Quantification and Analysis of Interdependency in Cyber-Physical Systems
Cyber-physical systems are differentiated from other real-time embedded systems based on the tight intertwining of the cyber infrastructure with the physical components upon which it exerts control. This close interaction manifests as interdependence in operation and failure. This paper aims to determine and quantify the type and extent of dependency in a cyber-physical system using a method inspired by the analytic network process. The method incorporates several steps, namely, identification of failures sequences, and graph-theoretical representation of functional dependencies between components, and finally, calculating dependency indices. We illustrate the proposed approach through application to the IEEE 14-bus power system.
K. Marashi et al., "Quantification and Analysis of Interdependency in Cyber-Physical Systems," Proceedings of the 46th Annual IEEE/IFIP International Conference on Dependable Systems and Networks Workshops (2016, Toulouse, France), pp. 149-154, Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE), Jul 2016.
The definitive version is available at https://doi.org/10.1109/DSN-W.2016.47
3rd International Workshop on Reliability and Security Aspects for Critical Infrastructure, ReSA4CI 2016, in conjunction with the 46th IEEE/IFIP International Conference on Dependable Systems and Networks, DSN 2016 (2016: Jun. 28-Jul. 1, Toulouse, France)
Electrical and Computer Engineering
Intelligent Systems Center
Keywords and Phrases
Cyber-Physical System; Interdependency; Smart Grid; EEE 14-Bus System
International Standard Book Number (ISBN)
Article - Conference proceedings
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01 Jul 2016