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A survey of methods and approaches for reliable dynamic service compositions

Anne Immonen, Daniel Pakkala
2014 Service Oriented Computing and Applications  
An increasing amount of today's software systems is developed by dynamically composing available atomic services to form a single service that responds to consumers' demand.  ...  We perform a literature survey of existing methods and approaches for reliable composite services to find out how they match with the criteria of our framework.  ...  Thangavel and Palanisamy [115] suggest a dynamic Web service discovery framework with QoS support, in which a reputation manager assigns reputation scores to the services based on customer feedback on  ... 
doi:10.1007/s11761-013-0153-3 fatcat:ls2i6odo4zcf7lsz26syjbgsee

The Dynamics of Rivalry

Kim Warren
1999 Business Strategy Review  
Firms face a constant challenge to understand and manage competition over time: what to do when and how much, for how long, and with what expected effect.  ...  Just three forms of rivalry capture the dynamics of these processes: developing potential customers, capturing rivals' customers and competing for sales to shared customers.  ...  The low-cost car manufacturers lack many of the strategic resources needed to attack Mercedes' market -product attributes, dealership quality, reputation and the current customer-base itself.  ... 
doi:10.1111/1467-8616.00118 fatcat:jx55e6iakvbmrm5kgy57wzwf2y

Efficient change management in long-term composed services

Xumin Liu, Athman Bouguettaya, Qi Yu, Zaki Malik
2010 Service Oriented Computing and Applications  
In the first phase, reputation is used as a trust mechanism to weed out those Web services that do not exhibit acceptable reputation.  ...  We propose a framework where managing changes in LCSs is modeled as a dual service query optimization process.  ...  This work then introduces a Modeling Language to support Dynamic Evolution within Workflow System (ML-DEWS).  ... 
doi:10.1007/s11761-010-0074-3 fatcat:4hanwpgkcbcxbm2di7tp6ums3e

Special issue for the twentieth edition of the workshop 'From objects to agents'

Matteo Baldoni, Federico Bergenti, Stefania Monica, Giuseppe Vizzari, Matteo Baldoni, Federico Bergenti, Stefania Monica, Giuseppe Vizzari
2020 Intelligenza Artificiale  
The sixth paper of the special issue extends [6] , and it proposes a reputation-based framework to support dynamic car-pooling.  ...  In this context, car-pooling is an interesting car-based alternative to satisfy the individual mobility demand by optimizing the car loading factor with respect to the number of passengers, provided that  ... 
doi:10.3233/ia-200062 fatcat:j3o62yw3wnbjbjlnv2ezhpicvm

Toward autonomic web services trust and selection

E. Michael Maximilien, Munindar P. Singh
2004 Proceedings of the 2nd international conference on Service oriented computing - ICSOC '04  
Consequently, our approach enables applications to be dynamically configured at runtime in a manner that continually adapts to the preferences of the participants.  ...  We propose a multiagent approach that naturally provides a solution to the selection problem.  ...  While WSLA solves some of the problems to guarantee quality levels, it lacks support for dynamism as required for a truly open environment.  ... 
doi:10.1145/1035167.1035198 dblp:conf/icsoc/MaximilienS04 fatcat:2tvwtsjkdzdtnnxq3xqsjg4hpi

The roles of users in electric, shared and automated mobility transitions

Jonn Axsen, Benjamin K. Sovacool
2019 Transportation Research Part D: Transport and Environment  
The Special Issue examines a range of cases, including plug-in electric vehicles, car-share and bike-share programs, ride-hailing and automated vehicles.  ...  A B S T R A C T This paper synthesizes insights from 19 peer-reviewed articles published in this Special Issue on the roles of users in electric, shared and automated mobility.  ...  of a Vehicle-to-Grid Transition in Northern Europe."  ... 
doi:10.1016/j.trd.2019.02.012 fatcat:u56dv2x4anczdpkgogvb35pyki

IEEE Access Special Section Editorial: Trusted Computing

Zheng Yan, Venu Govindaraju, Qinghua Zheng, Yan Wang
2020 IEEE Access  
of soybean straw biomass based on CARS.''  ...  In C-RAN, VOLUME 8, 2020 the information of Base Stations (BS) resides in a centralized Virtual BS (VBS) pool.  ... 
doi:10.1109/access.2020.2969768 fatcat:il5i7ofsbrdgho6m6roodlrqsy

Multi-agent simulation of individual mobility behavior in carpooling

Stéphane Galland, Luk Knapen, Ansar-Ul-Haque Yasar, Nicolas Gaud, Davy Janssens, Olivier Lamotte, Abderrafiaa Koukam, Geert Wets
2014 Transportation Research Part C: Emerging Technologies  
In this paper, we present a conceptual design of an agent-based model (ABM) for the carpooling a that serves as a proof of concept.  ...  We developed a prototype of our agent-based carpooling application based on the work presented in this paper and carried out a validation study of our results with real data collected in Flanders, Belgium  ...  The JANUS platform provides an environment model able to support the displacements of the cars on the roads (Galland et al., 2009) .  ... 
doi:10.1016/j.trc.2013.12.012 fatcat:vqg7wbtmfzh4retfirvvlyj2si

