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4     <title>Outline For &quot;A Practitioner's Guide To The Design And Development Of
5     Small Microcontroller Software&quot;</title>
6     </head>
7    
8     <body BACKGROUND="wbbkgnds/bkblue01.gif" TEXT="#000000">
9    
10     <h1 ALIGN="center">&quot;A Practitioner's Guide To The Design And Development Of Small
11     Microcontroller Software&quot; (Multi-Volume Book, Work In Progress)</h1>
12    
13     <hr>
14    
15     <p><b>All source files and .PDF output for this book (a work in progress) are
16     available over the Internet.&nbsp; (&quot;Source files&quot; include LaTeX
17     source, graphics, etc.)</b></p>
18     <p><b>This file contains the major &quot;taxonomy&quot; of the work.&nbsp; Most
19     sections are as of yet unpopulated.</b></p>
20     <hr>
21     <p align="center"><b><font size="5">Click <a href="_readme_.htm">here</a> to
22     view the _README_.HTM file for this work.</font></b></p>
23    
24     <hr>
25    
26     <p align="center"><font size="6"><b><a href="svf.pdf">Single-Volume Work</a></b></font></p>
27     <p align="center">(The single-volume work is everything rolled into one.&nbsp;
28     It hasn't been decided yet if and how the work will be broken up for
29     printing.&nbsp; For electronic distribution, the single-volume work is
30     preferred.)</p>
31    
32     <hr>
33    
34     <ul>
35     <li><a href="con0.pdf">Volume I:&nbsp; Concepts (VCON0)</a> <ul>
36     <li>Introduction To Small Microcontroller Work (CINT0)<ul>
37     <li>Introduction, Proliferation Of Embedded Software</li>
38     <li>Embedded Software Quality Problems</li>
39     <li>Elements Of The Domain<ul>
40     <li>Criticality Of The Embedded Software Load To The Product</li>
41     <li>Unchangeability Of The Software And High Cost Of Software Defects</li>
42     <li>Real-Time Performance Requirements</li>
43     <li>Operation In An Electrically Volatile Environment</li>
44     <li>ROM Constraints</li>
45     <li>RAM Constraints</li>
46     <li>CPU Cycle Constraints</li>
47     <li>Self-Tests And Diagnostics</li>
48     </ul>
49     </li>
50     </ul>
51     </li>
52     <li>The Holy Grail (CHGR0)<ul>
53     <li>Technical Goals In The Construction Of Software</li>
54     <li>Administrative Goals</li>
55     </ul>
56     </li>
57     <li>Appendix:&nbsp; Quote Farm (CRJQ0)</li>
58     <li>Appendix:&nbsp; Information For Authors (CIAU0)</li>
59     </ul>
60     </li>
61     <li><a href="mfr0.pdf">Volume II:&nbsp; Key Mathematical Frameworks And Results (VMFR0)</a><ul>
62     <li>Prime Numbers And Related Topics (CPRI0)</li>
63     <li>Farey Series And Related Topics (CFRY0)<ul>
64     <li>Introduction, Definition, And History Of The Farey Series</li>
65     <li>Properties Of The Farey Series</li>
66     <li>Generation Of Terms Of The Farey Series</li>
67     <li>Probabilistic Results Of The Farey Series</li>
68     <li>Case Of Constrained <em>h</em></li>
69     <li>Choosing <em>h</em> And <em>k</em> Over A Rectangular Region Of The Integer Lattice</li>
70     <li>Exercises</li>
71     </ul>
72     </li>
73     <li>Continued Fractions And Related Topics (CCFR0)<ul>
74     <li>Introduction, Definition, And History Of Continued Fractions</li>
75     <li>Continued Fraction Representation Of Rational Numbers</li>
76     <li>Euclid's GCD Algorithm</li>
77     <li>Continued Fraction Representation Of Irrational Numbers</li>
78     <li>Properties Of Continued Fractions</li>
79     <li>Continued Fractions As Best Approximations<ul>
