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Calendar conversion for real-time systems

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In some applications of real-time systems such as monitoring and control, calendar referencing plays a significant role. The system needs the precise year, month, day, hour, minute and second in order to function correctly. Generally, real-time systems are based on computers whose operating systems use the Gregorian calendar. The official calendar of some countries, however, is not based on the Gregorian calendar. To reduce the human errors and make the system friendlier, it is necessary to present the date in the local format. In this paper, the optimum method of time-keeping for a distributed real-time system is described and then a solar calendar called Khayyami is reviewed and a novel algorithm for conversion between Gregorian and Khayyami calendars is presented. Khayyami is the official calendar of Iran and Afghanistan and is used in surrounding areas such as the Central Asian countries and Kurdish area. The methods described in this paper were implemented in a monitoring and control system and the practical results justify these.

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White, NM and Al-Modaressi Yasin, SMT (2004) Calendar conversion for real-time systems Advances in Engineering Software, 35, (8-9), pp. 511-516.

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Published date: October 2004
Keywords: Real-time systems, Monitoring and control, SCADA, Khayyam, Gregorian calendar, Khayyami calendar, Persian calendar, Jalali calendar
Organisations: EEE

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Local EPrints ID: 259760
URI: http://eprints.soton.ac.uk/id/eprint/259760
ISSN: 0965-9978
PURE UUID: 9f977c4b-949b-467e-8455-b27187e57791
ORCID for NM White: ORCID iD orcid.org/0000-0003-1532-6452

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Date deposited: 13 Aug 2004
Last modified: 18 Jul 2017 09:20

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Author: NM White ORCID iD
Author: SMT Al-Modaressi Yasin

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