Cyber-physical systems are a kind of emerging large-scale distributed systems. The newly systems combine computing capacity, communication technology with control in a collaborative manner, and are considered as the next generation of engineered systems. With many sensors scatted spatially, a high volume of data is generated. In order to store and process the data, using cloud computing technology in CPS becomes a natural choice. In the paper we survey recent CPS researches related to cloud computing. We firstly examine the works using CPS approach to model data centers. Then we briefly survey cloud-based CPS applications from two perspectives: intelligence transportation system and smart grid. This paper helps the researchers to get a quick overview of cloud-related CPS studies.
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