80     <li>Finding The Farey Neighbors Of An Arbitrary Rational Or Irrational Number</li>
81     </ul>
82     </li>
83     <li>Exercises</li>
84     </ul>
85     </li>
86     <li>Error-Detecting And Error-Correcting Codes, With Microcontroller
87     Applications (CEDC0)
88     <ul>
89     <li>Introduction</li>
90     <li>Coding Concepts
91     <ul>
92     <li>Properties Of The Exclusive-OR Function</li>
93     <li>Bits, Communication Channels, Messages, And Check Bits</li>
94     <li>Codewords, Codes, And (n,k) Block Codes</li>
95     <li>Hamming Distance, Minimum Hamming Distance, And Errors</li>
96     <li>Error-Detecting Versus Error Error-Correcting Codes</li>
97     <li>Linear Codes</li>
98     <li>Burst Errors</li>
99     <li>Metrics Of Goodness</li>
100     </ul>
101     </li>
102     <li>Finite Field Theory</li>
103     <li>Linear Codes
104     <ul>
105     <li>Definition&nbsp;</li>
106     <li>The Parity Check Matrix</li>
107     <li>The Generator Matrix</li>
108     <li>Basic Properties Of Linear Codes</li>
109     <li>Relationship Between Parity Check Matrix And Minimum Distance</li>
110     <li>Relationship Between Parity Check Matrix And Burst Error
111     Detection Capability</li>
112     <li>Automatic Generation Of The Parity Check Matrix</li>
113     </ul>
114     </li>
115     <li>Combinatoric Observations About (n,k) Block Codes
116     <ul>
117     <li>Surface Area And Volume Of Packing Spheres Of Radius Rho</li>
118     <li>Relationship Between Number Of Check Bits n-k And Minimum
119     Hamming Distance d
120     <ul>
121     <li>Hamming (Sphere Packing) Bound</li>
122     </ul>
123     </li>
124     <li>Perfect Codes</li>
125     </ul>
126     </li>
127     <li>Hamming Codes</li>
128     <li>Cyclic Codes</li>
129     <li>Economical Implementation Of Linear Codes In Software</li>
130     <li>d=2 Codes Useful In Microcontroller Work</li>
131     <li>d=3 Codes Useful In Microcontroller Work</li>
132     </ul>
133     </li>
134     </ul>
135     </li>
136     <li>Acknowledgements</li>
137     <li>Exercises</li>
138     </ul>
139    
140     <ul>
141     <li>Boolean Algebra And Simplification Of Boolean Functions (CBAL0)<ul>
142     <li>Introduction, Definition, And History Of Boolean Algebra</li>
143     <li>Simplification Of Boolean Functions By Algebraic Manipulation</li>
144     <li>Karnaugh Maps</li>
145     <li>The Quine-McCluskey Method</li>
146     <li>The Scheinman Method</li>
147     <li>The Multiple Scheinman Method (need to get back with Dr. Singh to get details).</li>
148     <li>Exercises</li>
149     </ul>
150     </li>
151     <li>Quantization (CQUA0)
152     <ul>
153     <li>Introduction</li>
154     <li>Error Analysis Of Addition Of Quantized Inputs</li>
155     <li>Error Analysis Of Subtraction Of Quantized Inputs</li>
156     <li>Error Analysis Of Multiplication Of Quantized Inputs</li>
157     <li>Error Analysis Of Division Of Quantized Inputs</li>
158     <li>Error Analysis Of Arbitrary Algebraic Functions</li>
159     <li>Error Analysis Of Rational Sweeps</li>
160     </ul>
161     </li>
162     <li>Miscellaneous Topics From Number Theory (CMTN0)
163     <ul>
164     <li>Introduction</li>
165     <li>Tests For Divisibility Of Integers</li>
166     <li>Exercises</li>
167     </ul>
168     </li>
169     <li>Petri Nets (unpopulated)</li>
170     <li>Timed Automata (unpopulated)</li>
171     <li>Hybrid Systems (unpopulated)</li>
172     <li>Error Detection And Correction Codes (unpopulated)</li>
173     <li>Encryption And Security (unpopulated)</li>
