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Ontology-Based Reasoning about the Trustworthiness of Cyber-Physical Systems

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Author(s)

Edward R. Griffor, David A. Wollman, Martin J. Burns, Claire Vishik, Michael Huth, Marcello Balducinni

Abstract

It has been challenging for the technical and regulatory com-munities to formulate requirements for trustworthiness of thecyber- physical systems (CPS) due to the complexity of theissues associated with their design, deployment, and opera-tions. The US National Institute of Standards and Technology(NIST), through a public working group, has released a CPSFramework that adopts a broad and integrated view of CPS andpositions trustworthiness among other aspects of CPS. This pa-per takes the model created by the CPS Framework and itsfurther developments one step further, by applying ontologi-cal approaches and reasoning techniques in order to achievegreater understanding of CPS. The example analyzed in the pa-per demonstrates the enrichment of the original CPS model ob-tained through ontology and reasoning and its ability to deliveradditional insights to the developers and operators of CPS.
Citation
IET Journal of IoT

Keywords

CPS Framework, Cross-Cutting Concerns, Sys-tem Validation, Semantic Models & Analyses, Ontology

Citation

Griffor, E. , Wollman, D. , Burns, M. , Vishik, C. , Huth, M. and Balducinni, M. (2018), Ontology-Based Reasoning about the Trustworthiness of Cyber-Physical Systems, IET Journal of IoT, [online], https://doi.org/10.1049/cp.2018.0012 (Accessed October 22, 2021)
Created June 14, 2018, Updated April 2, 2019