Issue No. 10 - October (1988 vol. 21)
DOI Bookmark: http://doi.ieeecomputersociety.org/10.1109/2.7053
<p>The author defines real-time computing and states and dispels the most common misconceptions about it. He discusses the fundamental technical issues of real-time computing. He examines specification and verification, scheduling theory, operating systems, programming languages and design methodology, distributed databases, artificial intelligence, fault tolerance, architectures, and communication.</p>
J. A. Stankovic, "Misconceptions About Real-Time Computing: A Serious Problem for Next-Generation Systems," in Computer, vol. 21, no. , pp. 10-19, 1988.