Bowen Zheng

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The safety of real-time embedded systems relies on both functional and timing correctness. On the timing side, real-time constraints are set on task executions, and missing them may lead to system failure. On the functional side, soft errors have become a major concern. Various soft error tolerance strategies are proposed for soft error detection and(More)
Cyber-security has emerged as a pressing issue for transportation systems. Studies have shown that attackers can attack modern vehicles from a variety of interfaces and gain access to the most safety-critical components. Such threats become even broader and more challenging with the emergence of vehicle-to-vehicle (V2V) and vehicle-to-infrastructure (V2I)(More)
Demand response (DR) is an effective mechanism in improving power system efficiency and reducing energy cost for customers. However, DR processes might be vulnerable to cyber attacks from the usage of advanced metering infrastructure and wide-area network to exchange information. In this paper, we study potential attacks for a proactive demand participation(More)
In this article, we address both security and safety requirements and solve security-aware design problems for the controller area network (CAN) protocol and time division multiple access (TDMA)-based protocols. To provide insights and guidelines for other similar security problems with limited resources and strict timing constraints, we propose a general(More)
In this article, we propose a new lifetime task optimization technique for real-time embedded processors considering the electromigration-induced reliability. The new approach is based on a recently proposed physics-based electromigration (EM) model for more accurate EM assessment of a power grid network at the chip level. We apply the dynamic voltage and(More)
Although entities are named under some specific rules, the amount of various names makes it impossible for computers to detect these entities in a context because of the complex variety of the rules. If we can create a rule that can be easily identified by computers to detect these names automatically, it will substantially reduce our cost, save our time as(More)
BACKGROUND Anti-N-methyl-D-aspartate receptor (NMDAR) encephalitis is a clinically heterogeneous disorder characterized by epileptic seizures, psychosis, dyskinesia, consciousness impairments, and autonomic instability. Symptoms are always various. Sometimes it presents in milder or incomplete forms. We report 4 cases of anti-NMDAR encephalitis with(More)
Next-generation autonomous and semi-autonomous vehicles will not only precept the environment with their own sensors, but also communicate with other vehicles and surrounding infrastructures for vehicle safety and transportation efficiency. The design, analysis and validation of various vehicle-to-vehicle (V2V) and vehicle-to-infrastructure (V2I)(More)