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Evolutionary Autonomous Networks

Paul Harvey, Alexandru Tatar, Pierre Imai, Leon Wong, Laurent Bringuier
2021 Journal of ICT Standardization  
We argue that only a holistic architecture based on hierarchies of hybrid learning, functional composition, and online experimental evaluation is expressive and capable enough to realise true autonomy  ...  In this paper we present our vision for the future of autonomous networking.  ...  For example, through a pre-configured mapping of high-level policies to low level actions an automated agent is told what actions to take to optimize an objective.  ... 
doi:10.13052/jicts2245-800x.927 fatcat:dsvrtxnyy5fy5cmicfs2olmyfy

Planning of Truck Platoons: A Literature Review and Directions for Future Research

Anirudh Kishore Bhoopalam, Niels Agatz, Rob A. Zuidwijk
2017 Social Science Research Network  
A truck platoon is a set of virtually linked trucks that drive closely behind one another using automated driving technology.  ...  To fully reap these benefits in the initial phases of technology deployment, careful planning of platoons based on trucks' itineraries and time schedules is required.  ...  Acknowledgements 765 We would like to thank Robbert Janssen and Emiel van Eijk (TNO), and Caspar Chorus (TU Delft) for their feedback and comments on earlier versions of the paper.  ... 
doi:10.2139/ssrn.2988195 fatcat:rvqggtqc4ngj5edv35tdotawba

Comparative study of distribution networks reconfiguration problem approaches

Ana Moura, Juliana Salvadorinho, Bárbara Soares, Joana Cordeiro
2020 Reserche operationelle  
This work presents a comparative study between different resolutions approaches applied to the problem of power distribution.  ...  As such, an analysis and categorization of the various problems and approaches is presented, with the main focus being on the analysis and minimization of energy losses in 33-bus systems.  ...  To deal with the various objectives, the authors resort to Pareto solutions that are later manipulated by a TOPSIS method for the final decision.  ... 
doi:10.1051/ro/2020075 fatcat:zijbi53vkrbx7fppsjnirrfx2u

Simulation and optimisation of intermodal barge transport networks

An Caris
2010 4OR  
Jourquin et al. (1999) combine a network model with GIS software to support strategic decisions of a network operator.  ...  Network operator At a strategic decision level a network operator has to plan the infrastructure of the intermodal network. This implies decisions regarding investments in links and nodes.  ...  A multi-start approach, assigning different values to the weights, is applied to find the best overall solution.  ... 
doi:10.1007/s10288-010-0142-8 fatcat:jeftvg33hvd37nj27snjus4p4i

Sea Container Terminals: New Technologies, OR Models, and Emerging Research Areas

Amir Hossein Gharehgozli, Debjit Roy, M. B. M. de Koster
2014 Social Science Research Network  
Container terminals should be able to handle large ships, with large call sizes within the shortest time possible, and at competitive rates.  ...  The focus of this paper is to highlight the recent developments in the container terminals, which can be categorized into three areas: (1) innovative container terminal technologies, (2) new OR directions  ...  Despite the importance of port security, only a handful of papers in the operations research-related literature of container terminal operations deal with the subject.  ... 
doi:10.2139/ssrn.2469175 fatcat:hfx2sb35drenborqwv5ayq63wa

A bi‐level model to optimize road networks for a mixture of manual and automated driving: An evolutionary local search algorithm

Bahman Madadi, Rob Nes, Maaike Snelder, Bart Arem
2019 Computer-Aided Civil and Infrastructure Engineering  
This paper presents a bi-level model to optimize automated-vehicle-friendly subnetworks in urban road networks and an efficient algorithm to solve the model, which is relevant for the transition period  ...  with vehicles of different automation levels.  ...  This necessitates a network design approach to decide which roads should be selected to facilitate AD in the transition period, and to assess the impacts of this selection.  ... 
doi:10.1111/mice.12498 fatcat:czr3a44xebfhxpf2uarldrtpke

Post-Westgate SWAT : C4ISTAR Architectural Framework for Autonomous Network Integrated Multifaceted Warfighting Solutions Version 1.0 : A Peer-Reviewed Monograph [article]

Nyagudi Musandu Nyagudi
2014 arXiv   pre-print
against a fighting cell of the Somalia based globally networked Al Shabaab terrorist group.  ...  The Westgate Terrorist Attack of 21st September 2013 in the Westlands suburb of Nairobi, Kenya is a very clear manifestation of the hybrid combat scenario that required military response and police investigations  ...  Acknowledgments I am grateful to the reader/reviewer David K. Ngondi  ... 
arXiv:1401.6379v2 fatcat:u4pplhgcevasbhgczkqpvdcny4

A study on al-based approaches for high-level decision making in highway autonomous driving

Laurene Claussmann, Marc Revilloud, Sebastien Glaser, Dominique Gruyer
2017 2017 IEEE International Conference on Systems, Man, and Cybernetics (SMC)  
The most convenient interpretation of heuristic methods deals with agent representation.  ...  Levels 0 to 2 (no automation / driver assistance / partial automation) remain under both the decision and the control of the driver.  ... 
doi:10.1109/smc.2017.8123203 dblp:conf/smc/ClaussmannRGG17 fatcat:tnoaklgawzdlvhu6vaxxeh27cu

