TT 10 - Factory automation and communication systems

Track Chairs

Wolfgang Kastner, TU Wien, Austria and  Carlos Pereira, Federal University of Rio Grande do SuI, Brazil and  Martin Wollschlager, TU Dresden, Germany

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In response to current trends of the Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT), Track 10 covers various aspects of relevance for factory automation and communication systems. Besides topics related to industrial communication (safety and security) and innovative systems architectures bridging operational technology and information technology, specific focus of the track is put on suitable means of examining large and varied data sets originating from automated manufacturing systems as well as novel solutions leveraging the engineering of future automation systems.

Topics under this track include (but not limited to)

  • Automated manufacturing systems
  • Distributed planning and control of industrial systems
  • Security analysis and privacy enforcement in factory automation
  • Service-oriented architectures in factory automation
  • Edge, fog and cloud computing for factory automation
  • Big data and data mining in factory automation
  • Industrial communication systems (wired/wireless)
  • Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT) in Factory Automation
  • Communication in Industry 4.0
  • IT/OT convergence
  • Remote configuration and network management
  • Critical and real time solutions for factory automation and communication systems

Track Committee

  • Barata José, UNINOVA , Portugal
  • Becker Leandro Buss, UFSC, Brazil
  • Diedrich Christian, ifak, Germany
  • Denzler Patrick, TU Wien, Austria
  • Etz Dieter TU Wien, Austria
  • Hancke Gerhard, CityU, Hong Kong
  • Hansson Hans, Mälardalen University, Sweden
  • Harrison Robert, University of Warwick, UK
  • Schöberl Martin, DTU, Denmark
  • Steiner Wilfried, TTTech, Austria
  • Treytl Albert, DUK, Austria
  • Trsek Henning, iniT, Germany