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module properties Discrete Event Systems in degree program Master Elektrotechnik und Informationstechnik 2014 (AST)
module number200089
examination number2200751
departmentDepartment of Computer Science and Automation
ID of group 2211 (Automation Engineering)
module leaderProf. Dr. Yuri Shardt
term summer term only
credit points5
on-campus program (h)45
self-study (h)105
obligationelective module
examwritten examination performance, 120 minutes
details of the certificate
signup details for alternative examinations
maximum number of participants
previous knowledge and experienceFoundational knowledge in mathematics and control theory
learning outcomeBy the end of this course, students should be able
to describe and analyze important properties of
discrete-event systems in the form of automata; to design simple supervisors for typical closed-loop
system specifications; and to reduce the complexity of the design task, using modular and decentralized as
well as hierarchical design methods. Furthermore, the students should have learnt how to develop and implement solutions that require the analysis and control of automata for real-world problems. They should have learnt to constructively take criticism and implement comments and suggestions from their instructors and fellow students.
contentThe course will cover:

· Features of event-driven processes

· Formal languages and automata

· Automaton features

· The concept of supervisory control

· Controllability and blocking of automata

· Minimally restrictive supervisor design · Modular
and decentralized approaches

· Hierarchical design procedures
media of instruction

Presentations, Course notes, and Whiteboard lectures

literature / references· C. Cassandras, S. Lafortune, Introduction to Discrete
Event Systems, Springer, 2008.

F. Puente Le?on, U. Kiencke, Ereignisdiskrete Systeme: Modellierung und
Steuerung verteilter Systeme, Oldenbourg, 2013.
evaluation of teaching