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Real-time in Industrial Communication Systems and Technologies:
wired and wireless industrial networks (fieldbus networks; Industrial Ethernet networks; wireless (industrial) networks; Industrial Wireless Sensor Networks (IWSNs); hybrid wired/wireless industrial networks; Time Sensitive Networks (TSN); Time Triggered (TT) systems and protocols); modeling and specification techniques; hard and soft real-time message scheduling; multimedia support for industrial and process automation; real-time performance and analysis of network protocols and components; support for mobility; configuration tools and network management.
Cyber-Physical Systems (Communication meets Control):
Control/communication interaction; networked control systems; Wireless Sensor Actuator Networks (WSANs); cooperative industrial systems; multi-agent industrial systems; time synchronization; localization; industry applications and case studies.
Networked Embedded Systems:
Design and validation of embedded systems; real-time operating systems; multi/many-core systems; middleware design and implementation; real-time performance and analysis; domain-specific design and verification languages; formal methods for verification and certification; model-driven engineering.
Dependability and Security of Industrial Networks:
Fault-tolerance; safety and certification; cyber-security; risk analysis and assessment; protection and countermeasures; industrial firewalls and intrusion detection systems (IDSs); formal description techniques and verification of industrial protocol and applications.
Integration in Industrial Systems:
vertical and life-cycle aspects; data-flow management; plug-and-work and self-mechanisms; interoperability; mixed criticality systems; distributed application platforms; Internet and intranet access; Internetworking; web-based setup; configuration and maintenance; cell networks; high-performance networks, telecommunication networks for geographically distributed industrial applications.
Communication Technologies for Industry 4.0:
Self-adaption and self-organization for smart factories; self-configurable networks; new paradigms for agile network operations; Software Defined Networking (SDN); Network Function Virtualization (NFV); artificial intelligence and machine (deep) learning; architectures for big data management; industrial cloud computing; Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT)/Industrial Internet of Services (IIoS); Service-Oriented Architectures (SoA); support for m2m and human-machine interaction; reports from experimental testbeds and deployment.
Green Communication in Industry:
Energy-efficient, resource-saving and environment-friendly networking; energy-saving and energy-harvesting techniques; green design.
Recent advances in research domains with similar communication requirements:
Smart grid communications; smart home and building automation networks; automotive and train-control networks; automated guided vehicles (AGV) and Intelligent Transportation Systems (ITSs); Wireless Health Care (WHC).