Age of Information for Actuation Update in Real-Time Wireless Control Systems

Chang, Bo, Li, Emma, Zhao, Guodong, Meng, Zhen, Imran, Muhammad Ali and Chen, Zhi (2021) Age of Information for Actuation Update in Real-Time Wireless Control Systems. In: IEEE INFOCOM 2020 - IEEE Conference on Computer Communications Workshops (INFOCOM WKSHPS). IEEE, Piscataway, pp. 26-30. ISBN 9781728186962, 9781728186955

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In this paper, we introduce a generalized definition of age of information (AoI) for actuation update in real-time wireless control systems. In such a system, a general queueing model, i.e., M/M/1/1 queueing model, is used to describe the actuation update, in which the sampling packets arrive at the remote controller following the Poisson process, the process from the controller to the actuator follows the exponential distribution, and the actuation intends to update at the actuator at the predictive time. Then, the initial time of the AoI for the new actuation update is the predictive time for the latest update, which is significantly different from the traditional calculation in status update. By the relationship between communication time from the controller to the actuator and predictive time, the AoI calculation falls into two cases, where the conventional AoI in status update is a specific case in this paper. Simulation results show the performance of our method.

Item Type: Book Section
Subjects: G400 Computer Science
G900 Others in Mathematical and Computing Sciences
Department: Faculties > Engineering and Environment > Mathematics, Physics and Electrical Engineering
Depositing User: John Coen
Date Deposited: 05 Mar 2021 08:58
Last Modified: 31 Jul 2021 15:18

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