Publications   

(The list includes mainly papers published in indexed journals and IEEE Computer Society Press proceedings, in reverse chronological order. Because of copyrights they cannot be unloaded but reprints are provided upon request)

"Improving the schedulability of soft real-time open dynamic systems: The inheritor is actually a debtor", Rodrigo Santos, Giuseppe Lipari and Jorge Santos, Journal of Systems and Software (forthcoming).

"Nuclear Supplier Upgrades Controls Increasing Efficiency", E. Ferro, M. Bolino, R. Carzoglio, Control Engineering, Inside Process, Elsevier Reed., pp. IP1-IP4, 2006.

"A Least Upper Bound on the Fault-Tolerance of Real-Time Systems”, R. Santos, J. Santos, J. Orozco. Journal of Systems and Software, Elsevier, 78 (2005) 47-55..

"Hard real-time systems with stochastic execution times: Deterministic and probabilistic guarantees", R. M. Santos, J. Santos and J. Orozco, International Journal of Computers and Applications, 27, 2 (2005), 57-62.

"EXPERION PKS CONVERSION FROM HONEYWELL TPS AT ENSI INDUSTRIAL HEAVY WATER PLANT", L. Dell'Orfano, E. Ferro, M. Bolino, D. Lazcano. Proc Honeywell User Group, Honeywell Press, Arizona, USA, October 2005.

"New methods for redistributing slack time in real-time systems: applications and comparative evaluations", R. M. Santos, J. Urriza, J. Santos and J. Orozco, Journal of Systems and Software, 69 (2004) 115-128.

"Scheduling Precedence Constrained Tasks in Open Dynamic Systems", Rodrigo Santos and Giuseppe Lipari, Proc. WiP Session 15th Euromicro Conference on Real Time Systems, Porto, Portugal, 2003.

"Evolutionary Computation Tuned by Fuzzy Logic for the Assignment of Hard Real-Time Tasks in MIMD NUMA Parallel Architectures", E. Ferro, J. Santos, J. Orozco, R. Cayssials, Proceedings IASTED International Conference on Artificial Intelligence and Applications, pp. 307-311, Malaga, Spain, July 9-12, 2002.

"Heuristic use of singularities for on-line scheduling of real-time mandatory/reward based systems", R. M. Santos, J. Urriza, J. Santos and J. Orozco, Proc 14th Euromicro Conference on Real-Time Systems, pp. 103-110, Viena, 2002.

"Guaranteed On-Line Weakly-Hard Real-Time Systems", G. Bernat and R. Cayssials, Proceedings 22nd Real-Time Systems Symposium, pp. 25-35, London, England, 3-6 December, 2001. [PS] [PDF]

"Hybrid rate-monotonic/reward based scheduling of real-time embedded systems", J. Orozco, R. M. Santos y J. Santos, Proc IEEE Real-Time Embedded Systems Workshop, London, 2001.

"Real-Time Assignments: Genetic List Generation and Heuristic Mapping", E. Ferro, J. Santos, R. Cayssials and J. Orozco, Proc 13th International Conference on Parallel and Distrinbuted Computing and Systems, pp. 543/48, Anaheim, California, USA, 2001.

"Taking advantage of priority inversions generated to improve the processing of non-hard real-time tasks in mixed systems", J.Orozco, R. Santos, J. Santos and R. Cayssials, Proc WiP Session IEEE Real-Time Systems Symposium, pp. 13-16, Orlando, 2000.

"Mixing real and non real-time processing: Priority inversions are not so bad after all", J. Orozco, J. Santos, R. Cayssials and E. Ferro, Proc. WiP and Industrial Experience Session 12th Euromicro Conference on Real-Time Systems, pp. 7-10, Stockholm, 2000.

"Scheduling Heterogeneous Multimedia Serves: Different QoS for Hard, Soft and Non real-Time Clients", R. M. Santos, J. Santos and J. Orozco, Proc. 12th Euromicro Conference on Real-Time Systems, IEEE Computer Society Press, pp. 247-253, Stockholm, 2000.

"Real-Time Multimedia Standards in DQDB", R. M. Santos, J. Santos, J. Orozco and M. Zambon, Journal of Systems Architecture, 46, pp. 601-605, 2000.

"Rate monotonic scheduling of real-time control systems with the minimum number of priority levels", R. Cayssials, J. Orozco, J. Santos and R. Santos, Proc. 11th Euromicro Conference on Real-Time Systems, IEEE Computer Society Press, pp. 54-59, York, UK, 1999.

"Fixed-Priority scheduling in real-time multiprogramming environments: Liu & Layland revisited", R. Cayssials, J. Santos, J. Orozco and E. Ferro, Proc. WiP Session 11th Euromicro Conference on Real-Time Systems, pp. 45-48, York, UK, 1999.

