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Firefly-inspired Heartbeat Synchronization in Overlay Networks

Ozalp Babaoglu, Toni Binci, Mark Jelasity, Alberto Montresor
2007 First International Conference on Self-Adaptive and Self-Organizing Systems (SASO 2007)  
We present a heartbeat synchronization protocol for overlay networks inspired by mathematical models of flash synchronization in certain species of fireflies.  ...  They adjust the phase of their next heartbeat based on incoming flash messages using an algorithm inspired by mathematical models of firefly synchronization.  ...  First, in Section 3 we introduce a novel protocol for heartbeat synchronization in overlay networks that is based on an adaptive mathematical model of emergent synchronization of firefly flashing [3]  ... 
doi:10.1109/saso.2007.25 dblp:conf/saso/BabaogluBJM07 fatcat:jz5qnxbshnf57pocrmc5s5ffh4

Nature-inspired techniques for self-organization in dynamic networks

Ozalp Babaoglu
2010 Proceedings of the 7th ACM international conference on Computing frontiers - CF '10  
topology management • Heartbeat synchronization • Formation creation in ubiquitous computing © 2010 Babaoglu • Cooperation in selfish environments © 2010 Babaoglu  ...  ■ Certain species of (male) fireflies (e.g., luciola pupilla) are known to synchronize their flashes despite: • Small connectivity (each firefly has a small number of "neighbors") • Communication not  ...  Coupled oscillators ■ The "Coupled oscillator" model can be used to explain the phenomenon of "self-synchronization" ■ Each actor is an independent "oscillator", like a pendulum ■ Oscillators coupled through  ... 
doi:10.1145/1787275.1787318 dblp:conf/cf/Babaoglu10 fatcat:5fz6u43i2rbetkailwsmpv5qzi

Firefly-Inspired Time Synchronization Mechanism For Self-Organizing Energy-Efficient Wireless Sensor Networks: A survey

Zeyad Ghaleb Al-Mekhlafi, Zurina Mohd Hanapi, Ahmed M. Shamsan Saleh
2019 IEEE Access  
In any case, a fascinating component of WSNs is that the PCO is utilized by the firefly synchronization to pull in mating accomplices; however, it cannot be utilized in genuine sensor networks.  ...  Accordingly, this paper broadly surveys and talks about the algorithms developed to address the difficulties and the systems of incorporating energy-efficient firefly inspired time synchronization over  ...  [80] proposed a comparable application synchronization conspire in overlay networks.  ... 
doi:10.1109/access.2019.2935220 fatcat:tbcg6oc4tjghrd4bq2ldqqixo4

Evolving Virtual Fireflies [chapter]

David B. Knoester, Philip K. McKinley
2011 Lecture Notes in Computer Science  
Previous approaches to designing synchronization algorithms have taken inspiration from nature: In the well-known firefly model, the only form of communication between agents is in the form of "flash"  ...  In this paper, we present a study in the evolution of cooperative behavior, specifically synchronization, through digital evolution and multilevel selection.  ...  This work was supported in part by NSF Grants CCF-0750787, CCF-0820220, and CNS-0751155; U.S. Army Grant W911NF-08-1-0495; and by a Quality Fund Grant from Michigan State University.  ... 
doi:10.1007/978-3-642-21283-3_59 fatcat:phkvdnockrdrtddrdfwajnb2ua

A survey on bio-inspired networking

Falko Dressler, Ozgur B. Akan
2010 Computer Networks  
In this paper, the current state-of-the-art in bio-inspired networking is captured.  ...  are presented along with open research issues for the bio-inspired networking.  ...  In order to address the synchronization issue in P2P networks as a result of network dynamics, failures, and scale, firefly based clock synchronization has been applied as a robust and scalable heartbeat  ... 
doi:10.1016/j.comnet.2009.10.024 fatcat:hkc3vn42pfdfddkwxff7ojwrzu

From Fireflies to Fault-Tolerant Swarms of Robots

A.L. Christensen, R. O'Grady, M. Dorigo
2009 IEEE Transactions on Evolutionary Computation  
In this study, we take inspiration from the synchronized flashing behavior observed in some species of fireflies.  ...  We derive a completely distributed algorithm to detect non-operational individuals in a multi-robot system.  ...  The behavior of fireflies has inspired algorithms for heartbeat synchronization in overlay networks [34] , imposing reference timing in wireless networks [35] , and in sensor networks for coordinating  ... 
doi:10.1109/tevc.2009.2017516 fatcat:lfm5cnrwr5f2rd2ttbtija6rk4


Rachid Guerraoui, Anne-Marie Kermarrec, Matej Pavlovic, Dragos-Adrian Seredinschi
2016 Proceedings of the 17th International Middleware Conference on - Middleware '16  
At the heart of Atum lies the novel concept of volatile groups: small, dynamic groups of nodes, each executing a state machine replication protocol, organized in a flexible overlay.  ...  We report on our synchronous and asynchronous (eventually synchronous) implementations of Atum, as well as on three representative applications that we build on top of it: A publish/subscribe platform,  ...  Using these applications, we verified experimentally the properties of our system: Our findings indicate that Atum tolerates arbitrary faults even in a large-scale, high-churn network.  ... 
doi:10.1145/2988336.2988356 fatcat:62mtyjevprhppledyi6ogvyrji

