A-CPS - Automation in High-performance Cyber Physical Systems Development

Status:

active

Start date:

2019-04-01

End date:

2021-03-31

High-performance cyber-physical systems, like autonomous vehicles, are bringing computing into the new era of heterogeneous computing, where all future computing platforms are likely to have several  different  computational  units. One main need for heterogeneity is the terrific data-throughput induced by contemporary vehicles functions. However, when different computational units are put together on a single board, one main challenge is to use the enormous computing capabilities, while still meeting several non functional properties like timeliness. In order to tackle the challenge of timing verification for high-performance vehicular systems, engineers not only need to write parallel software, but also cope with ad-hoc issues introduced by heterogeneity such as the allocation of computations to computational units. Today, this challenge is mainly addressed manually making the software development tedious, error-prone and inefficient. 

In A-CPS, we aim at providing a model-based framework for introducing automation in the software development of high-performance vehicular systems. The proposed framework will leverage industrial modelling languages and model transformations for providing automatic assessment of timing by means of model-based simulation, timing analysis and their interplay.

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Trace-based Timing Analysis of AutomotiveSoftware Systems: an Experience Report (Oct 2021)
Alessio Bucaioni, Enxhi Ferko, Henrik Lönn
18th International Workshop on Model Driven Engineering, Verification and Validation ( (MoDeVVa 2021)

Automatic Generation of Configuration Files: an Experience Report from the Railway Domain (Jun 2021)
Enxhi Ferko, Alessio Bucaioni, Jan Carlson, Zulqarnain Haider
17th European Conference on Modelling Foundations and Applications (ECMFA2021)

Model-based Automation of Test Script Generation Across Product Variants: a Railway Perspective (May 2021)
Alessio Bucaioni, Fabio Di Silvestro , Inderjeet Singh , Mehrdad Saadatmand , Henry Muccini , Thorvaldur Jochumsson
2nd ACM/IEEE International Conference on Automation of Software Test (AST 2021)

Aligning Architecture with Business Goals in the Automotive Domain (Mar 2021)
Alessio Bucaioni, Patrizio Pelliccione , Rebekka Wohlrab
IEEE INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE ON SOFTWARE ARCHITECTURE (ICSA 2021) (ICSA 2021)

Transferring a model-based development methodology to the automotive industry (Mar 2021)
Alessio Bucaioni, Vlatko Dimic , Henrik Lönn , Mattias Gålnander , John Lundbäck
22nd IEEE International Conference on Industrial Technology (ICIT'21) (ICIT 2021)

Modelling multi-criticality vehicular software systems: evolution of an industrial component model (Jun 2020)
Alessio Bucaioni, Saad Mubeen, Federico Ciccozzi, Antonio Cicchetti, Mikael Sjödin
International Journal on Software and Systems Modeling (SoSyM'20)

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Alessio Bucaioni, Assistant Professor

Email: alessio.bucaioni@mdh.se
Room: U1-067
Phone: +46736620711