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Prototyping home automation wireless sensor networks with ASSL

Emil Vassev, Mike Hinchey, Paddy Nixon
2010 Proceeding of the 7th international conference on Autonomic computing - ICAC '10  
We target effective home automation based on wireless sensor networks.  ...  ASSL (Autonomic System Specification Language) is used to formally specify and generate prototype models for wireless sensor networks controlling a simulated virtual home environment.  ...  , the Irish Software Engineering Research Centre.  ... 
doi:10.1145/1809049.1809060 dblp:conf/icac/VassevHN10 fatcat:c43ffdzp55hmreb6nnksmhpjpi

A probabilistic approach to distributed system management

Randy N. Schauer, Anupam Joshi
2010 Proceeding of the 7th international conference on Autonomic computing - ICAC '10  
The continuous management of such systems is a critical consideration when focusing on reliability, availability, and security.  ...  As the number of commodity components within these systems continue to grow, it becomes increasingly difficult to track the multitude of parameters required to ensure optimal performance from the system  ...  ICAC'10, June 7-11, 2010, Washington, DC, USA. ACM 978-1-4503-0074-2/10/06. settings to allow for a complete analysis of system state.  ... 
doi:10.1145/1809049.1809063 dblp:conf/icac/SchauerJ10 fatcat:zbhbyf6obve2fdiju7v3l3wl2m

FORMS

Danny Weyns, Sam Malek, Jesper Andersson
2010 Proceeding of the 7th international conference on Autonomic computing - ICAC '10  
The construction of such systems has shown to be significantly more challenging than traditional systems, partly because researchers and practitioners have been struggling with the lack of a precise method  ...  FORMS consists of a small number of formally specified modeling primitives that correspond to the key variation points within self-adaptive software systems, and a set of relationships that guide their  ...  In the long-term, FORMS may be the foundation for a full-fledged model based engineering approach for self-adaptive and autonomic software systems. ICAC'10, June 7-11, 2010, Washington, DC, USA.  ... 
doi:10.1145/1809049.1809078 dblp:conf/icac/WeynsMA10 fatcat:obd6zlfatbh5hjt4qr527mrjoq

Qos architectural patterns for self-architecting software systems

Daniel A. Menasce, João P. Sousa, Sam Malek, Hassan Gomaa
2010 Proceeding of the 7th international conference on Autonomic computing - ICAC '10  
A case study illustrates the role of patterns in the application of the self-architecting heuristic to the motivating example.  ...  This paper discusses the automated application of architectural patterns for tuning the quality of service of serviceoriented software.  ...  CCF-0820060 from the National Science Foundation.  ... 
doi:10.1145/1809049.1809084 dblp:conf/icac/MenasceSMG10 fatcat:bchhftryxbg2rih577vaxczwd4

Utility-function-driven energy-efficient cooling in data centers

Rajarshi Das, Jeffrey O. Kephart, Jonathan Lenchner, Hendrik Hamann
2010 Proceeding of the 7th international conference on Autonomic computing - ICAC '10  
The sharp rise in energy usage in data centers, fueled by increased IT workload and high server density, and coupled with a concomitant increase in the cost and volatility of the energy supply, have triggered  ...  After showing how utility functions can capture a wide range of objectives and tradeoffs that an operator might wish to specify, we illustrate the resulting range in behavior and energy savings using experimental  ...  Acknowledgments We gratefully acknowledge the help of Hoi Chan, James Hanson and Canturk Isci, as well as Casey Bartlett and Steven Kamalsky of the Southbury data center.  ... 
doi:10.1145/1809049.1809058 dblp:conf/icac/DasKLH10 fatcat:bpyxxef7hjdrxfa752ab5get4u

A distributed control framework for performance management of virtualized computing environments

Rui Wang, Dara Marie Kusic, Nagarajan Kandasamy
2010 Proceeding of the 7th international conference on Autonomic computing - ICAC '10  
This paper develops a distributed cooperative control framework to manage the performance of virtualized computing environments.  ...  We consider a server cluster hosting multiple enterprise applications on a set of virtual machines (VMs) in which the system must dynamically optimize the CPU capacity provided to each VM in response to  ...  ICAC' 10 , 10 June 7-11, 2010, Washington, DC, USA. Copyright 2010 ACM 978-1-4503-0074-2/10/06 ...$10.00.  ... 
doi:10.1145/1809049.1809066 dblp:conf/icac/WangKK10 fatcat:hpiebu5jv5du3lv2f6b3p2teuy

On the use of computational geometry to detect software faults at runtime

Edward Stehle, Kevin Lynch, Maxim Shevertalov, Chris Rorres, Spiros Mancoridis
2010 Proceeding of the 7th international conference on Autonomic computing - ICAC '10  
This paper presents a computational geometry technique and a supporting tool to tackle the problem of timely fault detection during the execution of a software application.  ...  This paper presents experimental results that illustrate the advantages of using a computational geometry approach over the distance based approaches of Chi-Squared and Mahalanobis distance.  ...  ACKNOWLEDGEMENTS The authors would like to thank the Lockheed Martin Corporation for sponsoring this research.  ... 
doi:10.1145/1809049.1809069 dblp:conf/icac/StehleLSRM10 fatcat:pxn6oa7sznbvthagnxzlzgxrhy

Efficient resource provisioning in compute clouds via VM multiplexing

Xiaoqiao Meng, Canturk Isci, Jeffrey Kephart, Li Zhang, Eric Bouillet, Dimitrios Pendarakis
2010 Proceeding of the 7th international conference on Autonomic computing - ICAC '10  
Resource provisioning in compute clouds often requires an estimate of the capacity needs of Virtual Machines (VMs).  ...  In contrast to the traditional practice of estimating the size of VMs individually, we propose a joint-VM provisioning approach in which multiple VMs are consolidated and provisioned together, based on  ...  With joint-VM reservations, VM multiplexing improves the ratio of admitted VMs by 16% on average, and up to 75% with stringent SLA requirements. ICAC' 10 , 10 June 7-11, 2010, Washington, DC, USA.  ... 
doi:10.1145/1809049.1809052 dblp:conf/icac/MengIKZBP10 fatcat:ffst3pg4mfasxezp3grbpowwxi

Autonomic exploration of trade-offs between power and performance in disk drives

Alma Riska, Evgenia Smirni
2010 Proceeding of the 7th international conference on Autonomic computing - ICAC '10  
The robustness of the algorithm is illustrated via extensive experimentation.  ...  We demonstrate the difficulty of obtaining significant power savings even in traces where overall utilization is less than 5% and explore the feasibility of popular schemes such as workload shaping for  ...  The authors thank Seagate Technology for providing the enterprise traces used for this work. A preliminary version of this paper (non-copyrighted) appeared in HotMetrics 2009.  ... 
doi:10.1145/1809049.1809072 dblp:conf/icac/RiskaS10 fatcat:l7omfitw5fewpp2jgtbqg55acm

Autonomic mix-aware provisioning for non-stationary data center workloads

Rahul Singh, Upendra Sharma, Emmanuel Cecchet, Prashant Shenoy
2010 Proceeding of the 7th international conference on Autonomic computing - ICAC '10  
We also present a case study of our provisioning approach on Amazon's EC2 cloud platform.  ...  This paper argues that the non-stationarity in Internet application workloads, which causes the request mix to change over time, can have a significant impact on the overall processing demands imposed  ...  To copy otherwise, to republish, to post on servers or to redistribute to lists, requires prior specific permission and/or a fee. ICAC '10, June 7-11, 2010 , Washington, DC, USA.  ... 
doi:10.1145/1809049.1809053 dblp:conf/icac/SinghSCS10 fatcat:xbhjxj6anvhpzewsm3xqpbevzq

Probabilistic QoS modeling for reliability/timeliness prediction in distributed content-based publish/subscribe systems over best-effort networks

Thadpong Pongthawornkamol, Klara Nahrstedt, Guijun Wang
2010 Proceeding of the 7th international conference on Autonomic computing - ICAC '10  
The overall goal of this model is to predict quality of service in terms of delivery probability and timeliness based on partial, imprecise statistical attributes of each component in the distributed CBPS  ...  The evaluation results via extensive simulations with real-world traces yield effectiveness of the proposed prediction model.  ...  ' 10 , 10 June 7-11, 2010, Washington, DC, USA.  ... 
doi:10.1145/1809049.1809083 dblp:conf/icac/PongthawornkamolNW10 fatcat:bjkrvatwevhrzf42paxc4f74am

WattApp

Ricardo Koller, Akshat Verma, Anindya Neogi
2010 Proceeding of the 7th international conference on Autonomic computing - ICAC '10  
WattApp is based on a carefully designed set of experiments on a mix of diverse applications: power benchmarks, web-transaction workloads, HPC workloads and I/O-intensive workloads.  ...  Given a set of N applications and M server types, WattApp runs in O(N ) time, uses O(N × M ) calibration runs, and predicts the power drawn by any arbitrary placement within 5% of the real power for the  ...  This material is based upon work supported by the National Science Foundation under Grant No. OISE-0730065.  ... 
doi:10.1145/1809049.1809055 dblp:conf/icac/KollerVN10 fatcat:effu3v5f4vgcrp74xnym63kdza

ICAS 2012 Committee ICAS Advisory Chairs ICAS 2012 Technical Program Committee

St Maarten, Netherlands Antilles, Michael Bauer, Michael Grottke, Bruno Dillenseger, Michael Bauer, Michael Grottke, Bruno Dillenseger, Jemal Abawajy, Javier Alonso, Richard Anthony, Mark Balas (+66 others)
unpublished
We hope that ICAS 2012 was a successful international forum for the exchange of ideas and results between academia and industry and to promote further progress in autonomic and autonomous systems.  ...  SYSAT Advances in system automation AUTSY Theory and Practice of Autonomous Systems AWARE Design and Deployment of Context-awareness Networks, Services and Applications AUTONOMIC Autonomic Computing: Design  ...  ACKNOWLEDGMENTS This research is supported by the End-to-End Clouds project funded by the Swedish Foundation for Strategic Research, the Complex Service Systems focus project, a part of the ICT-TNG Strategic  ... 
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