174     </ul>
175    
176     <ul>
177     <li><a href="csw0.pdf">Volume III:&nbsp; Construction Of Embedded Software (VCSW0)</a>
178     <ul>
179     <li>General Practical Construction Of Embedded Software (CPCO0)
180     <ul>
181     <li>Measurement Of Time</li>
182     <li>Interface Styles</li>
183     <li>Reduction Of Combinational Mappings</li>
184     <li>Reduction Of Sequential Mappings</li>
185     <li>Debouncing</li>
186     <li>Filtering</li>
187     <li>ROM Reduction Techniques</li>
188     <li>Initialization</li>
189     <li>The Interrupt Subsystem</li>
190     <li>Sleep And Wakeup</li>
191     </ul>
192     </li>
193     <li>Support Of On-Chip Peripherals And Subsystems (CSOC0)
194     <ul>
195     <li>Hardware watchdogs</li>
196     <li>EEPROM</li>
197     </ul>
198     </li>
199     <li>Support Of Off-Chip Peripherals And Subsystems (CSOC1)
200     <ul>
201     <li>Potentiometers</li>
202     <li>Ratiometric Conversion And Measurement Systems</li>
203     <li>Motion Control Systems</li>
204     </ul>
205     </li>
206     <li>Support Of Networks And Communication Protocols (CSNC0)</li>
207     <li>Support Of Frequently Occurring Requirements (CSFO0)
208     <ul>
209     <li>Diagnostics</li>
210     </ul>
211     </li>
212     <li>Real-Time Analysis (CRTA0)
213     <ul>
214     <li>Paradigms For Construction</li>
215     <li>Rate Monotonic Analysis</li>
216     <li>Analysis Of The Interrupt Subsystem</li>
217     </ul>
218     </li>
219     </ul>
220     </li>
221     <li><a href="alg0.pdf">Volume IV:&nbsp; Embedded System Algorithms And Techniques
222     (VALG0)</a><ul>
223     <li>Classic And Simple Integer Algorithms (CIL0)
224     <ul>
225     <li>Paradigms Of Microcontroller Numerics
226     </li>
227     <li>Integer Addition
228     <ul>
229     <li>Hardware Implementation Of Addition</li>
230     <li>Addition Of Unsigned Operands</li>
231     <li>Addition Of Signed Operands</li>
232     <li>Addition Of Arbitrary-Size Operands</li>
233     <li>Error Analysis Of Addition Of Quantized Inputs</li>
234     </ul>
235     </li>
236     <li>Subtraction
237     <ul>
238     <li>Hardware Implementation Of Subtraction</li>
239     <li>Subtraction Of Unsigned Operands</li>
240     <li>Subtraction Of Signed Operands</li>
241     <li>Subtraction Of Arbitrary-Size Operands</li>
242     </ul>
243     </li>
244     <li>Multiplication<ul>
245     <li>Hardware Implementation Of Multiplication</li>
246     <li>Multiplication Of Unsigned Operands</li>
247     <li>Multiplication Of Signed Operands</li>
248     <li>Multiplication Of Arbitrary-Size Operands</li>
249     </ul>
250     </li>
251     <li>Division<ul>
252     <li>Hardware Implementation Of Division</li>
253     <li>Division Of Unsigned Operands</li>
254     <li>Division Of Signed Operands</li>
255     <li>Division Of Arbitrary-Size Operands</li>
256     </ul>
257     </li>
258     </ul>
259     </li>
260     <li>Rational Approximation (CRAT0)<ul>
261     <li>Introduction</li>
262     <li>Frequency Division And Rational Counting Techniques
263     <ul>
264     <li>Frequency Division With Rational Ratio a/b &lt;= 1</li>
265     </ul>
266     </li>
267     <li>Analysis Of Approximation Error<ul>
268     <li>Model Functions</li>
269     <li>Methods Of Error Analysis</li>
270     <li>Error Analysis Of Model Functions</li>
271     <li>Methods Of Choosing <em>h</em> And <em>k</em>.</li>
272     <li>Tabulated Scaling Factors</li>
273     <li>Implementation Techniques</li>
274     <li>Design Examples</li>
