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Modeling, Analysis, and Efficient Resource Allocation in Cyber-Physical Systems and Critical Infrastructure Networks

Abstract The critical infrastructures of the nation are a large and complex network of human, physical and cyber-physical systems. In recent times, it has become increasingly apparent that individual critical infrastructures, such as the power and communication networks, do not operate in isolation, but instead are part of a complex interdependent ecosystem where a failure involving a small set of network entities can trigger a cascading event resulting in the failure of a much larger set of entities through the failure propagation process.

Recognizing the need for a deeper understanding of the interdependent relationships between such critical infrastructures, several models have been proposed and analyzed in the last few years. However, most of t... (more)
Created Date 2016
Contributor Das, Arun (Author) / Sen, Arunabha (Advisor) / Xue, Guoliang (Committee member) / Fainekos, Georgios (Committee member) / Qiao, Chunming (Committee member) / Arizona State University (Publisher)
Subject Computer science / Critical Infrastructure Networks / Mobile Data Mule Path Planning / Network Planning and Management Tool / Power Communication Interdependent Networks / RFID Tag and Reader Path Planning / Spatially Correlated Faults
Type Doctoral Dissertation
Extent 127 pages
Language English
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Note Doctoral Dissertation Computer Science 2016
Collaborating Institutions Graduate College / ASU Library
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