Publications (by Topic)

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Publications by Topic

(Publication by date)

Real-Time Task and Network Scheduling

[13]   conference   Xiaotian Dai, Shuai Zhao, Iain Bate, Alan Burns, Xing Guo, Wanli Chang. “Brief Industry Paper: Digital Twin for Dependable Multi-Core Real-Time Systems — Requirements and Open Challenges”. IEEE Real-Time and Embedded Technology and Applications Symposium (RTAS). 2021.

[10]   conference   Shuai Zhao, Xiaotian Dai, Iain Bate, Alan Burns, Wanli Chang. “DAG Scheduling and Analysis on Multiprocessor Systems: Exploitation of Parallelism and Dependency”. 41th IEEE Real-Time Systems Symposium (RTSS). 2020.

[9]   conference   Xiaotian Dai, Shuai Zhao, Yu Jiang, Xun Jiao, Xiaobo Sharon Hu, Wanli Chang. “Fixed-Priority Scheduling and Controller Co-Design for Time-Sensitive Networks”. International Conference on Computer Aided Design (ICCAD). 2020.

Adaptive Scheduling for Cyber-Physical Systems

[6]       journal       Xiaotian Dai, Alan Burns. “Period Adaptation of Real-Time Control Tasks with Fixed-Priority Scheduling in Cyber-Physical Systems”. Journal of Systems Architecture (JSA). 2020. (*) Accepted and presented at Ada-Europe 2019.

[4]       journal       Xiaotian Dai, Wanli Chang, Shuai Zhao and Alan Burns. “A Dual-Mode Strategy for Performance-Maximisation and Resource-Efficient CPS Design”. ACM Transaction on Embedded Computer System (TECS). 2019. (*) Accepted and presented at EMSOFT 2019.

[2]       thesis         Xiaotian Dai. “Flexible and Adaptive Real-Time Task Scheduling in Cyber-Physical Control Systems”. PhD Thesis. University of York. 2018. (*) Best Thesis Award of Computer Science.

[1]   conference   Xiaotian Dai, Alan Burns. “Predicting Worst-Case Execution Times in Long-Lived Real-Time Systems”. International Conference on Reliable Software Technologies (Ada-Europe). 2017.

Predictable Hardware for Real-Time Systems

[14]   conference   Zhe Jiang, Xiaotian Dai, Neil Audsley. “HIART-MCS: High Resilience and Approximated Computing Architecture for Imprecise Mixed-Criticality Systems”. 42th IEEE Real-Time Systems Symposium (RTSS). 2021.

[12]       journal       Zhe Jiang, Xiaotian Dai, Pan Dong, Ran Wei, Dawei Yang, Neil Audsley, Nan Guan. “Towards an Analysable, Scalable, Energy-Efficient I/O Virtualization for Mixed-Criticality Systems”. IEEE Transactions on Computer-Aided Design of Integrated Circuits and Systems (TCAD). 2021.

[8]   conference   Shuai Zhao, Zhe Jiang, Xiaotian Dai, Iain Bate, Ibrahim Habli, Wanli Chang. “Timing-Accurate General-Purpose I/O for Multi- and Many-Core Systems: Scheduling and Hardware Support”. Design Automation Conference (DAC). 2020.

[5]   conference   Zhe Jiang, Neil Audsley, Pan Dong, Nan Guan, Xiaotian Dai, Lifeng Wei. “MCS-IOV: Real-time I/O Virtualization for Mixed-Criticality Systems”. 40th IEEE Real-Time Systems Symposium (RTSS). 2019.

Timing and Safety of Robotic and Autonomous Systems

[11]       journal       Seyed A. Tafrishi, Xiaotian Dai, Vahid E. Kandjani. “Line-Circle-Square (LCS): A Multilayered Geometric Filter for Edge-Based Detection”. Robotics and Autonomous Systems (RAS). 2021.

[7]   conference   Dawei Yang, Xinlei Li, Xiaotian Dai, Rui Zhang, Lizhe Qi, Wenqiang Zhang, Zhe Jiang. “All in One Network for Driver Attention Monitoring”. 45th International Conference on Acoustics,Speech and Processing (ICASSP). 2020.

[3]       journal       Ran Wei, Tim Kelly, Xiaotian Dai, Shuai Zhao, Richard Hawkins. “Model Based System Assurance Using the Structured Assurance Case Metamodel”. Journal of Software Systems (JSS). 2019.