275     <li>Conclusion</li>
276     <li>Acknowledgements</li>
277     <li>Exercises</li>
278     </ul>
279     </li>
280     </ul>
281     </li>
282     <li>Discrete Time And Complex Integer Algorithms (CDTA0)
283     <ul>
284     <li>Filtering</li>
285     <li>Integration</li>
286     <li>Differentiation</li>
287     </ul>
288     </li>
289     <li>Non-Numerical Algorithms And Techniques (CNNU0)
290     <ul>
291     <li>Data Swapping</li>
292     <li>Redundant Data Storage</li>
293     </ul>
294     </li>
295     </ul>
296     </li>
297     <li><a href="pac0.pdf">Volume V:&nbsp; Practical, Administrative, Incidental,
298     And Miscellaneous Topics (VPAC0)</a>
299     <ul>
300     <li>Management Of Product Development Materials (CMPD0)</li>
301     <li>Software Design Methods (SDM0, unpopulated)</li>
302     <li>Practical Interface And Test Circuits (CPIT0)</li>
303     <li>The CMM Capability-Maturity Model (unpopulated)</li>
304     <li>Bad Management And Unpleasant Work Situations (CBMA0)</li>
305     <li>Products Of Exceptional Functionality (CPXF0) <ul>
306     <li>Computer Equipment <ul>
307     <li>Optical Mouse</li>
308     </ul>
309     </li>
310     <li>Office Equipment <ul>
311     <li>Ibico Binding Machine</li>
312     </ul>
313     </li>
314     </ul>
315     </li>
316     <li>Open Research Questions (ORQ0)</li>
317     </ul>
318     </li>
319     <li><a href="isk0.pdf">Volume VI:&nbsp; Insektengericht And Lessons Learned (VISK0)</a><ul>
320     <li>Interrupt-Related Software Defects And Lessons Learned (CIRD0)</li>
321     <li>Initialization-Related Software Defects And Lessons Learned (CIND0,
322     unpopulated)</li>
323     <li>State-Space-Related Software Defects And Lessons Learned (CSSD0,
324     unpopulated)</li>
325     <li>Sleep- And Wakeup-Related Software Defects And Lessons Learned (CSWD0,
326     unpopulated)</li>
327     <li>Product Build And Configuration-Related Software Defects And Lessons
328     Learned (CPBC0)</li>
329     <li>Uncategorized Software Defects And Lessons Learned (CUCD0)</li>
330     </ul>
331     </li>
332     <li><a href="ijt0.pdf">Volume VII:&nbsp; IjuTools Reference Guide (VIJT0)</a>
333     <ul>
334     <li>Tool Set Introduction (CTIN0)</li>
335     <li>Tcl Command Reference (CTCM0)</li>
336     <li>Tk Command Reference (CTKM0)</li>
337     <li>Frequently Asked Questions And Frequently Encountered Problems (CFAQ0)</li>
338     <li>Version Control Extensions (CVCT0)</li>
339     <li>File Transformation Extensions (CFTE0)</li>
340     <li>CRC, Checksum, And Hash Function Extensions (CCCH0)</li>
341     <li>Random Number Generation Extensions (CRND1)</li>
342     <li>Long Integer Extensions (CLIE0)</li>
343     <li>Rational Number Extensions (CRNE0)</li>
344     <li>Number Theory Extensions (CNTH0)</li>
345     </ul>
346     </li>
347     <li><a href="sma0.pdf">Volume VIII:&nbsp; Solutions Manual (VSMA0)</a>
348     <ul>
349     <li>Solutions: CFRY0, Farey Series And Related Topics, (CFRS0)</li>
350     </ul>
351     </li>
352     </ul>
353    
354     <p><b>Sections Which Appear In Every Volume (some may be omitted from the <i>Solutions
355     Manual</i>, VSMA0)</b></p>
356     <ul>
357     <li>Title Page (in the &quot;shared&quot; directory)</li>
358     <li>Preface (in the &quot;shared&quot; directory)</li>
359     <li>Glossary Of Terms(CGLO0)</li>
360     <li>Glossary Of Mathematical Notation (CGLO1)</li>
361     <li>Index (generated for each volume)</li>
362     </ul>
363    
364     <hr>
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