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Towards nature-inspired pervasive service ecosystems: Concepts and simulation experiences

Cynthia Villalba, Franco Zambonelli
2011 Journal of Network and Computer Applications  
A conceptual architecture is introduced to frame the key concepts of nature-inspired approaches and to survey the key natural metaphors that can be adopted to realize the concept of pervasive service ecosystems  ...  This paper discusses how such frameworks could get inspiration from natural systems, by modeling and deploying services as autonomous agents, spatially situated in an ecosystem of other services, data  ...  To reach this goal, we should no longer conceive services and their interactions as in usual service-oriented architectures (Huhns and Singh, 2005) , where services are simply functional entities orchestrated  ... 
doi:10.1016/j.jnca.2010.12.003 fatcat:rgokayqye5fflgviakhuoobs5q

Nature-Inspired Spatial Metaphors for Pervasive Service Ecosystems

Cynthia Villalba, Alberto Rosi, Mirko Viroli, Franco Zambonelli
2008 2008 Second IEEE International Conference on Self-Adaptive and Self-Organizing Systems Workshops  
This paper discusses how such frameworks should get inspiration from natural systems, by enabling modeling and deployment of services as autonomous individuals, spatially-situated in a system of other  ...  services, data sources, and pervasive devices, all of which acting, interacting, and evolving according to a limited set of spatial "laws of nature".  ...  Conclusions In this paper, we have elaborated on the idea of getting inspiration from natural ecosystem to model and develop next generation pervasive service framework.  ... 
doi:10.1109/sasow.2008.47 dblp:conf/saso/VillalbaRVZ08 fatcat:acwq3ic4hvgjdgj7k2sxypd45a

A survey of autonomic computing methods in digital service ecosystems

Dhaminda B. Abeywickrama, Eila Ovaska
2016 Service Oriented Computing and Applications  
This article presents a review and comparison of autonomic computing methods in digital service ecosystems from the perspective of service engineering, i.e., requirements engineering and architecting of  ...  The goal is to discover which methods are suitable for the service engineering of digital service ecosystems with autonomic computing capabilities, highlight what the shortcomings of the methods are, and  ...  This research has also been supported by a grant from Tekes-the Finnish funding agency for technology and innovation, and VTT as part of the Digital Health Revolution Programme.  ... 
doi:10.1007/s11761-016-0203-8 fatcat:2nj2at5vtne4bg6vdmu5okc7gq

Simulation experiences with an ecological approach for pervasive service systems

Cynthia Villalba, Franco Zambonelli
2010 Proceeding of the 2nd workshop on Bio-inspired algorithms for distributed systems - BADS '10  
In this context, this paper discusses how such frameworks should get inspiration from natural systems.  ...  Innovative frameworks have to be identified for the deployment and execution of pervasive service systems.  ...  Here we go further and argue that natural metaphors can act as reference architectural model to conceive, model, and develop a fully-fledged pervasive service framework and all the components within.  ... 
doi:10.1145/1809018.1809027 fatcat:av4ejfhpezflhkkiirpmhi53ua

A Coordination Approach to Adaptive Pervasive Service Ecosystems

Mirko Viroli, Elena Nardini, Gabriella Castelli, Marco Mamei, Franco Zambonelli
2011 2011 Fifth IEEE Conference on Self-Adaptive and Self-Organizing Systems Workshops  
We describe an architecture supporting this vision along with a model of eco-laws, and show their usefulness in a scenario of adaptive pervasive displays.  ...  Technology evolution is providing new pervasive service scenarios characterised by a huge number of distributed and dynamic devices.  ...  Acknowledgments: This work has been supported by the EU-FP7-FET Proactive project SAPERE -Self-aware Pervasive Service Ecosystems -under contract no. 256874.  ... 
doi:10.1109/sasow.2011.19 dblp:conf/saso/ViroliNCMZ11a fatcat:75ry7fixdbbspnkzrlajs53e6y

A Nature Inspired Multi-Agent Framework for Autonomic Service Management in Pervasive Computing Environments

