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Mission-Driven Resource Management for Reconfigurable Sensing Systems

Teun H. de Groot, Oleg A. Krasnov, Alexander G. Yarovoy
2018 IEEE Systems Journal  
This paper proposes missiondriven resource management to control reconfigurable sensing systems during run time. It works as follows.  ...  This paper analytically and numerically compares the proposed mission-driven method that maximizes end-user's expectations for mission success, with a traditional task-driven one, that solely optimizes  ...  Narykov for providing feedback on this paper.  ... 
doi:10.1109/jsyst.2016.2599072 fatcat:rbjthtnqanhcrnq2qfdgo4troe

Cross-layer design of reconfigurable cyber-physical systems

M. Masin, F. Palumbo, H. Myrhaug, J. A. de Oliveira Filho, M. Pastena, M. Pelcat, L. Raffo, F. Regazzoni, A. A. Sanchez, A. Toffetti, E. de la Torre, K. Zedda
2017 Design, Automation & Test in Europe Conference & Exhibition (DATE), 2017  
II-B, respectively, contribute to determine the CERBERO continuous design and operational framework for highly interconnected systems presented in Sect. II-C. A.  ...  This strategy is meant to concurrently handle time-continuum and event-driven models that need to coexist, since they are representative of both the physical and the computing aspects of the system, while  ...  Runtime models, integrated in CERBERO-compliant platforms, intend to manage autonomous behavior, i.e., triggering reconfiguration in response to real-time sensed data, human inputs or varied system constraints  ... 
doi:10.23919/date.2017.7927088 dblp:conf/date/MasinPMFPPRRSTT17 fatcat:tsn66di7ozaarnxyttbtne4oji

A Multi-Agent Architecture Provides Smart Sensing for the NASA Sensor Web

Dipa Suri, Adam Howell, Doug Schmidt, Gautam Biswas, John Kinnebrew, Will Otte, Nishanth Shankaran
2007 2007 IEEE Aerospace Conference  
Remote sensing missions for Earth Science contribute greatly to the understanding of the dynamics of our planet.  ...  The system capability will be demonstrated via a simulated but salient disaster management scenario on an existing hardware testbed at the Lockheed Martin Advanced Technology Center.  ...  INTRODUCTION Remote sensing missions for Earth Science provide a wealth of information to help scientists understand the dynamics of our planet.  ... 
doi:10.1109/aero.2007.352770 fatcat:qddutadu5nfubb6sxyftvmfhiu

The future of embedded systems at ESA: Towards adaptability and reconfigurability

Luca Fossati, Jorgen Ilstad
2011 2011 NASA/ESA Conference on Adaptive Hardware and Systems (AHS)  
At the European Space Agency, ongoing studies are focusing the use of reconfigurable and adaptable systems to help finding solutions to the aforementioned issues as well as to how reconfigurable systems  ...  In addition, to make matters worse, the demand for advanced processing capability is growing steadily to meet future exploration and deep space mission requirements.  ...  For example, a major contributor to a space mission costs is the launcher costs driven by mass which, then, is again driven by the high reliability requirements leading to redundant systems.  ... 
doi:10.1109/ahs.2011.5963924 dblp:conf/ahs/FossatiI11 fatcat:xpeuo3icgvcsho7zqq2paxqyzq

Design, Control, and Applications of Real-World Multirobot Systems [From the Guest Editors]

Christopher Kitts, Magnus Egerstedt
2008 IEEE robotics & automation magazine  
Through the novel integration of task scheduling and execution, their approach maintains high solution quality given the dramatic resource limitations inherent in underwater missions.  ...  Bethke et al. describe the use of a task-level controller for multiple unmanned aerial vehicles that integrates vehicle health and status information into a real-time mission planning system.  ...  Through the novel integration of task scheduling and execution, their approach maintains high solution quality given the dramatic resource limitations inherent in underwater missions.  ... 
doi:10.1109/m-ra.2007.914989 fatcat:qwf6g27otjdgviwwnah53p3v74

Evolution of a reconfigurable processing platform for a next generation Space Software Defined Radio

Thomas J. Kacpura, Joseph A. Downey, Jeffery R. Anderson, Keith Baldwin
2014 2014 IEEE Aerospace Conference  
However, the more reconfigurable platforms often use more spacecraft resources. Software has similar considerations to hardware.  ...  Space systems put a premium on size, weight and power. A key trade is the amount of reconfigurability in a space system.  ...  For other less stressing missions, the present economic and technical climate has provided the opportunity to push the mission uniqueness into reconfigurable resources instead of unique hardware, thus  ... 
doi:10.1109/aero.2014.6836302 fatcat:c2urhhizgfam7oywjlmjrj3eha

An open software infrastructure for reconfigurable control systems

L. Wills, S. Kannan, B. Heck, G. Vachtsevanos, C. Restrepo, S. Sander, D. Schrage, J.V.R. Prasad
2000 Proceedings of the 2000 American Control Conference. ACC (IEEE Cat. No.00CH36334)  
It presents an open control platform (OCP) for complex systems, including those that must be reconfigured or customized in real-time for extreme-performance applications.  ...  This paper describes a new software infrastructure for complex control systems, which exploits new and emerging software technologies.  ...  For example, in the UAV application, the resources at the flock mission planning level are individual UAVs.  ... 
doi:10.1109/acc.2000.878721 fatcat:vj4nctpnebcf7p3izzkddnivzy

