gill, P. Lardieri and G. Thaker, Middleware Support for Aperiodic Tasks in Distributed Real-Time Systems, IEEE Real-Time and Embedded Technology and Applications Symposium (RTAS'07), April 2007.


Feedback Control Real-Time Scheduling

C. Lu, J.A. Stankovic, G. Tao, and S.H. Son, Feedback Control Real-Time Scheduling: Framework, Modeling, and Algorithms, Real-Time Systems, Special Issue on Control-theoretical Approaches to Real-Time Computing, 23(1/2): 85-126, July/September 2002.

C. Lu, X. Wang and C.D. Gill, Feedback Control Real-Time Scheduling in ORB Middleware, IEEE Real-Time and Embedded Technology and Applications Symposium (RTAS), May 2003. Critique #4

C. Lu, X. Wang, and X. Koutsoukos, Feedback Utilization Control in Distributed Real-Time Systems with End-to-End Tasks, IEEE Transactions on Parallel and Distributed Systems, 16(6): 550-561, June 2005.

X. Wang, C. Lu, and X. Koutsoukos, Enhancing the Robustness of Distributed Real-Time Middleware via End-to-End Utilization Control, IEEE Real-Time Systems Symposium, December 2005.


Industrial Wireless Control

C. Lu, A. Saifullah, B. Li, M. Sha, H. Gonzalez, D. Gunatilaka, C. Wu, L. Nie and Y. Chen, Real-Time Wireless Sensor-Actuator Networks for Industrial Cyber-Physical Systems, Special Issue on Industrial Cyber-Physical Systems, Proceedings of the IEEE, 104(5): 1013-1024, May 2016. Critique #5

A. Saifullah, Y. Xu, C. Lu and Y. Chen, End-to-End Communication Delay Analysis in Industrial Wireless Networks, IEEE Transactions on Computers, 64(5): 1361-1374, May 2015.

A. Saifullah, C. Wu, P. Tiwari, Y. Xu, Y. Fu, C. Lu and Y. Chen, Near Optimal Rate Selection for Wireless Control Systems, ACM Transactions on Embedded Computing Systems, Special Issue on Real-Time and Embedded Technology and Applications, 13(4s), Article 128, April 2014.

B. Li, Y. Ma, T. Westenbroek, C. Wu, H. Gonzalez and C. Lu, Wireless Routing and Control: a Cyber-Physical Case Study, ACM/IEEE International Conference on Cyber-Physical Systems (ICCPS'16), April 2016.

Y. Ma, D. Gunatilaka, B. Li, H. Gonzalez and C. Lu, Holistic Cyber-Physical Management for Dependable Wireless Control Systems, ACM Transactions on Cyber-Physical Systems, Special Issue on Dependability in Cyber Physical Systems and Applications, 3(1), Article No. 3, August 2018.