SafeCOP - Safe Cooperating Cyber-Physical Systems using Wireless Communication

Status:

active

Start date:

2016-04-01

End date:

2019-03-31

SafeCOP (Safe Cooperating Cyber-Physical Systems using Wireless Communication) will establish a safety assurance approach, a platform architecture, and tools for cost-efficient and practical certification of cooperating cyber-physical systems (CO-CPS). 

SafeCOP targets safety-related CO-CPS characterized by use of wireless communication, multiple stakeholders, dynamic system definitions, and unpredictable operating environments. In this scenario, no single stakeholder has the overall responsibility over the resulted system-of-systems.

SafeCOP will provide an approach to the safety assurance of CO-CPS, enabling thus their certification and development. The project will define a platform architecture and will develop methods and tools, which will be used to produce safety assurance evidence needed to certify cooperative functions. SafeCOP will extend current wireless technologies to ensure safe and secure cooperation. SafeCOP will also contribute to new standards and regulations, by providing certification authorities and standardization committees with the scientifically validated solutions needed to craft effective standards extended to also address cooperation and system-of-systems issues.

SafeCOP brings clear benefits in terms of cross-domain certification practice and implementations of cooperating systems in all addressed areas: automotive, maritime, healthcare and robotics. The advantages include lower certification costs, increased trustworthiness of wireless communication, better management of increasing complexity, reduced effort for verification and validation, lower total system costs, shorter time to market and increased market share.

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Contract-Based Assurance for Wireless Cooperative Functions of Vehicular Systems (Oct 2017)
Svetlana Girs, Irfan Sljivo, Omar Jaradat
43rd Annual Conference of the IEEE Industrial Electronics Society (IECON 2017)

Clock Synchronization Considerations in Security Informed Safety Assurance of Autonomous Systems of Systems (Oct 2017)
Elena Lisova, Aida Causevic, Elisabeth Uhlemann, Mats Björkman
43rd Annual Conference of the IEEE Industrial Electronics Society (IECON 2017)

Power Allocation Policy and Performance Analysis of Secure and Reliable Communication in Cognitive Radio Networks (Oct 2017)
Quach Xuan Truong , Tran Hung, Elisabeth Uhlemann, Gorge Kaddoum , Quang Anh Tran
Wireless Networks (Springer) (WNS)

A Risk and Threat Assessment Approaches Overview in Autonomous Systems of Systems (Oct 2017)
Aida Causevic
The 26th International Conference on Information, Communication and Automation Technologies (ICAT2017)

An Industrial Survey on the Influence of Process and Product Attributes on Software Product Reliability (Oct 2017)
Sanjay. L. Joshi , Bharat Deshpande , Sasikumar Punnekkat
International Conference on Networks & Advances in Computational Technologies (NetACT2017)

Monitoring of Clock Synchronization in Cyber-Physical Systems: A Sensitivity Analysis (Oct 2017)
Elena Lisova, Elisabeth Uhlemann, Johan Åkerberg, Mats Björkman
International Conference on Internet of Things, Embedded Systems and Communications 2017 (IINTEC 2017)