F. Chiang, R. Braun
2006 2006 IEEE/IFIP Network Operations and Management Symposium NOMS 2006  
This paper describes the design of a scalable biomimetic framework in the management domain of complex Ubiquitous Service-Oriented Networks.  ...  A group of TSSs have the capabilities of fulfilling the complex tasks relating to service discovery and service activation.  ...  We distinguish our framework from theirs by applying TeleSolon hierarchy 1 concepts into hierarchical network management system which is analogue to the ecosystem in nature and colony structure in ants  ... 
doi:10.1109/noms.2006.1687647 dblp:conf/noms/ChiangB06 fatcat:tguerbdykjcidgytgfog35ekmy

ABAMA: An Agent-based Architecture for Mapping Natural Ecosystems onto Wireless Sensor Networks

Nafaâ Jabeur, Nabil Sahli, Sherali Zeadally
2014 Procedia Computer Science  
In contrast to existing works, we use software agents to bridge the gap between WSNs and natural ecosystems and achieve an optimal mapping between both systems.  ...  and highlight shortcomings that would prevent WSNs from matching the behavior of ecosystems.  ...  a lot of energy and requires intelligence and autonomy from sensors Proposed Ecosystem-Oriented Architecture for Wireless Sensor Networks To exploit the benefits of ecosystems' features in the design  ... 
doi:10.1016/j.procs.2014.07.020 fatcat:25u26uljwng5hfmxpi775ghyay

Towards Situated Awareness in Urban Networks: A Bio-Inspired Approach

Graeme Stevenson, Jose Luis Fernandez-Marquez, Sara Montagna, Alberto Rosi, Juan Ye, Akla-Esso Tchao, Simon Dobson, Giovanna Di Marzo Serugendo, Mirko Viroli
2012 2012 IEEE Sixth International Conference on Self-Adaptive and Self-Organizing Systems Workshops  
We envision situated awareness as an emergent property of such networks, where bio-inspired algorithms are employed to coordinate interactions between devices through managing the lifecycle, distribution  ...  In such highly distributed scenarios, applications must gain awareness as a result of opportunistic encounters with co-located devices, a departure from traditional reasoning approaches.  ...  ACKNOWLEDGMENT This work has been supported by the EU FP7 project "SAPERE -Self-aware Pervasive Service Ecosystems" under contract No. 256873.  ... 
doi:10.1109/sasow.2012.46 dblp:conf/saso/StevensonFMRYTDSV12 fatcat:swnphi3lzvbwxl3kxqeua4zjuq

The Service Ecosystem: Dynamic Self-Aggregation of Pervasive Communication Services

Raffaele Quitadamo, Franco Zambonelli, Giacomo Cabri
2007 First International Workshop on Software Engineering for Pervasive Computing Applications, Systems, and Environments (SEPCASE '07)  
Therefore, this paper proposes an innovative ecology-inspired composition model for pervasive services.  ...  The key software engineering innovation of the Pervasive Service Ecosystem is its approach to semantics as the "full enabler" for service aggregation rather than a mere additional description of static  ...  Explicitly departing from most current autonomic component models [12] , we synthesize an "ecology-inspired", highly decentralized model for pervasive communication services and their on-demand aggregations  ... 
doi:10.1109/sepcase.2007.11 fatcat:mzmbob5iebd6rnttyqrel4qxou

Design Of Service-Oriented Pervasive System For Urban Computing In Cali Zoo (Openzoo)

Claudia L. Zuñiga, Andres F. Millan, Jose L. Abadia, Monica Lora, Andres Navarro, Juan C. Burguillo, Pedro S. Rodriguez
2010 Zenodo  
Based on an ethnographic studio, we present the design of a pervasive system for urban computing based on service oriented architecture to controlled environment of Cali Zoo.  ...  oriented systems.  ...  In the same way, we want to thanks to Zoological Foundation of Cali by let us come in to the beautiful space that represents Zoo Park of Cali, for people of Cali and Colombia.  ... 
doi:10.5281/zenodo.1071972 fatcat:2afhnb7xlbaapelojbnczbm2n4

