University of Hertfordshire

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Fully automatic worst-case execution time analysis for MATLAB/Simulink models

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Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationIn: 14th Euromicro Conference on Real-Time Systems
Number of pages10
ISBN (Print)0-7695-1665-3
Publication statusPublished - 2002
Event14th Euromicro Conference on Real Time Systems (EUROMICRO RTS 2002) - VIENNA
Duration: 19 Jun 200221 Jun 2002


Conference14th Euromicro Conference on Real Time Systems (EUROMICRO RTS 2002)


In today's technical world (e.g., in the automotive industry), more and more purely mechanical components get replaced by electro-mechanical ones. Thus the size and complexity of embedded systems steadily increases. To cope with this development, comfortable software engineering tools are being developed that allow a more functionality-oriented development of applications. The paper demonstrates how worst-case execution time (WCET) analysis is integrated into such a high-level application design and simulation tool MATLAB/Simulink-thus providing a higher-level interface to WCET analysis. The MATLAB/Simulink extensions compute and display worst-case timing data for all blocks of a MATLAB/Simulink simulation, which gives the developer of an application valuable feedback about the correct timing of the application being developed. The solution facilitates a fully-automated WCET analysis, i.e., in contrast to existing approaches the programmer does not have to provide path information.


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