Article | Proceedings of the 2nd International Workshop on Equation-Based Object-Oriented Languages and Tools | Seamlessly Integrating Software and Hardware Modelling for Large-Scale Systems

Title:
Seamlessly Integrating Software and Hardware Modelling for Large-Scale Systems
Author:
Toby Myers: School of Information and Computing Technology, Griffith University, Australia Peter Fritzson: Department of Computer and Information Science, Linköping University, Sweden R. Geoff Dromey: School of Information and Computing Technology, Griffith University, Australia
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Year:
2008
Conference:
Proceedings of the 2nd International Workshop on Equation-Based Object-Oriented Languages and Tools
Issue:
029
Article no.:
002
Pages:
5-15
No. of pages:
11
Publication type:
Abstract and Fulltext
Published:
2008-07-02
ISBN:
978-91-7519-823-1
Series:
Linköping Electronic Conference Proceedings
ISSN (print):
1650-3686
ISSN (online):
1650-3740
Publisher:
Linköping University Electronic Press; Linköpings universitet


Large-scale systems increasingly consist of a mixture of co-dependent software and hardware. The differing nature of software and hardware means that they are often modelled separately and with different approaches. This can cause failures later in development during the integration of software and hardware designs; due to incompatible assumptions of software/hardware interactions. This paper proposes a method of integrating the software engineering approach; Behavior Engineering; with the mathematical modelling approach; Modelica; to address the software/hardware integration problem. The environment and hardware components are modelled in Modelica and integrated with an executable software model designed using Behavior Engineering. This allows the complete system to be simulated and interactions between software and hardware to be investigated early in development.

Keywords: Software-hardware codesign; large-scale systems; Behavior Engineering; Modelica

Proceedings of the 2nd International Workshop on Equation-Based Object-Oriented Languages and Tools

Author:
Toby Myers, Peter Fritzson, R. Geoff Dromey
Title:
Seamlessly Integrating Software and Hardware Modelling for Large-Scale Systems
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Proceedings of the 2nd International Workshop on Equation-Based Object-Oriented Languages and Tools

Author:
Toby Myers, Peter Fritzson, R. Geoff Dromey
Title:
Seamlessly Integrating Software and Hardware Modelling for Large-Scale Systems
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