The worst-case execution-time problem—overview of methods and survey of tools

Reinhard Wilhelm, Tulika Mitra, Frank Mueller, Isabelle Puaut, Peter Puschner, Jan Staschulat, Per Stenström, Jakob Engblom, Andreas Ermedahl, Niklas Holsti, Stephan Thesing, David Whalley (+3 others)
2008 ACM Transactions on Embedded Computing Systems  
The determination of upper bounds on execution times, commonly called worst-case execution times (WCETs), is a necessary step in the development and validation process for hard real-time systems. This problem is hard if the underlying processor architecture has components, such as
doi:10.1145/1347375.1347389 fatcat:lxqtkxuaijcnlb6wy7suu7pdmq