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Engineering of Collaborative Embedded Systems

  • Birthe Böhm
  • Wolfgang Böhm
  • Marian Daun
  • Alexander Hayward
  • Sieglinde Kranz
  • Nikolaus Regnat
  • Sebastian Schröck
  • Ingo Stierand
  • Andreas Vogelsang
  • Jan Vollmar
  • Sebastian Voss
  • Thorsten Weyer
  • Andreas Wortmann
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Abstract

Embedded systems are being increasingly used in changing environments where they no longer fulfill their associated stakeholder goals on their own, but rather in interaction with other embedded systems. This transition to networked, collaborative embedded systems is creating new application opportunities that impose numerous challenges for developers of these systems. In this introductory chapter of the book, we present the complexity of these systems and the challenges associated with them in a coherent manner. We illustrate the challenges using two use cases, “Vehicle Platooning” and “Adaptable and Flexible Factory.” Finally, we reference the challenges of developing collaborative embedded systems to the individual chapters of this book, which describe various methods of mastering the complexity in more detail.

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Birthe Böhm
    • 1
  • Wolfgang Böhm
    • 2
  • Marian Daun
    • 3
  • Alexander Hayward
    • 4
  • Sieglinde Kranz
    • 1
  • Nikolaus Regnat
    • 1
  • Sebastian Schröck
    • 5
  • Ingo Stierand
    • 6
  • Andreas Vogelsang
    • 7
  • Jan Vollmar
    • 1
  • Sebastian Voss
    • 8
  • Thorsten Weyer
    • 3
  • Andreas Wortmann
    • 9
  1. 1.Siemens AGMunichGermany
  2. 2.Technische Universität MünchenGarchingGermany
  3. 3.University of Duisburg-EssenEssenGermany
  4. 4.Helmut-Schmidt-UniversitätHamburgGermany
  5. 5.Robert Bosch GmbHStuttgartGermany
  6. 6.OFFIS e.V.OldenburgGermany
  7. 7.Technische Universität BerlinBerlinGermany
  8. 8.fortiss GmbHMünchenGermany
  9. 9.RWTH Aachen UniversityAachenGermany

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