Pervasive ecosystems

Mirko Viroli, Danilo Pianini, Sara Montagna, Graeme Stevenson
2012 Proceedings of the 27th Annual ACM Symposium on Applied Computing - SAC '12  
" (wrapping data, knowledge, and activities of humans, devices, and services) and (ii) a set of chemical-resembling coordination rules that are applied to such annotations semantically.  ...  We introduce the concept of a pervasive ecosystem, and present the coordination approach grounded upon it, which revolves around (i) the notion of a distributed and dynamic space of "live semantic annotations  ...  Acknowledgments This work has been supported by the EU FP7 project "SAPERE -Self-aware Pervasive Service Ecosystems" under contract No. 256873.  ... 
doi:10.1145/2245276.2245336 dblp:conf/sac/ViroliPMS12 fatcat:fehvvkftijezpasxohj4j7pzlu

Injecting Self-Organisation into Pervasive Service Ecosystems

Sara Montagna, Mirko Viroli, Jose Luis Fernandez-Marquez, Giovanna Di Marzo Serugendo, Franco Zambonelli
2012 Journal on spesial topics in mobile networks and applications  
To this end, we start from an existing classification of self-organisation patterns, and systematically show how they can be supported in pervasive service ecosystems, and be composed to generate a self-organising  ...  A theoretical and practical framework has been proposed for addressing these scenarios, taking primary inspirations from natural ecosystems and grounding upon two basic abstractions: "live semantic annotations  ...  Acknowledgements This work has been supported by the EU-FP7-FET Proactive project SAPERE Self-aware Pervasive Service Ecosystems, under contract no.256873.  ... 
doi:10.1007/s11036-012-0411-1 fatcat:e3w5kivch5egdlw6tplebdqhdm

Integrating pervasive middleware with social networks in SAPERE

Franco Zambonelli, Gabriella Castelli, Marco Mamei, Alberto Rosi
2011 2011 International Conference on Selected Topics in Mobile and Wireless Networking (iCOST)  
The idea is to exploit the graph of a social network along with relations deriving from spatial proximity to rule the actual topology of interactions among devices, users and services.  ...  Any middleware for pervasive computing services has to effectively support both spatially-situated activities and social models of interactions.  ...  T SAPERE M SAPERE takes its primary inspiration from natural ecosystems and aims to model the overall world of services, data, and devices as a sort of distributed and spatiallysituated computational  ... 
doi:10.1109/icost.2011.6085827 fatcat:wacfd6nrvvappn6t32rmlalka4

Self-organising Pervasive Ecosystems: A Crowd Evacuation Example [chapter]

Sara Montagna, Mirko Viroli, Matteo Risoldi, Danilo Pianini, Giovanna Di Marzo Serugendo
2011 Lecture Notes in Computer Science  
The SAPERE approach we illustrate in this paper aims at addressing this issue by taking inspiration from natural ecosystems, which are regulated by a limited set of "laws" evolving the population of individuals  ...  The dynamics of pervasive ecosystems are typically highly unpredictable, and therefore self-organising approaches are often exploited to make their applications resilient to changes and failures.  ...  ecosystem of individuals, namely, of pervasive services, devices, and humans.  ... 
doi:10.1007/978-3-642-24124-6_12 fatcat:7s4htaddjbf6josoozmz53z7wy

Bio-Inspired Approaches for Autonomic Pervasive Computing Systems [chapter]

Daniele Miorandi, Iacopo Carreras, Eitan Altman, Lidia Yamamoto, Imrich Chlamtac
2008 Lecture Notes in Computer Science  
In this chapter, we present some of the biologically-inspired approaches, developed within the context of the European project BIONETS for enabling autonomic pervasive computing environments.  ...  The set of problems addressed include networking as well as service management issues.  ...  The authors are grateful to S. Alouf, G. Neglia and A. Fialho for the discussions on the evolutionary forwarding case-study and to T. Meyer for the joint work on reaction algorithms for fraglets.  ... 
doi:10.1007/978-3-540-92191-2_20 fatcat:54sqn6zvhzfldlbqy277zm547i
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