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Issue No. 05 - September/October (1998 vol. 18)
ISSN: 0272-1732
pp: 12-21
The main goal of this work is the development of a fault-tolerant intravenous infusion control system. The system was implemented in hardware and software and the hardware/software partitioning was done by using a co-design methodology developed in our research group. The main criteria considered during the hardware/software partitioning were performance, hardware area and software fault-tolerance. The software was implemented into a microprocessor and the hardware was prototyped by using FPGA's.
Fault tolerance, FPGAs, control systems, hardware-software codesign

M. V. dos Santos and E. Barros, "A Safe, Accurate Intravenous Infusion Control System," in IEEE Micro, vol. 18, no. , pp. 12-21, 1998.
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