A Framework to Evaluate 5G Networks for Smart and Fail-Safe Communications in ERTMS/ETCS [chapter]

Roberto Canonico, Stefano Marrone, Roberto Nardone, Valeria Vittorini
2017 Lecture Notes in Computer Science  
Context: evolution of wireless communication technologies and need to upgrade existing communication infrastructures for railways • General goal: investigate opportunities and challenges deriving from the adoption of the SDN paradigm (characterizing future 5G networks) in the specific railway context in the specific railway context • Specific research objectives: automatic control-plane logic generation derived from network topology, knowledge of train trajectories and QoS communication
more » ... ents of different applications (in particular, signaling) • Methodology: design a framework that combines and integrates formal modeling and analysis tools and techniques into a network emulator, to evaluate the impact on safety and security deriving from the adoption of an SDN centralized control plane in a railway communication infrastructure
doi:10.1007/978-3-319-68499-4_3 fatcat:edskyq7ptbfphgc5ioj5ofu5wy