"On the scheduling of real-time multihop packet-switching networks", J.Orozco, J.Santos, R.Cayssials and E. Ferro, Proc. 10th Euromicro Workshop on Real-Time Systems, IEEE Computer Society Press, Berlin, 1998.

"Precedence constraints in hard real-time distributed systems", J.Orozco, J.Santos, R.Cayssials and E.Ferro, Proc.3d IEEE Conference on the Engineering of Complex Computer Systems, IEEE Computer Society Press, Como, Italy, pp. 33-38, 1997.

"A heuristic approach to the multitask-multiprocessor assignement problem using the Empty-Slots method and Rate Monotonic scheduling", J.Santos, E. Ferro, J.Orozco and R.Cayssials, Real-Time Systems Journal, 13, 2, pp.167-200, 1997.

"802.4 Rate Monotonic scheduling in hard real-time environments: Setting the medium access control parameters", J. Orozco, R. Cayssials, J. Santos and E. Ferro, Information Processing Letters (Elsevier), 62, pp. 47-55, 1997

"Is the DQDB priority mechanism good enough for the network intended applications?", R. Santos, M. Zambón, J. Santos and J. Orozco, Proc. 9th Euromicro Workshop on Real-Time Systems, IEEE Computer Sociert Press, Toledo, España, pp. 11-17, 1997.

"Design of a learning fuzzy production system to solve an NP-hard real-time assignment problem", J. Orozco, R. Cayssials, J. Santos and E. Ferro, Proc. 8th Euromicro Workshop on Real-Time Systems, IEEE Computer Society Press, pp. 146-150, L 'Aquila, Italia, 1996.

"Tuning parameters to improve a heuristic method: More and better solutions to an NP-hard real-time problem", E. Ferro, J. Santos, J. Orozco y R. Cayssials, Proc. 8th Euromicro Workshop on Real-Time Systems, IEEE Computer Society Press, pp. 47-51, L'Aquila, Italia, 1996.

"On the Priority Mechanism of 802.4 in Hard Real-Time Factory Communications", J. Santos and J. Orozco, Proc. IEEE International Symposium on Industrial Electronics, IEEE, pp. 281-285, 1994.

"The 802.5 Priority Mechanism in RMS Hard Real-Time Applications", J. Santos, M. L. Gastaminza, J. Orozco y C. Matrángolo, Computer Communications (Butterworth-Heinemann), 17, 6, pp. 439-442, 1994.

"Rate Monotonic Scheduling in Hard Real-Time Systems", J. Santos y J.Orozco, Information Processing Letters (Elsevier), 48, 1, pp 39-45, Oct. 1993.

"Priorities and protocols in hard real-time LANs", J. Santos, M. Gastaminza, J. Orozco, D. Picardi y O. Alimenti, Computer Communications (Butterworth-Heinemann), Nov. 1991

"Performance evaluation of standard LAN protocols", J. Santos, J. Orozco and O. Alimenti, Proc. INFOCOM '89, IEEE Computer Society Press, pp 1020=1028, Ottawa, 1989.

Monographs and Internal Reports   

(Internal reports describe mainly work-in-progress. Monographs are unified presentations of partial results scattered over several publications)

"Semantic Importance Dual-Priority Server: Properties", D. Donari, M. Duval, L. Ordínez, D. Sánchez, May 2007. [PDF]

"Power saving and fault tolerance in real-time single or multiprocessor embedded systems", R. Santos, J. Santos and J.Orozco, Digital Systems Laboratory Internal Report 01, February 2006.

Thesis   

"Factibilidad de Sistemas de Tiempo Real". Doctoral thesis. Javier Orozco, supervised by Jorge Santos. 1998

"Análisis de Sistemas de Tiempo Real Duro con Constricciones de Precedencia". Doctoral thesis. Ricardo Cayssials, supervised by Jorge Santos. 1999.

"Asignación y Diagramabilidad de Sistemas Distribuídos de Tiempo Real Duro". Doctoral thesis. Edgardo Ferro, supervised by Jorge Santos. 1999.

"Ingeniería de Sistemas de Tiempo Real: Monitoreo". Master thesis. Omar Alimenti, supervised by Jorge Santos. 1999.

"Aplicaciones de Tiempo Real: Multimedia, Redes, Servidores". Doctoral thesis. Rodrigo Santos, supervised in the final stages by Javier Orozco. 2001.

"Factibilidad de Sistemas de Tiempo Real con Requerimientos Heterogéneos". Doctoral thesis. José Manuel Urriza, supervised by Javier Orozco. 2008.