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A Model for Reuse and Optimization of Embedded Software Components


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Conference/Workshop Paper


29th International Conference on Information technology Interface, (ITI 2007)




In software engineering for embedded systems generic reusable software components must often be discarded in favor of using resource optimized solutions.In this paper we outline a model that enables the utilization of component-based principles even for embedded systems with high optimization demands. The model supports the creation of component variants optimized for different scenarios, through the introduction of an entrance preparation step and an ending verification step into the component design process. These activities are proposed to be supported by tools working on metadata associated with components, where the metadata is possible to automatically retrieve from many development tools.This paper outlines the theoretical model that is the basis for our current realization work.


author = {Mikael {\AA}kerholm and Joakim Fr{\"o}berg and Kristian Sandstr{\"o}m and Ivica Crnkovic},
title = {A Model for Reuse and Optimization of Embedded Software Components},
month = {June},
year = {2007},
booktitle = {29th International Conference on Information technology Interface, (ITI 2007)},
publisher = {IEEE},
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