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When Nov 5, 2018 - Nov 8, 2018
Where Leuven, Belgium
Submission Deadline Aug 23, 2018
Notification Due Oct 1, 2018
Final Version Due Oct 12, 2018
Categories    cyber physical systems   decision making   data mining   formal methods

Call For Papers

Industry 4.0 is the new generation of manufacturing systems called Cyber-Physical Production Systems (CPPS) that are able to face the current economic and societal challenges. Its implementation is based on a set of new manufacturing technologies (IoT and Industrial IoT, Robotics and Cobotics, Augmented/Virtual Reality, Additive Manufacturing, Cloud Manufacturing …), data collection, storage and analysis, and digital twin (Digital Factory, Simulation and Decision Tools …). In general, CPPS are complex due to the composition and the combination of the system’s components: digital, software, and physical elements. The physical parts are connected to a network, which is controlled by software components or, sometimes, manually. Examples of such systems can be found in manufactories, avionics, automotive systems, nuclear power plants, etc.

Interoperability, safety, reliability, maintenance and security aspects of CPPS is challenging due to the inherent complexity of CPPS. Moreover, it is not sufficient to ascertain one aspect of the individual components in isolation: faults and threats in CPPS systems could also be due to the interaction between the physical, digital and software parts of CPPS. Therefore, the system must be studied as a whole, which sets this emerging discipline apart from these individually established fields. CPPS-2018 event provides a platform for professionals from academia, government, and industry to discuss how to address the increasing issues and challenges facing CPPS.


CPPS-2018 invites submissions discussing the employment of data-driven, model-based, and statistical approaches in CPPS. Topics of either theoretical, empirical or applied interest include, but are not limited to:

• Modeling CPPS (formal models, UML, SysML, ADAAL, etc).
• Formal methods for CPPS (abstraction, compositional verification, model checking, theorem proving, simulation, testing, etc)
• Decision making process in CPPS
• IoT architecture and protocol for CPPS
• Design safe, reliable, and secure CPPS
• Data collection, extraction and analysis in CPPS
• Safety, reliability, and Risk analysis techniques for CPPS
• Threat modeling for CPPS
• Security requirements specification, Security policies and access control for CPPS
• Human aspects and robot interactions in CPPS
• Case studies, tools, and experimental results for CPPS

Program committee (Initial list):

• Abdelaziz Khaled (GeantSoft, Fr)
• Abdelwahab Hamou-Lhadj (Concordia Unversity, CA)
• Amel Bennaceur (The Open University,UK)
• Antoine Rollet (University of Bordeaux, Fr)
• Baudry David (CESI / LINEACT, Fr)
• Bouziane Brik (University of Laghouat, Dz)
• Flavio Oquendo (IRISA (UMR CNRS) - Univ. Bretagne-Sud (UBS), Fr)
• GilesReger (The University of Manchester, UK)
• Hao Wu National (University of Ireland, Ir)
• Khadidja Chaib'Draa (University of Luxembourg, Lu)
• Philippe Palanque (ICS-IRIT, University Toulouse 3, Fr)
• Samiha Ayed (Telecom Bretagne,Fr)
• Thierry Lecomte (ClearSy, Fr)

Organizing committee:

• Garcia David (CESI / LINEACT, Fr)
• Messaadia Mourad (CESI / LINEACT, Fr)
• Nouha Sghaier (CESI LINEACT, Fr)
• SahnounM'Hammed (CESI / LINEACT, Fr)
• Samir Ouchani (CESI / LINEACT, Fr)

Submissions & Publications:

Authors are invited to submit non-anonymized papers in English presenting original and unpublished research. At least one author of each accepted paper will be required to present the work at CPPS-2018. All papers accepted for the workshop will be included in the EUSPN-2018 proceedings and published by Elsevier. The authors must follow Elsevier guidelines provided at EUSPN-2018 website. The number of pages for workshop papers is limited to 6 pages. Selected outstanding papers presented at the workshop, after further revision, will be considered for publication in special issues of selected journals.

Authors should submit their contributions, electronically in PDF format (

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