Combining ITS and optimization in public transportation planning: state of the art and future research paths

Christina Iliopoulou, Konstantinos Kepaptsoglou
2019 European Transport Research Review  
The overview of literature collectively points to a series of common challenges faced by transportation professionals and underlines the need for better decision support tools for ITS data.  ...  Research on planning and operations of public transportation systems has not widely investigated the potential of combining optimization models with data originating from ITS.  ...  At the strategic level, the design of the network and passenger assignment are typically examined as part of a long-term planning process.  ... 
doi:10.1186/s12544-019-0365-5 fatcat:yvzudrydonhvdkf5fazrmnuoti

AI-Assisted Framework for Green-Routing and Load Balancing in Hybrid Software-Defined Networking: Proposal, Challenges and Future Perspective

Richard Etengu, Saw Chin Tan, Ching Kwang Lee, Fouad Mohammed Abbou, Teong Che Chuah
2020 IEEE Access  
with guaranteed quality of service (QoS), in transitional hybrid SDN/OSPF networks.  ...  The motivation is to jointly leverage the unique capabilities of the technological advances to deliver the much desired levels of efficiency in network operations management and control.  ...  with QoS guaranteed performance, in transitional hybrid SDN/OSPF networks.  ... 
doi:10.1109/access.2020.3022291 fatcat:ebznmgl4gfde3kbrewuiphgtme

Smart Distribution Networks: A Review of Modern Distribution Concepts from a Planning Perspective

Syed Ali Abbas Kazmi, Muhammad Khuram Shahzad, Akif Zia Khan, Dong Ryeol Shin
2017 Energies  
Besides MG, virtual power plant (VPP) is a concept that deals with providing a reliable electricity supply to the end consumer.  ...  Still, smooth transition to SDNs is a concept that is easier said than done.  ...  Besides MG, virtual power plant (VPP) is a concept that deals with providing a reliable electricity supply to the end consumer.  ... 
doi:10.3390/en10040501 fatcat:kttmfnjrcbhn5heylmndhringe

Game theory meets network security and privacy

Mohammad Hossein Manshaei, Quanyan Zhu, Tansu Alpcan, Tamer Bacşar, Jean-Pierre Hubaux
2013 ACM Computing Surveys  
In this survey, we aim to provide a better understanding of the different research approaches for applying game theory to network security.  ...  A selected set of works are presented to highlight the application of game theory in order to address different forms of security and privacy problems in computer networks and mobile applications.  ...  A v D v c A D AD G TC G contribute to the anonymizer networks. The game is then analyzed with myopic or strategic users, with different equilibria.  ... 
doi:10.1145/2480741.2480742 fatcat:55ixmohvijaelflxqrrbtnvfuu

A survey on energy efficiency in software defined networks

Mehmet Fatih Tuysuz, Zekiye Kubra Ankarali, Didem Gözüpek
2017 Computer Networks  
As a result, handling with massive datasets is costly with traditional networks.  ...  In this paper, 1 we examine the principles, benefits, and drawbacks of up-to-date SDN approaches that focus on energy efficiency.  ...  In this context, 4D Project [15] aimed to design a network with three layers: a decision plane, a discovery plane (which informs the decision plane about the network to control the data plane) and a  ... 
doi:10.1016/j.comnet.2016.12.012 fatcat:xkj4rhizujcwhcyf72xa6vtwee

Rule extraction from expert heuristics: A comparative study of rough sets with neural networks and ID3

Brenda Mak, Toshinori Munakata
2002 European Journal of Operational Research  
This paper reviews and compares the rule extraction capabilities of rough sets with neural networks and ID3. We apply the methods to analyze expert heuristic judgments.  ...  The rule extraction capability of neural networks is an issue of interest to many researchers.  ...  The method can be extended to deal with choice and ranking problems through the development of pairwise comparison table to represent preference binary relations [13] .  ... 
doi:10.1016/s0377-2217(01)00062-5 fatcat:g2c4wad4cjemreiopca5pagdr4

Software-Defined Networking meets Software-Defined Radio in Mobile Ad hoc Networks: State of the Art and Future Directions

Dimitrios Kafetzis, Spyridon Vassilaras, Georgios Vardoulias, Iordanis Koutsopoulos
2022 IEEE Access  
As a result, PHY-and MAC-layer related parameters which notoriously affect key network performance metrics remain static or at best are adapted based on some heuristic or local approaches.  ...  Such an interaction would extend the span of SDN to PHY and MAC layers and lead to realizations of centralized approaches across all layers so as to control and optimize parameters, towards global network  ...  Athanasios Doukas for the enlightening discussions and valuable comments on various SDR related subjects. The authors also wish to thank Mr.  ... 
doi:10.1109/access.2022.3144072 fatcat:sd2a2veiznca7kz2esmhiyawqq
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