Introduction to Personalisation in Cyber-Physical-Social Systems

  • Bereket Abera YilmaEmail author
  • Yannick Naudet
  • Hervé Panetto
Conference paper
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 11231)


In this paper we introduce the notion of personalisation in Cyber-Physical-Social Systems (CPSS). A CPSS is an extension of Cyber-Physical systems involving cyberspace and physical space, in which humans, machines and objects interact adding to the complexity of the system, especially due to the dynamics of human behaviour that is not yet fully understood. We propose Personalisation to address this complexity. Since the development of CPSS is still at its infancy, we first cover a brief overview on the existing conceptualizations of CPSS and present the perspective we take for our work. Then we discuss the benefits of introducing Personalisation in CPSS and formalize the notion. The discussion further illustrates research challenges for Personalisation in CPSS with examples on possible use cases, taken from preceding works as well as future ones.


Personalisation Recommender system Cyber-Physical Social-Systems Cobotics 


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Bereket Abera Yilma
    • 1
    • 2
    Email author
  • Yannick Naudet
    • 1
  • Hervé Panetto
    • 2
  1. 1.Luxembourg Institute of Science and Technology (LIST)Esch-sur-AlzetteLuxembourg
  2. 2.Université de Lorraine, CNRS, CRANNancyFrance

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