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IEEE/CAA Journal of Automatica Sinica

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Yongsong Wei and Shaoyuan Li, "Water Supply Networks as Cyber-physical Systems and Controllability Analysis," IEEE/CAA J. of Autom. Sinica, vol. 2, no. 3, pp. 313-319, 2015.
Citation: Yongsong Wei and Shaoyuan Li, "Water Supply Networks as Cyber-physical Systems and Controllability Analysis," IEEE/CAA J. of Autom. Sinica, vol. 2, no. 3, pp. 313-319, 2015.

Water Supply Networks as Cyber-physical Systems and Controllability Analysis


This work was supported by National Natural Science Foundation of China (612 33004, 61221003, 61374109, 61104091, 61304078, 61473184), National Basic Research Program of China (973 Program) (2013CB035500), the International Cooperation Program of Shanghai Science and Technology Commission (12230709600), the Higher Education Research Fund for the Doctoral Program of China (20120073130006, 20110073110018), and the China Postdoctoral Science Foundation (2013M540364).

  • Cyber-physical systems (CPS) is a system of systems which consists of many subsystems that can stand alone in an individual manner and can be taken as a typical complex network. CPS can be applied in the critical infrastructures such as water supply networks, energy supply systems, and so on. In this paper, we analyze the structure of modern city water supply networks from the view of CPS theory. we use complex network theory to build an undirected and unweighted complex network model for the water supply networks to investigate the structural properties, and present the structure of the water supply networks and detect communities by a spectral analysis of the Laplacian matrix. Then, we analyze the structure and controllability of water supply networks by the structural controllability method. The results show the feasibility and effectiveness of the proposed complex network model.


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