CONIC: an integrated approach to distributed computer control systems

  title={CONIC: an integrated approach to distributed computer control systems},
  author={Jeff Kramer and Jeff Magee and Morris Sloman and Andrew M. Lister},
Distributed computer control systems (DCCS) have a number of potential advantages over centralised systems, especially where the application is itself physically distributed. A computer station can be placed close to the plant being controlled, and a communications network used to enable the stations to communicate to co-ordinate their actions. However, the software must be carefully designed to exploit the potential advantages of distribution. In the paper, the CONIC architecture for DCCS is… 

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