Is Corporate Political Activity an Investment or Agency? An Application of System GMM Approach

Woon Leong Lin
2019 Administrative Sciences  
This study offers a quite distinctive viewpoint with respect to the link between CPA and FP as regards the corporate reputation perspective.  ...  This study also argues that corporate reputation moderates the effect of CPA on the FP and the analysis supports the argument.  ...  Figure 1 . 1 Theoretical Framework. Figure 1 . 1 Theoretical Framework. dynamic panel system GMM estimations and Roodman (2009)-Stata xtabond2 command.  ... 
doi:10.3390/admsci9010005 fatcat:bxvibkwcircttewo27vqnhstiy

Trust and Reputation Management in Web-based Social Network [chapter]

Touhid Bhuiyan, Audun Josang, Yue Xu
2010 Web Intelligence and Intelligent Agents  
Xiong (Xiong, 2005) also proposed a decentralized reputation based trust supporting framework called PeerTrust for P2P environment.  ...  Dimitrakos (Dimitrakos, 2003) presented and analysed a serviceoriented trust management framework based on the integration of role-based modelling and risk assessment in order to support trust management  ...  to populate an open computational environment with autonomous hypothetical reasoning, and from dynamic health portal to measuring information quality, correctness, and readability from the web.  ... 
doi:10.5772/8375 fatcat:llhbmefwwzddzhk6hejfwx366a

Integration vs fragmentation: alternative tactics of local mobility businesses in response to a global wave of market disruptions

Vassilen Iotzov, Fabio Cartolano, Gennaro Ciccarelli, Timothy Durant, Andrea Emilio Rizzoli
2018 Zenodo  
This process was centered around a service model deployed by the SocialCar platform, providing planning and booking services for multimodal trips, combining collective transport modes with community-based  ...  Local consultation events were held in ten European cities where stakeholders were asked to assess four potential deployment scenarios enabled by the SocialCar service model.  ...  Its task is to distribute potential concurrent requests for seats on carpooling vehicles and if needed, to dynamically assign travellers to car poolers, adding stops on a car pooling route.  ... 
doi:10.5281/zenodo.1487548 fatcat:famurptbj5h47ny66z6y7hdwue

Reputation and Investor Activism: A Structural Approach

Travis L. Johnson, McCombs School of Business, The University of Texas at Austin, Nathan Swem, Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System
2020 Finance and Economics Discussion Series  
We measure the impact of reputation for proxy fighting on investor activism by estimating a dynamic model in which activists engage a sequence of target firms.  ...  Our estimates indicate these reputation effects combine to nearly double the value activism adds for target shareholders.  ...  To support this claim, we estimate a dynamic model in which activists engage target firms in a series of campaign opportunities.  ... 
doi:10.17016/feds.2017.036r1 fatcat:yvqnel3t4bbilfto5gp3mznkcy

A Blockchain-based Service Provider Validation and Verification Framework for Healthcare Virtual Organization

Hoger Mahmud Hussen
2018 UHD Journal of Science and Technology  
The framework is specific to healthcare systems developed based on Virtual Breeding Environment and Virtual Organization.  ...  In this paper we propose a conceptual framework using blochchain technology to address the health care provider and record verification and validation issue.  ...  car accident.  ... 
doi:10.21928/uhdjst.v2n2y2018.pp24-31 fatcat:q4urjdiikbgs5nafcxfvwidbcq

Querying in Packs: Trustworthy Data Management in Ad Hoc Networks

Anand Patwardhan, Filip Perich, Anupam Joshi, Tim Finin, Yelena Yesha
2006 International Journal of Wireless Information Networks  
We describe a trust-based data management framework enabling mobile devices to access the distributed computation, storage, and sensory resources available in pervasive computing environments.  ...  The framework is based on a pack formation mechanism that enables collaborative peer interactions using context information and landmarks.  ...  pooling.  ... 
doi:10.1007/s10776-006-0040-3 fatcat:nnfhqsxagvgqjl363ff2maxalu

A Multifaceted Approach to Modeling Agent Trust for Effective Communication in the Application of Mobile Ad Hoc Vehicular Networks

Umar Farooq Minhas, Jie Zhang, Thomas Tran, Robin Cohen
2011 IEEE Transactions on Systems Man and Cybernetics Part C (Applications and Reviews)  
However, a social network of agents may still emerge (for example, a commuter pool of agents).  ...  We develop a multi-faceted trust modeling approach that incorporates rolebased trust, experience-based trust, priority-based trust and majority-based trust and that is able to restrict the number of reports  ...  , and able to support system-level security.  ... 
doi:10.1109/tsmcc.2010.2084571 fatcat:dgtej6bglff7vb4pruavsom2ou
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