Track 1 - Information Technology in Automation

Track Chairs

Alois Zoitl, Johannes Kepler University

Alois Zoitl

Johannes Kepler University, Austria
Wolfgang Kastner, Technical University of Wien

Wolfgang Kastner

Technical University of Wien, Austria

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The track is focused on the development, adoption and application of Information Technology for automation systems.

Topics under this track include (but not limited to)

  • IT Modeling Techniques for Automation Systems
  • Model Driven Development and Model Based Engineering in Automation and Mechatronic Systems
  • Data Modeling along the Plant Life Cycle
  • Domain Specific Modeling and Programming Languages
  • Knowledge‐Based Systems, Ontologies and Semantic Web in the Engineering of Automation Systems
  • IT System Architecture Techniques in Automation Systems
  • Vertical Integration, Integration with MES and ERP Systems, IT/OT Convergence
  • Industrial Internet of Things
  • Energy Management in and by Automated Systems
  • Engineering Methods for Distributed Automation Systems and Cyber‐Physical (Production) Systems
  • Software Reuse, Software Product Lines and other Software Engineering Methods in Automation
  • Dynamically Reconfigurable, Adaptive and Emergent Automation
  • Software/Systems
  • Security and Safety in Factory, Home and Building Automation
  • Case Studies and Application Reports on these Topics