An operating environment for control systems on transputer networks

H.G. Tillema, A.L. Schoute, K.C.J. Wijbrans

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    Abstract

    The article describes an operating environment for control systems. The environment contains the basic layers of a distributed operating system. The design of this operating environment is based on the requirements demanded by controllers which can be found in complex control systems. Due to the nature of real-time control systems, special attention has to be payed to an efficient implementation of the basic communication protocol and buffering method. The operating environment has been implemented and performance measurements have been carried out for several different strategies. The described operating environment which is used for robot control, will be embedded in a larger high level transputer operating system
    Original languageEnglish
    Title of host publicationEUROMICRO `91 Workshop on Real-Time Systems
    Subtitle of host publicationProceedings
    Place of PublicationPiscataway, NJ
    PublisherIEEE
    Pages202-206
    Number of pages5
    ISBN (Print)0-8186-2210-5
    DOIs
    Publication statusPublished - 14 Jun 1991
    Event3rd Euromicro Workshop on Real-Time Systems 1991 - Parijs-Orsay, Paris, France
    Duration: 12 Jun 199114 Jun 1991
    Conference number: 3

    Conference

    Conference3rd Euromicro Workshop on Real-Time Systems 1991
    CountryFrance
    CityParis
    Period12/06/9114/06/91

    Keywords

    • Real time operating systems
    • Transputers
    • Robot controllers
    • Parallel processing
    • Performance measurements

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