In pursuit of Cyber Physical & Human Systems!

CPHS (on Cyber Physical & Human Systems) started in 2014 as an IFAC and IEEE CSS Co-sponsored workshop entitled H-CPS-I (Human Cyber Physical System Interaction: Control for Human Welfare) initiated from a brainstorming in the framework of the European Network of Excellence HYCON2 coordinated by CNRS, between partners IFSTTAR, CNRS,  UCL, MIT, Honeywell and EECI, […]

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Jamming attacks: A major threat to controlling over wireless channels

Reposted article (originally posted in 2017)   Remote control and sensing over wireless communication has been continuously increasing. This trend will not slow down with so much expectation for the Internet of Things. However, the spread of wireless communication can create vulnerability to various control systems as it can easily be disrupted by Denial-of-Service attacks […]

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12th International Federation of Automatic Control Advances in Control Education Symposium

  The 12th International Federation of Automatic Control Advances in Control Education Symposium, IFAC-ACE 2019 was held at the Philadelphia Marriott Downtown Hotel in the center of Philadelphia, US, July 7-9, 2019 (https://ifac-ace2019.org).  The symposium was held in conjunction with the ACC2019 conference, July 10-12, 2019.  The IFAC-ACE 2019 is an international forum on recent […]

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Network Automation: Opportunities for Industrial Internet of Things

Introduction TC 3.3 – Telematics: Control via Communication Networks – (from CC3 – Computers, Cognition, and Communication) leads attempts to strengthen the synergy of sound control theory and automation/information technology (with engineering and software for implementation). Remote control applications benefit from increasing capabilities among others in telecommunication and machine-to-machine communication. The 5th IFAC Symposium on Telematics […]

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IEEE/IFAC Conference on Blockchain and Knowledge Automation 2018

The 2nd IEEE/IFAC Conference on Blockchain and Knowledge Automation (ICBKA 2018), co-sponsored by IEEE and IFAC, was held on June 26, 2018 in Changshu, Jiangsu, China. ICBKA 2018 was organized by IFAC Technical Committee on Economic, Business and Financial Systems (TC 9.1), and co-organized by IFAC Technical Committees on Enterprise Integration and Networking (TC 5.3), […]

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The 15th IFAC Symposium on Control in Transportation Systems (CTS 2018)

The 15th IFAC Symposium on Control in Transportation Systems (CTS 2018) was held in Savona University Campus, Italy, on June 6-8 2018. The Symposium was organized by the Department of Informatics, Bioengineering, Robotics and Systems Engineering of the University of Genova in Italy. It was sponsored by the IFAC Technical Committee TC7.4 on Transportation Systems […]

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TC 5.3 celebrates its 13th edition of the EI2N workshop

Prof. 李清 (Qing Li) and Dr. Georg Weichhart at the University of Malta   IFAC’s technical committee on Enterprise Integration and Networking (https://tc.ifac-control.org/5/3/) has held its 13th Edition of the OTM / IFAC / IFIP workshop on Enterprise Integration, Interoperability and Networking (EI2N’2018) in Valletta, Malta. For quite some years our workshop is held in […]

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Multiobjective Optimization within IoT FIWARE-Based Open Architecture for Hierarchical Crop Growth Control in Greenhouses

IoT-Based hierarchical control system In the Province of Almería (South-East of Spain) is situated the largest concentration of greenhouses in the world (more than 32000 hectares of surface) [1]. This agriculture competes in the European market because of lower costs and ability to offer out-of-season products [1].  To maintain the competitiveness of the sector against […]

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The 14th International Workshop on Discrete Event Systems (WODES 2018)

Wodes 2018 logo A view of beautiful Towers Stabiae Sorrento Coast Hotel where Wodes 2018 was held Francesco Basile (General Chair Wodes 2018) opens the workshop Jan Komenda, Program co-chair (on the left), and some of local organizers The 14th International Workshop on Discrete Event Systems (WODES 2018) was held May 30– June 1, 2018, at […]

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