Bi-Directional Mission Offloading for Agile Space-Air-Ground Integrated Networks [article]

Sheng Zhou, Guangchao Wang, Shan Zhang, Zhisheng Niu, Xuemin Shen
2019 arXiv   pre-print
In this article, we identify the key role of network reconfiguration in coordinating heterogeneous resources in SAGIN, and study how network function virtualization (NFV) and service function chaining  ...  On the other hand, with rich spectrum and computing resources, the ground networks can also assist space-air networks to accomplish resource-intensive or power-hungry missions, enhancing the capability  ...  SAGIN management and reconfiguration for bi-directional mission offloading. reliability requirements [12] .  ... 
arXiv:1902.03774v1 fatcat:widys5dilrf4ppwq5eicp2oema

Design and Implementation of a State-Driven Operating System for Highly Reconfigurable Sensor Networks

Tae-Hyung Kim
2013 International Journal of Distributed Sensor Networks  
In this paper, we present an efficient and effective design of the state-driven operating system for wireless sensor nodes.  ...  State-driven operating system platform offers numerous benefits in this challenging situation.  ...  sensed data according in order to accommodate various missions defined in a node.  ... 
doi:10.1155/2013/659518 fatcat:xvqlz7s5a5ga5ixmr23spzchha

Autonomic dynamically reconfigurable architectures for future communication systems

Khalil Drira
2017 Proceedings of the 9th International Conference on Management of Digital EcoSystems - MEDES '17  
Autonomic dynamically reconfigurable architectures for future communication systems .  ...  for autonomous reconfiguration.  ...  Dynamic architectures, as support for reconfiguration and model-driven autonomy, and their application for communication and cooperation constitute one of the common problems to these projects, for different  ... 
doi:10.1145/3167020.3167054 dblp:conf/medes/Drira17 fatcat:cgotb5mpwfewdajvd5bzbqbfve

Understanding Resources, Competences, and Capabilities in EU Common Security and Defence Policy

Robert J. Galavan
2015 Social Science Research Network  
Together they describe the projects interest in improving the capacity of EU missions and operations 1 (capabilities) to achieve goals (effectiveness) through appropriate use of resources (efficiency)  ...  The paper draws on strategic management literature to provide the theoretical basis and conceptual framework.  ...   Have EU CSDP missions and operations the capability to sense changing needs, select appropriate options, and reconfigure (including the establishment of new) resources and routines? objectives.  ... 
doi:10.2139/ssrn.2693638 fatcat:llteztgvfvhd5gtqbhsge3kf64

Embedded Computation Architectures for Autonomy in Unmanned Aircraft Systems (UAS)

Luis Mejias, Jean-Philippe Diguet, Catherine Dezan, Duncan Campbell, Jonathan Kok, Gilles Coppin
2021 Sensors  
This paper addresses the challenge of embedded computing resources required by future autonomous Unmanned Aircraft Systems (UAS).  ...  We provide insights on how to define a given autonomy level for a given application based on a number of tasks.  ...  We would also like to acknowledge the support from UBO University for the invited professor program. Conflicts of Interest: The authors declare no conflict of interest.  ... 
doi:10.3390/s21041115 pmid:33562676 pmcid:PMC7915191 fatcat:dievpabqdfg27ehx2plafaugpu

Agile Purpose: Overcoming Bureaucracy [chapter]

Carlos Rey, Nuno Pitta, Donatas Ramonas, Phil Sotok
2019 Purpose-driven Organizations  
Some blame hierarchical structures for slowing down the decision-making process, generating excessive bureaucratization, and hindering innovation.  ...  This challenge is so difficult that it has led to several decades' worth of management experiments that completely challenge traditional organizations-democratic companies, podularity, liberated organizations  ...  'Missions are the cornerstone of Morning Star's management model' where 'you are responsible for the accomplishment of your mission and for acquiring the training, resources, and cooperation that you need  ... 
doi:10.1007/978-3-030-17674-7_6 fatcat:h43bpszx45bfvlvbdsnpydnng4

Agent-Based, Distributed Diagnosis for Shipboard Systems [chapter]

Gregory Provan, Yi-Liang Chen
2002 Knowledge and Technology Integration in Production and Services  
We describe the agent-based, distributed diagnostic aspects of a distributed control architecture that integrates multiple ship systems and provides resource-and diagnostic-driven reconfiguration at multiple  ...  system levels, such as mission-level, process-level and component-level.  ...  For example, the chilled water service may temporarily overload a water chiller unit when it senses another unit is down, in order to maintain the cooling rate objective set by the mission-level controller  ... 
doi:10.1007/978-0-387-35613-6_31 fatcat:k7x7jscsvzag5mo6jyoogy3mwi

A software platform for fractionated spacecraft

A. Dubey, W. Emfinger, A. Gokhale, G. Karsai, W. R. Otte, J. Parsons, C. Szabo, A. Coglio, E. Smith, P. Bose
2012 2012 IEEE Aerospace Conference  
It is critical for mission success to support autonomous fault management and to satisfy real-time performance requirements.  ...  The operating system provides primitives for concurrency, synchronization, and secure information flows; it also enforces application separation and resource management policies.  ...  The Communications Resource Manager, responsible for managing networking resources on a node, is described in Section 2.  ... 
doi:10.1109/aero.2012.6187334 fatcat:t6m24ful35ethjpyhjpssyhpia
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