Professor Alan Burns a member of the Department
of Computer Science,
Recent Publications include:
A. Burns and A.J. Wellings, A Schedulability Compatible Multiprocessor Resource Sharing Protocol – MrsP, Proceedings of ECRTS, pp282—291, 2013. Author’s copy is available.
A. Burns, R.I. Davis, P. Wang and F. Zhang, Partitioned EDF Scheduling for Multiprocessors using a C=D Scheme, 18th RTNS, pp169-178, 2010. An extended journal version of this paper (with the same title) is available from the Real-Time Systems Journal, Vol 48 No 1, pp3-33 (2012).
S.K. Baruah and A. Burns and R. I. Davis, Response-Time Analysis for Mixed Criticality Systems, RTSS 2011, pp34-43, 2011.
A. Burns and B. Littlewood, Reasoning about the Reliability of Multi-Version, Diverse Real-Time Systems, Proceeding of the 31st IEEE Real-Time Systems Symposium, pp73-8, 2010.
A. Burns and I. J. Hayes, A Timeband Framework for Modelling Real-Time Systems, Real-Time Systems Journal, Vol 45, pp106-142, 2010. An up-to-date report on timebands is available as a department technical report, YCS 467.
F. Zhang and A. Burns, Schedulability Analysis for Real-Time Systems with EDF Scheduling, IEEE Transactions on Computers, Vol 58, No 9, pp1250-1258, 2009.
Z. Shi and A. Burns, Real-Time Communication Analysis for On-Chip Networks with Wormhole Switching, Proceeding of the IEEE International Symposium on Networks-on-Chip (NoCS), pp161-170, 2008.
Here is a position paper on Predictability as an Emergent Behaviour -- 4th Workshop on Compositional Theory and Technology for Real-Time Embedded Systems, pp27-29 (2011).
Here is a review paper on Mixed Criticality Systems (fourth edition) -- this has been produced as part of the EPSRC funded MCC project.
Professor Burns can be found in office CSE/118. You can email him using alan.burns within york.ac.uk.
Information on Pascal-FC: a teaching language for concurrent programming.
A report on the Ravenscar Profile has just published as a Departmental Yellow Report (YCS-2003-348.pdf). This is available from our ftp site.
He is a member of the Real-Time Research Group at York.
A. Burns, DPhil, CEng, FBCS, CITP, FIET, FREng, FIEEE
Department of Computer Science, Deramore Lane,
University of York,
Telephone +44 (0) 1904 325529