Mixed Criticality Systems - A Review: (13th Edition, February 2022)

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This review covers research on the topic of mixed criticality systems that has been published since Vestal’s 2007 paper. It covers the period up to end of 2021. The review is organised into the following topics: introduction and motivation, models, single processor analysis (including job-based, hard and soft tasks, fixed priority and EDF scheduling, shared resources and static and synchronous scheduling), multiprocessor analysis, related topics, realistic models, formal treatments, systems issues, industrial practice and research beyond mixed-criticality. A list of PhDs awarded for research relating to mixed-criticality systems is also included.
Original languageEnglish
Number of pages97
Publication statusPublished - 15 Feb 2022

Bibliographical note

This is the 13th version of this review now updated to cover research published up to the end of 2021.


  • mixed criticality
  • real time
  • review
  • survey

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