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Designing for All: A Cyber-Physical System Architecture for Connecting Everybody, Everything, and Anything

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Author(s)

Sulayman Sowe, Koji Zettsu, Eric D. Simmon

Abstract

In this era of inter-connectivity where almost everybody, everything, and anything are networked, Cyber-Physical Systems (CPS) also known as the Internet of Things (IoT) have emerged as vital systems that use information systems to observe and modify the physical world. Despite the proliferation of CPS in our lives, many CPS still use hardwired designs to accomplish a limited set of functions such as sensing, actuating, or processing data or information. To achieve the vision of a platform for enabling the Internet of Anything (IoA), which will encourage and drive innovation, CPS designers will need a new architectural design that can help connect everybody, everything, and anything together to achieve both our known and unknown goals. In this paper we present such a conceptual design, discuss its essential parts and key characteristics.
Citation
IEEE IT Professional

Keywords

cyber-physical systems, internet of things, cloud computing
Created June 2, 2015, Updated October 24, 2018