This book introduces the concepts and state-of-the-art research developments of resource management in real-time systems and networks.Real-time systems and networks are of increasing importance in many applications, including automated factories, telecommunication systems, defense systems, and space systems. This book introduces the concepts and state-of-the-art research developments of resource management in real-time systems and networks. Unlike other texts in the field, it covers the entire spectrum of issues in resource management, including task scheduling in uniprocessor real-time systems; task scheduling, fault-tolerant task scheduling, and resource reclaiming in multiprocessor real-time systems; conventional task scheduling and object-based task scheduling in distributed real-time systems; message scheduling; QoS routing; dependable communication; multicast communication; and medium access protocols in real-time networks. It provides algorithmic treatments for all of the issues addressed, highlighting the intuition behind each algorithm and giving examples. The book also includes two chapters of case studies.
Chebiyyam Sive Ram Murthy is Richard Karp Institute Chair Professor in the Department of Computer Science and Engineering at Indian Institute of Technology. Govindarasu Manimaran is Mehl Professor and Associate Chair of the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering at Iowa State University.