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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>
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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
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