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Archives for July 2014

Vector, list and tree

Choice of containers Information technology, even embedded devices, is about information gathering, processing or calculation, and control. Input and data needs to be juggled around and maybe sorted. In this article, we want to point out some fundamental implications in the choice of a data container. Vector The first container is the array or “vector”. […]


Priority inversion

I found the inspiration for this article while working on a consultancy job: Priority inversion. In computer science, priority inversion is a (potential) problematic scenario in scheduling in which a high priority task is indirectly preempted by a medium priority task effectively inverting the relative priorities of the two tasks. ( To put it more […]


Progress update

Time for another update. The Green4 project is progressing steadily. In the last few months, we have been busy preparing the Green4 prototypes. Test software has been developed which is already very usable, but it is still in a state of flux as we try to determine which advanced features must be made available to […]