Cyber-physical ecosystems: App-centric software ecosystems in cyber-physical environments



  • The conceptual frameworks and information architectures of app-centric software ecosystems and cyber-physical systems (CPS) provide complimentary approaches to modeling systems. When integrated, these frameworks combine to become cyber-physical ecosystems (CPE). CPE are CPS whose constituent members, themselves CPS, meet the criteria for consideration as apps. Alternatively, CPE may be viewed as app-centric software ecosystems whose shared data environment includes the physical operating environment of the apps. By taking an app-centric approach to CPS integration, a semantically driven, information architecture based decomposition of a larger CPS into it's component CPS becomes possible.
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    Digital Object Identifier (doi)

    International Standard Book Number (isbn) 10

  • 1461473357
  • International Standard Book Number (isbn) 13

  • 9781461473350
  • Pubmed Id

  • 15232480
  • Start Page

  • 141
  • End Page

  • 147
  • Volume

  • 9781461473367