Co-Simulation of Networked Embedded Control Systems, a CSP-like process-oriented approach

M.H. ten Berge, B. Orlic, Johannes F. Broenink

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    Abstract

    Complex control software problems can be solved by using structured design methods that take advantage of hardware abstraction and concurrency. In our lab, a toolchain has been developed that facilitates such a design method. This paper presents two extensions to this toolchain. The first, a distributed simulation framework, enables one to simulate a complete distributed control system, prior to the actual implementation. Focus has been on the influence the network communication exerts on the overall behavior of the system. The second extension, a new communication framework, allows for a smooth transition from simulation to a real control system, by hiding all low-level communication details from the control software. This separates the concerns of the control software from distribution and inter-node communication issues, creating freedom in process allocation.
    Original languageUndefined
    Title of host publicationProc. IEEE Int'l Symposium on Computer Aided Control Systems Conference
    Place of PublicationMunich, Germany
    PublisherIEEE
    Pages434-439
    Number of pages6
    ISBN (Print)0-7803-9797-5
    DOIs
    Publication statusPublished - 2006
    EventProc. IEEE Int'l Symposium on Computer Aided Control Systems Conference - Munich, Germany
    Duration: 4 Oct 20066 Oct 2006

    Publication series

    Name
    PublisherIEEE Press
    Number06EX1382C

    Conference

    ConferenceProc. IEEE Int'l Symposium on Computer Aided Control Systems Conference
    Period4/10/066/10/06
    Other4-6 Oct. 2006

    Keywords

    • EWI-9065
    • METIS-237908
    • IR-57680

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