Summary: Course Syllabus
COMP 737 Real-Time Systems
Meeting Place: SN115
Meeting Time: 12:30 1:45, TuTh
Course Web Page: http://www.cs.unc.edu/anderson/teach/comp737
Powerpoint Transparencies: In the public folder comp737 on my PC, Anderson1-cs
Instructor: Prof. Jim Anderson
Office Hours: If the class stays small, it will be by appointment: just send me email or stop by.
Goal of the Course: To study issues related to the design and analysis of systems with real-time con-
straints. The problem of ensuring such constraints is ultimately a scheduling problem, so much attention
is devoted to such problems. This is a "must" course for anyone wanting to do real-time-systems research
in this department.
Text: Real-Time Systems, Jane Liu, Prentice Hall, 2000.
We will also use some papers from the literature and a few chapters from other books. These will be
copied for you.
Prerequisites: COMP 530 (Undergrad Operating Systems). In addition, one of the things researchers