A multicore approach to model-based analysis and design of Cyber-Physical Systems

Anil Kanduri, Amir Mohammad Rahmani, Pasi Liljeberg, Kaiyu Wan, Ka Lok Man, Juha Plosila

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Embedded systems took a leap as combining computational elements with physical systems led to many novel applications, further saw the rise of a new domain - Cyber-Physical Systems (CPS). Growing importance for CPS in industry threw down many challenges in a designer's perspective ranging from computational methods, modeling platforms, programming structures, relevant hardware systems, etc. Ptolemy is the platform which is tailor made for such full scale design of networked and real time systems. In an effort to explore the suitability of Ptolemy II platform for CPS design, we chose an Unmanned Aerial vehicle (UAV) application as a case study. In this paper, we model UAV in Ptolemy II in a modular and hierarchical way such that the system meets the requirements of data flows and dependencies. Key parameters of a typical CPS such as schedulability and predictability were analyzed. In the end, to better the performance of UAV, computational tasks were mapped onto a networks-on-chip based multicore system. Our experimental results show the efficiency of our high level analysis and modeling and the extracted system requirements to enhance the system predictability.

Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationISOCC 2013 - 2013 International SoC Design Conference
PublisherIEEE Computer Society
Number of pages4
ISBN (Print)9781479911417
Publication statusPublished - 2013
Event2013 International SoC Design Conference, ISOCC 2013 - Busan, Korea, Republic of
Duration: 17 Nov 201319 Nov 2013

Publication series

NameISOCC 2013 - 2013 International SoC Design Conference


Conference2013 International SoC Design Conference, ISOCC 2013
Country/TerritoryKorea, Republic of


  • Cyber-Physical Systems
  • Multicore Systems
  • Networks-on-Chip
  • Unmanned Air Vehicles

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