Politecnico di Torino
Politecnico di Torino
Politecnico di Torino
Academic Year 2014/15
Reliable embedded systems design
Master of science-level of the Bologna process in Computer Engineering - Torino
Teacher Status SSD Les Ex Lab Tut Years teaching
Prinetto Paolo Ernesto ORARIO RICEVIMENTO PO ING-INF/05 42 18 0 0 5
SSD CFU Activities Area context
ING-INF/05 6 D - A scelta dello studente A scelta dello studente
Subject fundamentals
The course is taught in English.

The course aims at Focusing on some updated and advanced concepts, methodologies, techniques and solutions adopted to improve the Quality of Service (QoS) and dependability of digital systems of various complexities, with particular emphasis on Embedded Systems.
In addition, the course aims at presenting some significant industrial experiences, from both SMEs and biggest players.
Expected learning outcomes
Students will learn how facing and takling problems posed by improving and guaranteeing Quality of Service (QoS) and dependability of digital systems of various complexity, with particular emphasis on Embedded Systems.
They will learn how resorting to team work and group management.
They will also learn how presenting their solutions in effective manners.
Prerequisites / Assumed knowledge
Students are assumed to be familiar with the basic concepts of:
- Digital system architecture
- VHDL-based synthesis
- Digital system testing.
- Fault tolerant Architecures
Fault injection
Coding Techniques
FPGA for space application
- Emerging & Universal Memories
- Software Testing
Delivery modes
Students are requested to deliver:
- a technical oral presentation
- a homework, aimed at focusing on some advanced topics related to the contents of the lectures
Texts, readings, handouts and other learning resources
Handout material is provided to the students.
Assessment and grading criteria
The exam is composed of 3 parts:
- Technical Presentation : 20%
- Oral exam : 20%
- Homework : 60%

Overall Grading = Technical Presentation grading + Oral exam grading + Homework grading

Programma definitivo per l'A.A.2014/15

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