Definition of Cooperating Objects

  • Pedro José Marrón
  • Daniel Minder
  • Stamatis Karnouskos
Part of the SpringerBriefs in Electrical and Computer Engineering book series (BRIEFSELECTRIC)


A Cooperating Object is composed of several devices that need to exhibit certain features according to the definition. Each of the devices contributes functionality to the overall Cooperating Object, but the modularisation helps to keep the single devices simple and maintainable.


Common Goal System Concept Autonomous Decision Single Device Explicit Communication 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Pedro José Marrón
    • 1
  • Daniel Minder
    • 1
  • Stamatis Karnouskos
    • 2
  1. 1.Networked Embedded Systems GroupUniversity of Duisburg-EssenDuisburgGermany
  2. 2.SAP ResearchSAP AGKarlsruheGermany

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