Syllabus academic year 2007/2008

Higher education credits: 6. Grading scale: TH. Level: G2 (First level). Language of instruction: The course might be given in English. EDA040 overlap following cours/es: EDA698 och EDA698. Compulsory for: D3. Optional for: C4, E3ps, E3ra, F3, L4, M4, M4me. Course coordinator: Assoc. prof. Klas Nilsson, och assoc. prof. Roger Henriksson,, Inst f datavetenskap. Prerequisites: Algorithms and Data Structures (EDA027). Assessment: There will be a written exam which consists of assignments of exploratory nature and programming/design problems. The final grade of the course is based on the results of the written exam. In order to qualify for the exam, the students must have passed the compulsory parts of the course, i.e., laboratory exercises and project. The project aims at giving the students an integrated understanding of the various parts of the course. Detailed information about completing the compulsory parts of the course will be given in the course program. Home page:

Computers are increasingly as subcomponents in technical equipment where they must interact with and control external physical processes in real time. The course gives an introduction to how such computer systems work and gives practical experience from programming such systems.

Knowledge and understanding
For a passing grade the student must

Skills and abilities
For a passing grade the student must

Examples of real-time systems and embedded systems.

Overview of scheduling principles.

Literature provided by the department during the course.