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Universal Cyber-Physical Systems Environment for Federation (UCEF)

Metadata Updated: July 29, 2022

Internet of Things (IoT) is comprised of interacting networks of physical, computational, and human components that coordinate to fulfill time-sensitive functions in their environment. The development of these systems spans all industrial sectors and demands collaborative effort between research and development teams from multiple institutions. Realizing the full potential of IoT requires interoperability between heterogeneous systems and development processes supported by robust platforms for experimentation and testing across domains. Meanwhile, current design and management approaches for these systems are domain-specific and would benefit from a more universally applicable approach.The National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) and its partner, the Institute for Software Integrated Systems at Vanderbilt University, have developed a collaborative experiment development environment that integrates best-of-breed tools including programming languages, network simulators, simulation platforms, hardware in the loop, and others. This environment integrates these tools into a standardized communications protocol, IEEE Standard 1516 High Level Architecture (HLA), and provides a graphical modeling language where simulators can easily be configured into different experimental configurations. Its code generation capabilities transform these simple models into executable simulations and code pre-configured to communicate using the standardized HLA services. This environment is called the Universal CPS Environment for Federation (UCEF). UCEF is distributed as a portable, self-contained Ubuntu Virtual Machine which allows it to run on any computational platform.

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Public: This dataset is intended for public access and use. License: See this page for license information.

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References

https://doi.org/10.6028/NIST.SP.1900-101
https://doi.org/10.1109/DESTION50928.2020.00008

Dates

Metadata Created Date July 29, 2022
Metadata Updated Date July 29, 2022
Data Update Frequency R/P1Y

Metadata Source

Harvested from NIST

Additional Metadata

Resource Type Dataset
Metadata Created Date July 29, 2022
Metadata Updated Date July 29, 2022
Publisher National Institute of Standards and Technology
Maintainer
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Language en
Data Last Modified 2022-02-05 00:00:00
Category Information Technology:Internet of Things, Information Technology:Cyber-physical systems
Public Access Level public
Data Update Frequency R/P1Y
Bureau Code 006:55
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Harvest Source Id 74e175d9-66b3-4323-ac98-e2a90eeb93c0
Harvest Source Title NIST
License https://www.nist.gov/open/license
Program Code 006:045
Related Documents https://doi.org/10.6028/NIST.SP.1900-101, https://doi.org/10.1109/DESTION50928.2020.00008
Source Datajson Identifier True
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