WoTUG - The place for concurrent processes

Annual Conference: Communicating Process Architectures

Communicating Process Architectures 2018, the 40th. WoTUG conference on concurrent and parallel systems, takes place from Sunday August 19th. to Wednesday August 22nd. 2018 and is hosted by Professor Dr. Rainer Spallek, Chair of VLSI Design, Diagnostics and Architecture at the Faculty of Computer Science, Technische Universit├Ąt Dresden, Germany. The conference is organised by Dr. Spallek in collboration with Oliver Knodel and Uwe Mielke and in partnership with WoTUG.

About WoTUG

WoTUG provides a forum for the discussion and promotion of concurrency ideas, tools and products in computer science. It organises specialist workshops and annual conferences that address key concurrency issues at all levels of software and hardware granularity. WoTUG aims to progress the leading state of the art in:

  • theory (programming models, process algebra, semantics, ...);
  • practice (multicore processors and run-times, clusters, clouds, libraries, languages, verification, model checking, ...);
  • education (at school, undergraduate and postgraduate levels, ...);
  • applications (complex systems, modelling, supercomputing, embedded systems, robotics, games, e-commerce, ...);
and to stimulate discussion and ideas on the roles concurrency will play in the future:
  • for the next generation of scalable computer infrastructure (hard and soft) and application, where scaling means the ability to ramp up functionality (stay in control as complexity increases) as well as physical metrics (such as absolute performance and response times);
  • for system integrity (dependability, security, safety, liveness, ...);
  • for making things simple.
Of course, neither of the above sets of bullets are exclusive.

WoTUG publications

A database of papers and presentations from WoTUG conferences is here. The Abstract below has been randomly selected from this database.

Demonstration of the LUNA Framework

By Robert J.W. Wilterdink, Maarten M. Bezemer, Jan F. Broenink

In this demonstration of the LUNA hard real-time, multi-threaded, CSP-capable execution framework, we use the JIWY-II pan-tilt camera robotic setup. The webcam can rotate horizontally and vertically, driven by two electromotors, controlled by software written as LUNA concurrent processes. The loop control algorithms are designed and generated by 20-sim, a tool for modeling and designing (controlled) mechatronic systems. This way, all code is generated, i.e. a model-driven approach. The demo will show that the LUNA library is capable of controlling setups in hard real-time, and that the implemented real-time logger provides valuable insight in the applications behaviour, i.e. control algorithms and LUNA framework.

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