Evaluation of Burst Failure Robustness of Control Systems in the Fog

Authors Nils Vreman, Claudio Mandrioli

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Nils Vreman
  • Department of Automatic Control, Lund University, Sweden
Claudio Mandrioli
  • Department of Automatic Control, Lund University, Sweden


The authors would like to thank their supervisors Anton Cervin and Martina Maggio for the interesting insights given during the writing of this paper.

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Nils Vreman and Claudio Mandrioli. Evaluation of Burst Failure Robustness of Control Systems in the Fog. In 2nd Workshop on Fog Computing and the IoT (Fog-IoT 2020). Open Access Series in Informatics (OASIcs), Volume 80, pp. 8:1-8:8, Schloss Dagstuhl – Leibniz-Zentrum für Informatik (2020)


This paper investigates the robustness of control systems when a controller is run in a Fog environment. Control systems in the Fog are introduced and a discussion regarding relevant faults is presented. A preliminary investigation of the robustness properties of a MinSeg case study is presented and commented. The discussion is then used to outline future lines of research.

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  • Computer systems organization → Sensor networks
  • Networked Control Systems
  • Stability Analysis
  • Control over Internet
  • Fault Tolerance


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