Real-Time Communication using TMO(Time-Triggered and Message-Triggered Object) in Distributed Computing Systems

  • Kim, Gwang-Jun (Computer Engineering Department, University of Yosu National) ;
  • Kim, Chun-Suk (Electronic Communication Engineering Department, University of Yosu National) ;
  • Kim, Yong-Gin (Electrical Engineering Department, University of Jeonnam National) ;
  • Yoon, Chan-Ho (Computer Engineering Department University of Chosun) ;
  • Kim, Moon-Hwan (Computer Engineering Department University of Chosun)
  • Published : 2003.03.01

Abstract

Real-time(RT) object-oriented(OO) distributed computing is a form of RT distributed computing realized with a distributed computer system structured in the form of an object network. Several approached proposed in recent years for extending the conventional object structuring scheme to suit RT applications, are briefly reviewed. Then the approach named the TMO (Time-triggered Message-triggered Object) structuring scheme was formulated with the goal of instigating a quantum productivity jump in the design of distributed time triggered simulation. The TMO scheme is intended to facilitate the pursuit of a new paradigm in designing distributed time triggered simulation which is to realize real-time computing with a common and general design style that does not alienate the main-stream computing industry and yet to allow system engineers to confidently produce certifiable distributed time triggered simulation for safety-critical applications. The TMO structuring scheme is a syntactically simple but semantically powerful extension of the conventional object structuring approached and as such, its support tools can be based on various well-established OO programming languages such as C++ and on ubiquitous commercial RT operating system kernels. The Scheme enables a great reduction of the designers efforts in guaranteeing timely service capabilities of application systems

Keywords

Guaranteeing time;Object-Oriented distributed Computing;Real-time operating kernel;Time-triggered Message- triggered Object (TMO)

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