Embedded Mode

(programming)   A term used by COCOMO to describe a project development that is characterised by tight, inflexible constraints and interface requirements. The product must operate within (is embedded in) a strongly coupled complex of hardware, software, regulations and operational procedures. An embedded mode project will require a great deal of innovation. An example would be a real-time system with timing constraints and customised hardware.

Last updated: 1996-05-29


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