Self-healing and Resilient Critical Infrastructures

  • Rune Gustavsson
  • Björn Ståhl
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 5508)


The paper describes methods and tools addressing self-healing and resilience of critical infrastructures, specifically power and information networks. Our case study is based on challenges addressed in the ongoing EU project INTEGRAL aiming at integrating DES/RES in cell-based virtual utilities. We propose two experimental environments, EXP II and INSPECT to support a structured approach in identifying, implementing and monitoring suitable self-healing mechanisms entailing an increasing system resilience in our systems. Our approach is based on own results from earlier EU projects and selected approaches from other international projects such as NSF GENI in the US and EU efforts such as SmartGrids and ARECI.


self-healing resilience critial infrastructures interfaces experiments 


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Rune Gustavsson
    • 1
  • Björn Ståhl
    • 1
  1. 1.Blekinge Institute of TechnologySweden

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