Journal article

Self-organizing agent communities for autonomic resource management

Mariusz Jacyno, Seth Bullock, Nicholas Geard, Terry R Payne, Michael Luck

Adaptive Behavior | SAGE PUBLICATIONS LTD | Published : 2013

Abstract

The autonomic computing paradigm addresses the operational challenges presented by increasingly complex software systems by proposing that they be composed of many autonomous components, each responsible for the runtime reconfiguration of its own dedicated hardware and software components. Consequently, regulation of the whole software system becomes an emergent property of local adaptation and learning carried out by these autonomous system elements. Designing appropriate local adaptation policies for the components of such systems remains a major challenge. This is particularly true where the system's scale and dynamism compromise the efficiency of a central executive and/or prevent compon..

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