embedded mode

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Embedded Mode definition

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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.
(1996-05-29)
The Free On-line Dictionary of Computing, © Denis Howe 2010 http://foldoc.org
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