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Higher Intelligence in Embedded Systems Design and Operation: A research and development proposal
Pieter J. Mosterman
Date: June 19, 2001
Models are used in systems engineering
for knowledge representation, structured analysis,
and to bridge conceptual differences between
domains, e.g., to facilitate hardware/software co-design.
with the advent of ubiquitous computing,
model-based applications, e.g., in control, diagnosis, and maintenance,
will become pervasive and
ultimately become as proliferated as embedded computing power.
To handle the multitude of formalisms for model design and analysis
and to combine and relate these, the emerging field of
computer automated multi-paradigm
modeling relies on the notion of meta-modeling, i.e.,
modeling the model.
When extended with sophisticated model transformation facilities,
the multi-paradigm modeling
notions can thus be exploited further to facilitate a suite of
technologies and applications that implement
a form of higher intelligence.
Pieter Mosterman ER