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A practical approach to microcontroller performance evaluation
Author(s): Alexandru Buturuga; Rodica Constantinescu; Dan Stoichescu
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Paper Abstract

The most usual performance evaluation for a CPU(Central Processing Unit) is the amount of time needed to execute a certain algorithm. In a similar way, this concept can be extended to microcontrollers. This paper presents an analysis of different CPU load algorithms executed on Microchip 8-bit microcontrollers. This analysis is based mainly on execution time measurements. Based on these details, original contributions to this paper are: the design of some CPU load algorithms, the developing of the software for the microcontrollers used in the experiments and the experimental results regarding the presented algorithms.

Paper Details

Date Published: 31 December 2018
PDF: 7 pages
Proc. SPIE 10977, Advanced Topics in Optoelectronics, Microelectronics, and Nanotechnologies IX, 109771B (31 December 2018); doi: 10.1117/12.2324922
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Alexandru Buturuga, Univ. Politehnica of Bucharest (Romania)
Rodica Constantinescu, Univ. Politehnica of Bucharest (Romania)
Dan Stoichescu, Univ. Politehnica of Bucharest (Romania)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 10977:
Advanced Topics in Optoelectronics, Microelectronics, and Nanotechnologies IX
Marian Vladescu; Razvan D. Tamas; Ionica Cristea, Editor(s)

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