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Introduction to Real-Time Systems

IEEE via edX

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This computer science course provides an overview on designing and analyzing real-time operating systems (RTOS). Found in most mission critical and infrastructure systems, real-time systems are both challenging and rewarding to build. 

Derived from the course instructor’s ground-breaking text on the subject, learn about real-time systems from one of the leading educators in the field.

A minimum understanding of computing principles at a high school level is suggested. Join us as we adventure into the world of real-time systems.

Verified students are eligible to earn Continuing Education Units (CEUs) and Professional Development Hours (PDHs), valid toward continuing education requirements for many professional certifications.


Module 1: Overview and Requirements Specifications
Introduction to real-time systems. Specifying real-time systems.
Module 2: Operating Systems and Building Real-Time Systems
What is so special about real-time systems? How are real-time operating systems constructed? 

Taught by

Phillip Laplante


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  • Anonymous
    It seems the course is not indexed on edX. Maybe somewhere else we can find the materials to follow the course on our own?

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