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Behaving nicely in a system of systems – harmonising with the environment
chapterposted on 2015-05-15, 13:04 authored by Michael HenshawMichael Henshaw, Carys Siemieniuch, Murray Sinclair
Systems of Systems (SoS) Engineering has emerged as an important area of study; as the interconnectedness of systems rapidly increases, new challenges are arising that are of global impact. A major difficulty in SoS is that individual systems operators tend to maximize the performance of their own systems at the expense of the overall performance of the SoS. In this chapter a set of global drivers for encouraging “nice behavior” are identified. The results of a European project to identify a strategic research agenda in SoS are presented and the relationships of the research themes to the global drivers are explained.
European Commission (Grant number 287593)
- Mechanical, Electrical and Manufacturing Engineering
Published inStudies in Systems, Decision and Control
Pages175 - 192 (17)
CitationHENSHAW, M., SIEMIENIUCH, C. and SINCLAIR, M., 2015. Behaving nicely in a system of systems – harmonising with the environment. IN: El-Osery, A., Prevost, J., (eds). Control and Systems Engineering – a report on four decades of contributions, pp. 175 - 192
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Book seriesStudies in Systems, Decision and Control;Vol 27