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Proposal Summary: EN-08-55

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Title4450:620 Real-time Scheduling
Submitting DeanDean George K. Haritos
Submitting CollegeEngineering -- Gara Alderman x5536
Departments Generating the ProposalEE
Objection DeadlineMarch 10, 2008
Proposal StatusFinal Approval Granted
Proposal Last UpdatedMay 02, 2008 by PR Rex Ramsier
Effective DateFall 2008
Brief Summary of ProposalA thorough understanding of the foundations that distinguish real-time computing from fast computing is necessary for effectively harnessing the capabilities of novel devices such as tiny microcontrollers, wireless transceivers, sensors and actuators for a variety of engineering applications. This course will introduce Electrical and Computer Engineering graduate students to the theory of scheduling. Fixed priority scheduling theory for periodic, aperiodic and sporadic tasks will be emphasized. Students will be able to synthesize tasksets and analyze the schedulability of these tasksets at the end of the course. This course complements current courses on control systems and embedded systems in our department, and the Distributed Systems or Operating Systems courses offered by the Department of Computer Science.----RESOURCE STATEMENT: Implementation will require no additional resources. ----PROPOSAL CONTACT: SHIVAKUMAR SASTRY
Type of ProposalCourse changes only
Graduate School Endorsement StatusApproved
Graduate School Endorsement UpdatedFebruary 25, 2008 by GS Heather Blake
Institutional Research StatusApproved
IR Status UpdatedFebruary 19, 2008 by IR Eric Sponseller
Library StatusApproved
Library Status UpdatedDecember 06, 2007 by UL Jo Ann Calzonetti
Distance Learning Review Committee StatusNot required
DLRC Status Updated
General Education Advisory Committee StatusNot required
GEAC Status UpdatedFebruary 07, 2008 by PR Rex Ramsier
Resource RequirementsNo additional resources
Resource Requirements UpdatedDecember 19, 2007 by EN dean's ofc Gara Alderman
Resource commentYes. Lab resources necessary for projects are already available in the Complex Engineered Systems lab, Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering. Students in the course will be encouraged to use this lab and the available resources. No additional resources required.

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