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
43th Annual Conference of the IEEE Industrial Electronics Society (IECON 2017)

RF Energy Harvesting: An Analysis of Wireless Sensor Networks for Reliable Communication (Sep 2017)
Tran Hung, Johan Åkerberg, Mats Björkman, Ha-Vu Tran
Wireless Networks (Springer) (WNS)

Using Safety Contracts to Guide the Maintenance of Systems and Safety Cases (Sep 2017)
Omar Jaradat, Iain Bate
European Dependable Computing Conference (EDCC'17)

Safe Cooperating Cyber-Physical Systems using Wireless Communication (Jul 2017)
Paul Pop, Detlef Scholle , Irfan Sljivo, Hans Hansson, Gunnar Widforss, Malin Rosqvist
Elsevier journal of Microprocessors and Microsystems (MICPRO)

Cooperative Safety Critical CPS Platooning in SafeCOP (Jun 2017)
Samer Medawar , Irfan Sljivo, Detlef Scholle
5th EUROMICRO/IEEE Workshop on Embedded and Cyber-Physical Systems (ECYPS2017)

Secrecy Performance of Cognitive Cooperative Industrial Radio Networks (Jun 2017)
Quach Xuan Truong , Tran Hung, Elisabeth Uhlemann, Mai Tran Truc
22nd IEEE International Conference on Emerging Technologies And Factory Automation (ETFA 22)

Hans Hansson, Professor

Email: hans.hansson@mdh.se
Room: U3-076
Phone: +46 21 103163