A Roadmap Towards Resilient Internet of Things for Cyber-Physical Systems

A Roadmap Towards Resilient Internet of Things for Cyber-Physical Systems

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The Internet of Things (IoT) is an ubiquitous system connecting many different devices -- the things -- which can be accessed from the distance. With the possibility to monitor and control the physical environment from the distance, that is the IoT contains cyber-physical systems (CPS), the two concepts of dependability and security get deeply intertwined. The increasing level of dynamicity, heterogeneity, and complexity adds to the system's vulnerability, and challenges its ability to react to faults. This paper summarizes state-of-the-art of existing surveys on anomaly detection, fault-tolerance and self-healing and adds a number of other methods applicable to achieve resilience in an IoT. We particularly focus on non-intrusive methods ensuring data integrity in the network. Furthermore, this paper presents the main challenges to build a resilient IoT for CPS. It…
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CPS/IoT Ecosystem: A platform for research and education

CPS/IoT Ecosystem: A platform for research and education

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In this paper we explain basic idea behind CPS/IoT Ecosystem its effects on research and education. The CPS/IoT Ecosystem project aims to build an IoT infrastructure that will be used as a platform for research and education in multiple disciplines related to CPS and IoT. The main objective is to provide a real-world infrastructure, and allow students and researchers explore its capabilities on actual use cases. Presented: Workshop on Embedded and Cyber-Physical Systems Education (WESE 2018), Embedded Systems Week 2018, Turin, Italy Paper Presentation: Presentation
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EMMA: Distributed QoS-Aware MQTT Middleware for Edge Computing Applications

EMMA: Distributed QoS-Aware MQTT Middleware for Edge Computing Applications

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Publish–subscribe middleware is a popular technology for facilitating device-to-device communicationin large-scale distributed Internet of Things (IoT) scenarios. However, the stringent quality of service (QoS) requirements imposed by many applications cannot be met by cloud-based solutions alone. Edge computing is considered a key enabler for such applications. Client mobility and dynamic resource availability are prominent challenges in edge computing architectures. In this paper, we present EMMA, an edge-enabled publish–subscribe middleware that addresses these challenges. EMMA continuously monitors network QoS and orchestrates a network of MQTT protocol brokers. It transparently migrates MQTT clients to brokers in close proximity to optimize QoS. Experiments in a real-world testbed show that EMMA can significantly reduce end-to-end latencies that incur from network link usage, even in the face of client mobility and unpredictable resource availability. Presented:…
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CPS/IoT Ecosystem on EMC2 Conference, Granada

CPS/IoT Ecosystem on EMC2 Conference, Granada

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Prof. Radu Grosu is holding a keynote talk on active projects of the CPS group during the final review conference of the EMC2 project. It is a major event in the EU project community as it is a final event of the largest project in the ECSEL JU. One of the topics covered in the presentation is CPS/IoT Ecosystem project as a leading initiative on CPS and IoT infrastructure in Austria.
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