Teaching multitasking to electronics and computing students

Armitage, Alistair (2001) Teaching multitasking to electronics and computing students. International Journal of Electrical Engineering Education, 38 (4). pp. 338-347. ISSN 0020-7209

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    Although widely used in the solution of engineering problems, multitasking is conceptually as complicated as parallel processing. A simple system that covers the key features of multitasking in a short time is presented. A description is given of its use with a final year undergraduate class of electronics students who take computing options.

    Item Type: Article
    Print ISSN: 0020-7209
    Electronic ISSN: 2050-4578
    Uncontrolled Keywords: Multitasking; real-time; computer engineering;
    University Divisions/Research Centres: Faculty of Engineering, Computing and Creative Industries > School of Computing
    Dewey Decimal Subjects: 000 Computer science, information & general works > 000 Computer science, knowledge & systems > 004 Data processing & computer science
    Library of Congress Subjects: Q Science > QA Mathematics > QA75 Electronic computers. Computer science
    Item ID: 3307
    Depositing User: Computing Research
    Date Deposited: 29 Jun 2010 10:07
    Last Modified: 09 Mar 2015 14:07

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