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Software Optimisation for Embedded Systems (e2i)(SFC) 

Introduction

Embedded devices are often limited in terms of power, processing capability and memory. Software running on these devices has to be written to make use of processor or compiler features to maximize the performance, while managing the memory or power requirements. 

Objectives

The Software Optimization for Embedded Systems course provides the participants with an understanding of software optimization in embedded systems. Participants will be taught how to write optimized software for embedded systems, optimizing in terms of performance, memory and power. In addition, participants will also be given hands on exercise to implement software optimization for embedded software. 

Outline

Day 1
Introduction to software optimization, Approaches to software optimization, Measuring performance, memory and power, Optimization for general purpose processors and DSPs, Parallel processing as an optimization approach, Software scheduling and time multiplexing, Compilers and optimization options

Day 2
Common pitfalls in software implementation, Techniques for performance optimization, Techniques for memory optimization, Techniques for power optimization, Evaluating optimization trade-offs  

Trainer(s)

Mr Teng, Philip

Mr Philip Teng graduated with a BEng (EE) degree from National University of Singapore and received his Masters in Electrical and Computer Engineering from Carnegie Mellon University, USA. Having worked on embedded system software in mission critical and safety critical applications for the past fourteen years, Philip has extensive know-how in developing complex software, as well as the key technologies in real time embedded software. His experience includes commercial and defence applications, such as the unmanned ground vehicle application for commercial port operations. He is also the team leader of the flight software team for Singapore's first micro-satellite, which was successfully launched into space and operating. Philip is also lecturing in NTU on Embedded Systems Programming for the Masters of Science (Embedded Systems).

Who Should Attend

This course is recommended for software developers who wish to learn about implementing optimized software for embedded systems.

Course Pre-requisite: Basic C programming experience.
Fee with NEW e2i subsidy: S$577.80 (inclusive of GST). *conditions apply

To be eligible for e2i subsidy, participants:
- must be Singaporeans or Permanent Residents of Singapore
- achieve minimum 75% attendance per run
* Participants who do not fulfill the above criteria are not eligible for e2i funding, and are required to pay the course fee in full.  

Details

Date(s):

18 to 19 December 2017 

Time:

9:00am to 5:00pm 

Venue:

NTU@one-north campus, Executive Centre 

Closing Date:

4 December 2017 

Course Fee:

Standard: S$834.60  

NTU/NIE Alumni, Staff & Students: S$667.68  

Group (3 & Above): S$751.14

NTUC Member: S$751.14

 

Registration fees inclusive of:

  • Course materials

  • Light refreshments

  • Complimentary Lunch - applicable at NTU@one-north campus only

  • Prevailing GST

Online Registration

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Methods of Payment

1. Credit Card (Visa, American Express and Mastercard only)

2. Cheque made payable to Nanyang Technological University

3. Invoice to Company (for Company Sponsored Participants)

4. E-invoice (for Government Organizations)

5. Telegraphic Transfer or Bank Draft (Note: All related charges are to be borne by participant)

Cancellation & Refund Policy

A written notification to cce@ntu.edu.sg or fax to

6774 2911 before course closing date.

No cancellation charges (Full refund)

 

 

A written notification on or after course closing date.
 

No Refund

SkillsFuture Credit (if applicable):
- Participant to cancel their claim with WDA
- NTU-CCE reserves the rights to collect the full fee amount from the participant

Replacement Policy

Given a 3 days notice before course commencement, companies may replace participants who have signed up for the course. Terms and conditions apply.

 

There is no replacement for participant utilising SkillsFuture Credit. Participant to cancel their SkillsFuture Credit claim with WDA.

Terms and Conditions

• Course is subject to a minimum participation before commencement
• Course is subject to a first-come-first-serve basis in light of overwhelming responses
• NTU-CCE reserves the right to change or cancel any course or trainer, in light of unforeseen circumstances
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