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Special Issue "Sensor Facilitated Cyber-Physical Systems"

A special issue of Sensors (ISSN 1424-8220). This special issue belongs to the section "Internet of Things".

Deadline for manuscript submissions: 1 May 2021.

Special Issue Editors

Prof. Dr. Yunliang Chen
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Guest Editor
School of Computer Science, China University of Geosciences, Wuhan 430074, China
Interests: IoT; CPS; cloud computing
Prof. Dr. Junlong Zhou
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Guest Editor
School of Computer Science and Engineering, Nanjing University of Science and Technology, Nanjing 210094, China
Interests: embedded systems; cloud-edge-IoT; cyber-physical systems
Prof. Dr. Angeliki Kritikakou
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Guest Editor
INRIA Rennes Research Center, University of Rennes 1 and IRISA, 35000 Rennes, France
Interests: WSN; real-time systems; mixed-critical systems; computer architecture; fault tolerance; scheduling; run-time management

Special Issue Information

Dear Colleagues,

Leveraged by the information technologies of cyberphysical systems (CPS), the sensor-facilitated industry have made significant progress. Typical applications of sensor-facilitated CPS in industry include automation, manufacturing, robots, remote sensing and data analytics, etc. Meanwhile, with the cyber-representation of physical assets in the industrial environment, sensor-facilitated CPS also faces tremendous challenges. For example, CPS architecture needs to be well designed, cybersecurity for sensors in industrial environment needs to be defended, and a large amount of complex data needs efficient analytics. To address these, methodologies, solutions, approaches, and algorithms for sensor-facilitated CPS are highly sought after.

This Special Issue is to provide a platform for researchers to present solutions, approaches, and algorithms for CPS in the industrial environment. The topics of interest for this Special Issue include but are not limited to:

  • Architecture design for sensor-facilitated CPS;
  • Embedded system design and hardware and software co-design for sensor-facilitated CPS;
  • Cloud, fog, and edge computing for sensor-facilitated CPS;
  • Cybersecurity for sensor-facilitated CPS;
  • Advanced complex data analytics for sensor-facilitated CPS;
  • Location-based services and applications for sensor-facilitated CPS
  • Performance optimization for sensor-facilitated CPS.

Prof. Dr. Yunliang Chen
Prof. Dr. Junlong Zhou
Prof. Dr. Angeliki Kritikakou
Guest Editors

Manuscript Submission Information

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