Software and hardware co‐design for sustainable cyber‐physical systems

Junlong Zhou, Angeliki Kritikakou, Dakai Zhu, Jose L. Martinez Lastra, Shiyan Hu
2021 Software, Practice & Experience  
Cyber-physical systems (CPS), characterized by the deep integration of computation, communication, and control of physical processes, are becoming increasingly important. To enable the sustainable development of such systems, innovative technologies of software and hardware designs for green and energy-efficient CPS, such as reducing energy consumption of computing infrastructures, improving computational efficiency in smart energy systems, and exploring renewable energy resources to mitigate
more » ... assical energy usages, need to be investigated. SUMMARY OF THE CONTRIBUTIONS This special issue aims to provide a platform for the researchers, academia, and industry to present their novel solutions, applications, tools, software, hardware, and algorithms designed for addressing various sustainability challenges in CPS. The response from the CPS community was enthusiastic: the special issue received 34 manuscripts submitted by the authors from China, United States, India, Korea, Lebanon, and so on. According to the Journal of Software: Practice and Experience (SPE) review standards, this special issue accepted 14 high-quality research articles that cover a wide range of topics. These articles provide the software and hardware co-design solutions to improve dependability, energy efficiency, quality of service (QoS) of CPS, and also to introduce the methodologies for specific CPS applications.
doi:10.1002/spe.3017 fatcat:zsiktal4qbhljclym3ri4d4tiq