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TACLeBench: A Benchmark Collection to Support Worst-Case Execution Time Research


Heiko Falk , Sebastian Altmeyer , Peter Hellinckx , Björn Lisper, Wolfgang Puffitsch , Christine Rochange , Martin Schoeberl , Rasmus Bo Sorensen , Peter Wägemann , Simon Wegener

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Proc. 16th International Workshop on Worst-Case Execution Time Analysis (WCET'2016)


Schloss Dagstuhl - Leibniz-Zentrum fuer Informatik



Engineering related research, such as research on worst-case execution time, uses experimentation to evaluate ideas. For these experiments we need example programs. Furthermore, to make the research experimentation repeatable those programs shall be made publicly available.We collected open-source programs, adapted them to a common coding style, and provide the collection in open-source. The benchmark collection is called TACLeBench and is available from GitHub in version 1.9 at the publication date of this paper. One of the main features of TACLeBench is that all programs are self-contained without any dependencies on standard libraries or an operating system.


author = {Heiko Falk and Sebastian Altmeyer and Peter Hellinckx and Bj{\"o}rn Lisper and Wolfgang Puffitsch and Christine Rochange and Martin Schoeberl and Rasmus Bo Sorensen and Peter W{\"a}gemann and Simon Wegener},
title = {TACLeBench: A Benchmark Collection to Support Worst-Case Execution Time Research},
isbn = {978-3-95977-025-5},
editor = {Martin Schoeberl},
pages = {1--10},
month = {July},
year = {2016},
booktitle = {Proc. 16th International Workshop on Worst-Case Execution Time Analysis (WCET'2016)},
publisher = {Schloss Dagstuhl - Leibniz-Zentrum fuer Informatik},
url = {}