A Survey of Big Data Machine Learning Applications Optimization in Cloud Data Centers and Networks [article]

Sanaa Hamid Mohamed, Taisir E.H. El-Gorashi, Jaafar M.H. Elmirghani
2019 arXiv   pre-print
This survey article reviews the challenges associated with deploying and optimizing big data applications and machine learning algorithms in cloud data centers and networks.  ...  as virtualization, and software-defined networking that increasingly support big data systems.  ...  All data are provided in full in the results section of this paper.  ... 
arXiv:1910.00731v1 fatcat:kvi3br4iwzg3bi7fifpgyly7m4

Scaling Byzantine Fault Tolerance

Matej Pavlovic
In research specifically, I want to thank, in the first place, my supervisor, Prof.  ...  I would like to thank everybody who helped me in my efforts towards this thesis.  ...  Robust overlay networks S-Fireflies [DHR07] is an effective self-stabilizing overlay network suitable for data dissemination. It is robust to Byzantine faults and churn-tolerant.  ... 
doi:10.5075/epfl-thesis-9605 fatcat:gqv23p26k5gf7fdxcdz4mmzvwm

Hints and Principles for Computer System Design [article]

Butler Lampson
2021 arXiv   pre-print
In a synchronous system a part that doesn't respond promptly has failed; a heartbeat checks for this at regular intervals. How do you choose a timeout?  ...  Other examples: virtual hard disks, overlay networks, NAT, the C library. An adapter can handle a smaller interface change.  ... 
arXiv:2011.02455v3 fatcat:jolyz5lknjdbpjpxjcrx5rh6fa

Low-cost wireless sensor network time synchronisation with energy conservation

Charlotte Zhang
energy and extend the network lifetime, a simplified reverse firefly method (SRF) was proposed.  ...  In this thesis, we will investigate how to extend the network lifetime while maintaining a high level of network performance via energy conservation and time synchronisation mechanisms.To balance energy  ...  A simplified reverse firefly method is inspired by the firefly algorithm to deal with the energy balance problem in WSNs.  ... 
doi:10.26174/thesis.lboro.14479167.v1 fatcat:dbeiraktkvbrrpdbvzei63tszq

Anthropologic – Architecture and Fabrication in the cognitive age

(:Unkn) Unknown, Technische Universität Berlin, Liss C. Werner, Dietmar Koering
In recent years, the transition from analog to digital architecture has materialized through increasing availability of novel software and new methods in digital architecture fabrication – tooling.  ...  This is the sedond volume, of two, of the Proceedings of the 38th eCAADe, held as an online event, from 16-17 September 2020 at the Institute of Architecture, Technische Universität Berlin, in Germany.  ...  " option who have inspired us all these years with their talent and involvement.  ... 
doi:10.14279/depositonce-10569 fatcat:pws4esthdfephe3jnc62fc2ksu

Proceedings design and layout: Special thanks to: Scientific Committee and Reviewers

Mario Verdicchio, Jason Reizner, André Rangel, Pedro Tudela, Miguel Carvalhais, Maria Castaldo, Giuseppe Cattaneo, Alessandro Pavoni, & Cesare, Resta, Mario Verdicchio, Miguel Carvalhais (+72 others)
2013 unpublished
The heartbeat of the performer is also acquired in real-time during the performance.  ...  , Electroencephalogram (EEG) in synchronization with the visual and sound aesthetics.  ... 

"THE POETICS OF EVERYDAY LIFE": THE SUBLIME AS AN AESTHETIC FORCE IN THE LYRIC POETRY OF EMILY DICKINSON AND ANNETTE VON DROSTE-HÜLSHOFF "The Poetics of Everyday Life": The Sublime as an Aesthetic Force in the Lyric Poetry of Emily Dickinson and Annette von Droste-Hülshoff

Susanne Navarre, Susanne Navarre, William Galperin, Emily Dickinson, Annette Von Droste-Hülshoff
2010 unpublished
me and simply let me read; to my grandmothers, Martha Bode and Margarethe Kliem, and to my father, Jürgen Kliem, and grandfather, Kurt Kliem, whose enthusiasm for nature and poetry inspired my own.  ...  The dissertation places these writers firmly in their cultural and historical contexts, establishing parallels between Dickinson"s and Droste"s milieus.  ...  century was part of a larger network of influence.  ... 

Neuroscience, consciousness and neurofiction

Matthew Owen
This study undertakes a comprehensive examination of neurofiction – a genre of literary fiction which has emerged in response to what scholars have termed neuroculture.  ...  neuro-introspection refers to the the capacity for individual minds/brains to perceive and observe themselves; and neuro-intersubjectivity refers to the capacity for individual minds/brains to engage in  ...  The slow, Nietzschean death of God which inspired such existential enquiries in the thinkers surveyed by Julian Young inspires similar effects in the work of the authors surveyed here.  ... 
doi:10.14288/1.0362005 fatcat:piv7d7r3nvg6fi67h3yt7gan74
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