Cyber-physical systems: Enabling a smart and connected world

Cyber-physical systems Cyber-physical systems integrate sensing, computation, control and networking into physical objects and infrastructure, connecting them to the Internet and to each other. NSF is a leader in supporting advances in the fundamental knowledge and tools to make cyber-physical systems a reality. More at http://www.nsf.gov/news/special_reports/cyber-physical/?WT.mc_id=USNSF_51
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