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Cyber-Physical Systems

Driving force for innovation in mobility, health, energy and production

  • acatech - National Academy of Science and Engineering, 2011

Benefits

  • Basis for advisory activity for federal government

  • Current state of research

  • Computer science future

Book

Part of the acatech POSITION PAPER book series

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages 1-3
  2. acatech - National Academy of Science and Engineering, 2011
    Pages 5-7
  3. acatech - National Academy of Science and Engineering, 2011
    Pages 9-10
  4. acatech - National Academy of Science and Engineering, 2011
    Pages 11-13
  5. acatech - National Academy of Science and Engineering, 2011
    Pages 15-21
  6. acatech - National Academy of Science and Engineering, 2011
    Pages 23-26
  7. acatech - National Academy of Science and Engineering, 2011
    Pages 27-30
  8. acatech - National Academy of Science and Engineering, 2011
    Pages 31-31
  9. acatech - National Academy of Science and Engineering, 2011
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  10. acatech - National Academy of Science and Engineering, 2011
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  11. Back Matter
    Pages 45-47

About this book

Introduction

Today, about 98 percent of microprocessors are already embedded in everyday objects and devices, connected with the outside world through sensors and actuators. They are increasingly networked with one another and on the internet. The physical world and the virtual world - or cyberspace - are merging; cyber-physical systems are developing.Future cyber-physical systems will contribute to security, efficiency, comfort and the health systems as never before, and as a result, they will contribute to solving key challenges of our society, such as the aging population, limited resources, mobility, or energy transition. Germany is in the position to become a leader in international competition thanks to innovative cyber-physical systems. In this statement, acatech explains what prerequisites must be created and how Germany can overcome the technical, political and social hurdles on the way to achieving this position.

Keywords

Business model innovation Control Theory Cyber-Physical Systems Embedded Systems Real-time systems

Editors and affiliations

  • acatech - National Academy of Science and Engineering, 2011
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  1. 1.MünchenGermany
  2. 2.BerlinGermany
  3. 3.BrüsselBelgium

About the editors

acatech - the GERMAN ACADEMY OF SCIENCE AND ENGINEERING - represents the interests of German sciences and technology in Germany and abroad. As a working academy, acatech supports policy makers and society with technically qualified evaluations and far-sighted recommendations.

Bibliographic information

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Reviews

From the reviews:

“This booklet of position paper, gives German perspective of cyber-physical systems which are expected to contribute immensely to security, efficiency, comfort, and health systems. The booklet summarizes the challenges for Germany and recommendations for action in this new and important area of cyber-physical systems and it is interesting and worth reading … .” (D. Subbaram Naidu, Amazon.com, November, 2013)