When studing my 5th year of my Telecomunications degree, I did my thesis “Development of an Agent Oriented Control Application to a Railway Model” about distributed computing in real time using an Artificial Intelligence methodology (Agent Oriented Programming.)
You can find it here: IAS_ThesisPaper
You can see a short video of the thesis presentation here.
I was using a huge railway model at the usiversity to create the thesis. This is a map of it:
If you are interested in the two full videos showing the railway model in action here they are: