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HTN Planning Domain for Deployment of Cloud Applications [article]

Ilche Georgievski
2021 arXiv   pre-print
We present an HTN planning domain that models deployment problems as found in realistic Cloud environments.  ...  Cloud providers are facing a complex problem in configuring software applications ready for deployment on their infrastructures.  ...  We also thank Gregor Behnke for the valuable insights on the domain encoding and for transforming the domain to a suitable specification for the IPC 2020 on HTN planning.  ... 
arXiv:2104.10027v2 fatcat:k2xtuvgbvbevrp4a23qtpzuhhy

Cloud Ready Applications Composed via HTN Planning

Ilche Georgievski, Faris Nizamic, Alexander Lazovik, Marco Aiello
2017 2017 IEEE 10th Conference on Service-Oriented Computing and Applications (SOCA)  
We describe a deployment using a formal component model for the Cloud, and we propose a way to define and solve an HTN planning problem from the deployment one.  ...  Proposed solution As a necessary direction to automate the composition of Cloud applications ready for deployment, it appears natural to resort to automated planning [5] .  ...  . • We propose to solve the problem of composing applications ready for deployment on Cloud infrastructures via HTN planning.  ... 
doi:10.1109/soca.2017.19 dblp:conf/soca/GeorgievskiNL017 fatcat:2bbaqrlycnhr3nwqzmbfrxgotq

Cloud based centralized task control for human domain multi-robot operations

Rob Janssen, René van de Molengraft, Herman Bruyninckx, Maarten Steinbuch
2015 Intelligent Service Robotics  
The communication component is established through the RoboEarth Cloud Engine, enabling global system accessibility, secure data transmissions and the deployment of heavy computations in a Cloud based  ...  Our opinion is that this deployment advances the opportunity for calculation optimization and the instant reuse of updated task knowledge, e.g. object locations, action plans, and robot capabilities on  ...  However, as these planning methods are proven to be very ineffective for large-scale human domains [12] , this work targets the Hierarchical Task Network (HTN) planning approach as described in the work  ... 
doi:10.1007/s11370-015-0185-y fatcat:6lf7kqwfcnay5eub2lv43ifi34

Model-Based Planning for State-Related Changes to Infrastructure and Software as a Service Instances in Large Data Centers

Sebastian Hagen, Alfons Kemper
2010 2010 IEEE 3rd International Conference on Cloud Computing  
We propose an object oriented planning approach based on state constraints to plan for changes of SaaS and IaaS components in the Cloud.  ...  By automating the lifecycle of applications like databases, load balancers, and web application servers rich SaaS business services can be provided in the Cloud.  ...  ACKNOWLEDGMENT The authors like to thank Nigel Edwards and Lawrence Wilcock, both HP Labs Bristol, for their valuable comments to improve this work.  ... 
doi:10.1109/cloud.2010.14 dblp:conf/IEEEcloud/HagenK10 fatcat:kbdcniejxfearcolxbigzmfofe

Using AI planning and late binding for managing service workflows in intelligent environments

Julien Bidot, Christos Goumopoulos, Ioannis Calemis
2011 2011 IEEE International Conference on Pervasive Computing and Communications (PerCom)  
We present some experimental results that validate our system in a real-world application scenario.  ...  The orchestration of the devices is actually realized with the help of Artificial Intelligence planning techniques and dynamic service binding.  ...  research leading to these results has received funding from the EC's 7 th FP under grant agreement n° 216837 and from the Transregional Collaborative Research Centre SFB/TRR 62 "Companion-Technology for  ... 
doi:10.1109/percom.2011.5767580 dblp:conf/percom/BidotGC11 fatcat:nd5zm7eekrhyxa6js3d7ubjmx4

Robot Assistance in Dynamic Smart Environments—A Hierarchical Continual Planning in the Now Framework

Helen Harman, Keshav Chintamani, Pieter Simoens
2019 Sensors  
The robot's onboard task planner queries a cloud-based framework for actuators, capable of the actions the robot cannot execute.  ...  Once generated, the plan is sent to the cloud back-end, which will inform the robot if any IoT device reports a state change affecting its plan.  ...  Acknowledgments: We are grateful to Jelle Nelis, Laurens Martin and Christof Mahieu for their help in using the HomeLab and Pepper robot.  ... 
doi:10.3390/s19224856 pmid:31703424 pmcid:PMC6891406 fatcat:jsszgc6bhrhldhts5k3vv34uca

Web Service Composition

Angel Lagares Lemos, Florian Daniel, Boualem Benatallah
2015 ACM Computing Surveys  
Yet, the use and integration of Web services into composite services or applications, which is a highly sensible and conceptually non-trivial task, is still not unleashing its full magnitude of power.  ...  A consolidated analysis framework that advances the fundamental understanding of Web service composition building blocks in terms of concepts, models, languages, productivity support techniques, and tools  ...  available cloud services and application deployment.  ... 
doi:10.1145/2831270 fatcat:7guhotzxiffnxnygbwdufogr4q

The ISTI Rapid Response on Exploring Cloud Computing 2018 [article]

Carleton Coffrin, James Arnold, Stephan Eidenbenz, Derek Aberle, John Ambrosiano, Zachary Baker, Sara Brambilla, Michael Brown, K. Nolan Carter, Pinghan Chu, Patrick Conry, Keeley Costigan, Ariane Eberhardt (+31 others)
2019 arXiv   pre-print
These demonstrations ranged from deploying proprietary software in a cloud environment to leveraging established cloud-based analytics workflows for processing scientific datasets.  ...  This report describes eighteen projects that explored how commercial cloud computing services can be utilized for scientific computation at national laboratories.  ...  Acknowledgements The organizers of the Information Science & Technology Institute's "Exploring Cloud Computing 2018" would like to thank Terence Joyce and Brady Jones from the Associate Directorate for  ... 
arXiv:1901.01331v1 fatcat:cdkmje2agzfsdpyulbp4cxz22q

Energy-Efficient Resource Allocation with Hybrid TDMA-NOMA for Cellular-Enabled Machine-to-Machine Communications

Zeming Li, Jinsong Gui
2019 IEEE Access  
Meanwhile, due to the advantages of cellular networks (e.g., excellent coverage and mobility/roaming support), cellular-enabled M2M communication is a promising solution for M2M-based applications.  ...  However, there are significant challenges in cellularenabled M2M communications due to the special features of M2M-based applications [e.g., massive concurrent uplink transmissions, small bursty traffic  ...  ACKNOWLEDGMENT This work was supported in part by the National Natural Science Foundation of China (61873352, 61572528). Jinsong Gui is the corresponding author.  ... 
doi:10.1109/access.2019.2931657 fatcat:z7dg5n6hqnb4hc6a6r5xztxb7y

Multipotent Systems: Combining Planning, Self-Organization, and Reconfiguration in Modular Robot Ensembles

Oliver Kosak, Constantin Wanninger, Alwin Hoffmann, Hella Ponsar, Wolfgang Reif
2018 Sensors  
range of applications but suffer from their specialization, i.e., they can only hardly compensate for the failure of one specialist.  ...  Depending on the respective application, the hardware design and accompanying software of mobile robots are of various forms, especially for integrating different sensors and actuators.  ...  Our current and next steps include the design and implementation of (1) a domain-specific language for specifying modular, hierarchical task networks (HTN) in the domain of ScORe missions containing primitive  ... 
doi:10.3390/s19010017 fatcat:oq3ohsfduzbxtcjx2m42jv4sfq

Towards automated composition of convergent services: A survey

Armando Ordónez, Vidal Alcazar, Oscar Mauricio Caicedo Rendon, Paolo Falcarin, Juan C. Corrales, Lisandro Zambenedetti Granville
2015 Computer Communications  
For each technology, the maturity and results are analysed, as well as the elements that must be considered prior to their application in real scenarios.  ...  , selecting the most appropriate approach for specific case studies is complex due to the big amount of involved information and the lack of technical considerations.  ...  Acknowledgements The research of PhD(c) Caicedo is supported by the PECPG (Agreement Program Students Graduate) of the CAPES (Brazil) and the University of Cauca (Colombia).  ... 
doi:10.1016/j.comcom.2015.07.025 fatcat:zi4dxkz5snatpofsnu6fb7inpm

D3BA: A Tool for Optimizing Business Processes Using Non-Deterministic Planning [article]

Tathagata Chakraborti, Yasaman Khazaeni
2020 arXiv   pre-print
processes using the power of AI planning.  ...  We illustrate salient features of this composition technique, compare with other philosophies of composition, and highlight exciting opportunities for research in this emerging field of business process  ...  Finally, many thanks to Shirin Sohrabi and Michael Katz, also from IBM Research, who helped us navigate the fascinating world of planning, business processes, and web service composition.  ... 
arXiv:2001.02619v2 fatcat:qs6jpeasoja57icu6zw6qztdwi

Deliberation for autonomous robots: A survey

Félix Ingrand, Malik Ghallab
2017 Artificial Intelligence  
The following five deliberation functions are identified and analyzed: planning, acting, monitoring, observing, and learning.  ...  Deliberation is meant to endow a robotic system with extended, more adaptable and robust functionalities, as well as reduce its deployment cost.  ...  Acknowledgments We are very grateful to the anonymous reviewers and to the editors of this special issue for their thorough reading and insightful comments, which contributed to improving this paper.  ... 
doi:10.1016/j.artint.2014.11.003 fatcat:e3b5lxppsje6pndmudxqtnzedy

Software Architecture for Next-Generation AI Planning Systems [article]

Sebastian Graef, Ilche Georgievski
2021 arXiv   pre-print
Our prototype planning system demonstrates the potential of our approach for rapid prototyping and flexibility of system composition.  ...  Artificial Intelligence (AI) planning is a flourishing research and development discipline that provides powerful tools for searching a course of action that achieves some user goal.  ...  The system is implemented as a prototype and used in the domains of ubiquitous computing [25] and cloud deployment [42] .  ... 
arXiv:2102.10985v1 fatcat:cg6kszockjd3batnjw56tyxyui

Web services composition: A decade's overview

Quan Z. Sheng, Xiaoqiang Qiao, Athanasios V. Vasilakos, Claudia Szabo, Scott Bourne, Xiaofei Xu
2014 Information Sciences  
In the past decade, Web services composition has been an active area of research and development endeavors for application integration and interoperation.  ...  several new computing paradigms such as Cloud computing, social computing, and Web of Things.  ...  The authors would like to thank the anonymous reviewers for their valuable feedback on this work.  ... 
doi:10.1016/j.ins.2014.04.054 fatcat:pjqwz7eyenfwnf2gijtuoohdsa
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