ANALYSIS OF PROSPECTS AND OPPORTUNITIES OF CYBER-PHYSICAL SYSTEMS EDUCATION
Keywords:education, cyber-physical systems, Industry 4.0
The readiness for digital transformation of industry is highly dependent from the existence of enough ICT experts with profiles to industrial applications and cyber-physical systems as well as the widespread promotion and application of existing industry standards and practices in the domain of Industry 4.0. The raising of the digital readiness index for the industry requires the development of educational and scientific initiatives in order to create capacity for institutional and organizational acceptance of the requirements and prerequisites of Industry 4.0 as well the creation of pilot projects and demonstration installations for the purpose of visualizing and presenting good practices. This paper analyses prospects and opportunities of Cyber-physical system education in order to prepare well-trained and capable specialists for Industry 4.0. Some good practices in this area are outlined. Ideas for building the foundation of the training as well as the organization of the laboratory practice are presented.
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