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Multi-paradigm modelling of cyber-physical systems

Book Contribution - Book Abstract Conference Contribution

The networking of multi-physics (mechanical, electical, hydraulic, biochemical, ...) with computational systems (control systems, signal processing, logical inferencing, planning, ... ) processes, interacting with often uncertain environments, with human actors, in a socio-economic context, leads to so-called Cyber-Physical Systems (CPS). Cyber-physical systems are reaching a hitherto unseen level of complexity. To date, no unifying theory nor systematic design methods, techniques and tools exist for such systems. Individual (mechanical, electrical, network or software) engineering disciplines only offer partial solutions. Multi-paradigm Modelling (MPM) proposes to model every part and aspect of such complex systems explicitly, at the most appropriate level(s) of abstraction, using the most appropriate modelling formalism(s). This includes the explicit modelling of the often complex engineering workflows. Modelling language engineering, including model transformation languages, and the study of the semantics of these languages, are used to realize MPM. MPM is seen as an effective answer to the challenges of designing CPS. This presentation introduces some of the challenges of collaborative development of CPS as well as possible multi-paradigm modelling solutions such as (in-)consistency management and cosimulation.
Book: Proceedings of 4th IEEE/ACM International Workshop on Software Engineering for Smart, Cyber-Physical Systems (SEsCPS), MAY 27-JUN 03, 2018, Gothenburg, SWEDEN
Pages: 1 - 1
Keywords:P1 Proceeding
Authors from:Higher Education