Simulation Modeling of Cyber-Physical Systems Exemplified by Unmanned Vehicles with WSNs Navigation

Part of the Lecture Notes in Electrical Engineering book series (LNEE, volume 181)


Cyber-Physical Systems (CPSs) integrate the virtual cyber world with the real physical world. In order to verify the new theories and methods, a novel CPSs simulation model for unmanned vehicle with Wireless Sensor Networks (WSNs) navigation is designed and developed using TrueTime and Matlab/Simulink. This model contains many computer kernel nodes connected by one wireless network block. The intelligent road and the unmanned vehicle works in close cooperation in the form of CPSs. The simulation results associated with the loss probability of the wireless network and time delay are shown. There are some research issues need to be considered in future.


Cyber-Physical Systems (CPSs) simulation model unmanned vehicle Wireless Sensor Networks (WSNs) 


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.College of Information EngineeringGuangdong Jidian PolytechnicGuangzhouChina
  2. 2.School of Mechanical and Automotive EngineeringSouth China University of TechnologyGuangzhouChina
  3. 3.School of Computer Science and EngineeringHuazhong University of Science and TechnologyWuhanChina

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