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Title:Structuring real-time systems using performance polymorphism
Author(s):Kenny, Kevin Bernard
Doctoral Committee Chair(s):Lin, Kwei-Jay
Department / Program:Computer Science
Discipline:Computer Science
Degree Granting Institution:University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
Degree:Ph.D.
Genre:Dissertation
Subject(s):Computer Science
Abstract:Sophisticated and flexible real-time systems will often use several versions of a program fragment that performs a particular action. These versions will differ only in their performance parameters, such as the time required, the resources consumed, and the precision of the results. This paper presents a theory of performance polymorphism, whereby the process of selecting a version from the available set is incorporated into the class hierarchy. The binding problem for this new style of polymorphism is discussed, and an equivalent problem of program flow analysis is described. The requirements for a simple implementation of performance polymorphism are presented.
Issue Date:1990
Type:Text
Language:English
URI:http://hdl.handle.net/2142/21336
Rights Information:Copyright 1990 Kenny, Kevin Bernard
Date Available in IDEALS:2011-05-07
Identifier in Online Catalog:AAI9114288
OCLC Identifier:(UMI)AAI9114288


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