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Two COOJA plugins and manuals have been published to integrate the TWIST testbed in COOJA and to take checkpoints and perform rollbacks both in TWIST and COOJA.
The 4th International Workshop on Networks of Cooperating Objects for Smart Cities 2013 (CONET/UBICITEC 2013), colocated with CPSWeek 2013, accepts submissions until January 28th, 2013.
The 19th CONET newsletter has been published. You can read on Virtual Organizations for Multi-Model Based Embedded Systems and on the UvA Bird Tracking System.
Instituto Superior de Engenharia do Porto (ISEP), Portugal
CISTER (www.cister.isep.ipp.pt) is a top-ranked Portuguese Research Unit based at the School of Engineering of the Polytechnic Institute of Porto (ISEP), Portugal. The Unit focuses its activity in the analysis, design and implementation of real-time and dependable computing systems and has become one of the leading European research units in the area. The CISTER Research Unit has been contributing with seminal research works in a number of subjects, such as real-time communication networks and protocols, wireless sensor networks, real-time programming paradigms and operating systems, distributed embedded real-time systems; cooperative computing and QoS-aware applications, scheduling and schedulability analysis (including multiprocessor systems) and cyber-physical systems. CISTER senior researchers have been consistently publishing and participating in the most reputed scientific events in the concerned scientific areas, as PC Chairs, General Chairs, PC members, Track Chairs, WiP Chairs, Industry Chairs or Publicity Chairs. We highlight the following series of top-ranked scientific events: RTSS, ECRTS, RTAS, RTCSA, ICDCS, EMSOFT, SRDS or OPODIS. The Unit has been actively and consistently involved in relevant industry driven EU projects and recently engaged a long-term (2007-2011) research framework on "Networked Sensor, Communication and Decision Systems" with the Carnegie-Mellon University (CMU).
Eduardo Tovar was born in 1967 and has a PhD degree (1999) in Electrical and Computer Engineering from the University of Porto, Portugal. He is Professor at ISEP and Director of the CISTER Research Unit, a top-rated ("Excellent") unit of the Portuguese network of research units. His main areas of interest are real-time and distributed embedded systems and wireless sensor networks. He has been serving in the TPC of top-ranked conferences and journals and co-authored over 100 papers.
Mário Alves was born in 1968 and has a PhD Degree (2003) in Electrical and Computer Engineering from the University of Porto, Portugal. He is Professor at ISEP and a Research Associate at CISTER. His research interests are devoted to supporting real-time and reliable communications in large-scale critical embedded computing applications. He is leading the ART-WiSe research framework.
Björn Andersson was born in 1974 and has a PhD degree (2003) in Computer Engineering from the Chalmers University of Technology, Sweden. Currently he is a Research Associate at CISTER, focusing on sensor networks, cyber-physical systems, real-time scheduling/communication and data aggregation. He has been in the TPC of top scientific events (RTSS, RTCSA, OPODIS) and co-authored over 30 papers.
Luis Miguel Pinho was born in 1971 and has a PhD degree (2001) in Electrical and Computer Engineering from the University of Porto, Portugal. He is Professor at ISEP and a Research Associate at CISTER. His main research interests are on real-time programming languages and operating systems, QoS-aware middleware and collaborative computing. He has co-authored more than 50 papers.
Anis Koubaa was born in 1977 and has a PhD Degree (2004) in Computer Science from the National Polytechnic Institute of Lorraine (INPL), France. Currently he is a Professor at the Riyadh University and a Research Associate at CISTER. He is addressing real-time communications in wireless sensor networks, under the ART-WiSe research framework. He has published more than 25 scientific papers.