Functional Analysis of a Real-Time Protocol for Networked Control Systems

Fidge, Colin J. & Tian, Yu-Chu (2006) Functional Analysis of a Real-Time Protocol for Networked Control Systems. Lecture Notes in Computer Science, 4218/2006, pp. 446-460.

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Traditional real-time control systems are tightly integrated into the industrial processes they govern. Now, however, there is increasing interest in networked control systems. These provide greater flexibility and cost savings by allowing real-time controllers to interact with industrial processes over existing communications networks. New data packet queuing protocols are currently being developed to enable precise real-time control over a network with variable propagation delays. We show how one such protocol was formally modelled using timed automata, and how model checking was used to reveal subtle aspects of the control system's dynamic behaviour.

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ID Code: 5404
Item Type: Journal Article
Refereed: Yes
Keywords: Model checking, Real, Time Systems, Networked Control Systems
DOI: 10.1007/11901914_33
ISBN: 9783540472377
ISSN: 1611-3349
Divisions: Past > QUT Faculties & Divisions > Faculty of Science and Technology
Copyright Owner: Copyright 2006 Springer
Copyright Statement: This is the author-version of the work. Conference proceedings published, by Springer Verlag, will be available via SpringerLink. Lecture Notes in Computer Science
Deposited On: 08 Nov 2006 00:00
Last Modified: 29 Feb 2012 13:23

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