Towards Modelling 5G Communication in Software Architectures of Vehicular CPS


  • Zenepe Satka School of Innovation, Design, and Engineering, Mälardalen University
  • Saad Mubeen School of Innovation, Design, and Engineering, Mälardalen University
  • Mohammad Ashjaei School of Innovation, Design, and Engineering, Mälardalen University
  • John Lundbäck Mastering Software Complexity, Arcticus Systems


Advanced vehicular Cyber Physical System (CPS) applications like autonomous quarries require high-bandwidth and low-latency communication among the vehicles and their control centers. 5G offers a promising solution to meet these communication requirements. One of the core challenges is how to model and timing analyze distributed software architectures of these large and complex systems that utilize 5G communication. To the best of our knowledge, there is no existing modelling language or a component model that models distributed software architectures of CPS that use 5G communication. In this paper, we take the first step in addressing this gap by proposing extensions to an existing industrial component model for vehicular systems, namely RCM, to support modelling of 5G communication in the distributed software architectures.


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