Volume 7 Number 5 (May. 2012)
Home > Archive > 2012 > Volume 7 Number 5 (May. 2012) >
JSW 2012 Vol.7(5): 1083-1093 ISSN: 1796-217X
doi: 10.4304/jsw.7.5.1083-1093

Aspect-Oriented QoS Modeling for Cyber- Physical Systems

Lichen Zhang
Guangdong University of Technology, Guangzhou, China

Abstract—Cyber-physical systems (CPSs) are physical and engineered systems whose operations are monitored. Cyberphysical systems having quality-of-service (QoS) requirements driven by the dynamics of the physical environment in which they operate, the description, control, management, consultation and guarantee of QoS are very complex and challenging work, Quality of Service(QoS) is directly related to system's performance. This paper proposes an aspect-oriented QoS modeling method based on UML and formal methods. We use an aspect-oriented profile by the UML meta-model extension, and model the crosscutting concerns by this profile. In this paper, we build the aspect-oriented model for specifying Quality of Service (QoS) based on the combination of UML and RTL. We believe that the two types of notation, graphical (semiformal) and, respectively, formal, can efficiently complement each other and provide the basis for an aspectoriented specification approach that can be both rigorous and practical for QoS modeling. Two examples depict how aspect-oriented methods can be used during QoS analysis and design process.

Index Terms—QoS, Cyber Physical systems, Aspect-Oriented


Cite: Lichen Zhang, "Aspect-Oriented QoS Modeling for Cyber- Physical Systems," Journal of Software vol. 7, no. 5, pp. 1083-1093, 2012.

General Information

ISSN: 1796-217X (Online)
Frequency:  Bimonthly (Since 2020)
Editor-in-Chief: Prof. Antanas Verikas
Executive Editor: Ms. Yoyo Y. Zhou
Abstracting/ Indexing: DBLP, EBSCO, Google Scholar, ProQuest, INSPEC(IET), ULRICH's Periodicals Directory, WorldCat, etc
E-mail: jsw@iap.org
  • Apr 26, 2021 News!

    Vol 14, No 4- Vol 14, No 12 has been indexed by IET-(Inspec)     [Click]

  • Jun 22, 2020 News!

    Papers published in JSW Vol 14, No 1- Vol 15 No 4 have been indexed by DBLP     [Click]

  • Sep 13, 2021 News!

    The papers published in Vol 16, No 6 have all received dois from Crossref    [Click]

  • Jan 28, 2021 News!

    [CFP] 2021 the annual meeting of JSW Editorial Board, ICCSM 2021, will be held in Rome, Italy, July 21-23, 2021   [Click]

  • Sep 13, 2021 News!

    Vol 16, No 6 has been published with online version     [Click]