By Andrea Bondavalli, Sara Bouchenak, Hermann Kopetz
This booklet is open entry lower than a CC by means of 4.0 license.
Technical Systems-of-Systems (SoS) – within the type of networked, autonomous constituent computing structures briefly taking part to accomplish a well-defined goal – shape the spine of such a lot of today’s infrastructure. The strength grid, such a lot transportation platforms, the worldwide banking undefined, the water-supply method, the army apparatus, many embedded structures, and an exceptional quantity extra, strongly depend upon systems-of-systems. the proper operation and non-stop availability of those underlying systems-of-systems are basic for the functioning of our smooth society.
The eight papers offered during this booklet rfile the most insights on Cyber-Physical process of structures (CPSoSs) that have been won through the paintings within the FP7-610535 ecu study venture AMADEOS (acronym for Architecture for Multi-criticality Agile liable Evolutionary Open System-of-Systems). it's the aim of this booklet to offer, in one constant physique, the foundational thoughts and their relationships. those shape a conceptual foundation for the outline and knowing of SoSs and pass deeper in what we think of the characterizing and distinguishing components of SoSs: time, emergence, evolution and dynamicity.