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Quantitative Analysis of Collective Adaptive Systems [chapter]

Jane Hillston
2016 Lecture Notes in Computer Science  
In this talk I gave an introduction to formal quantitative analysis and the challenges of modelling collective adaptive systems, together with recent developments to address those challenges using the  ...  Challenges in Modelling Collective Adaptive Systems Recent years have seen increasing interest in collective adaptive systems.  ... 
doi:10.1007/978-3-319-41579-6_1 fatcat:66ijosu525hxxfwfhk6pyllahq

Challenges for Quantitative Analysis of Collective Adaptive Systems [chapter]

Jane Hillston
2014 Lecture Notes in Computer Science  
Performance analysis appears in many guises and may more generally be termed quantitative analysis, as it encompasses many quantified questions about the dynamic behaviour of systems.  ...  Collective Adaptive Systems are an interesting and challenging class of systems to design and construct.  ... 
doi:10.1007/978-3-319-14128-2_2 fatcat:jrqlldmka5he3ds5uub3kbir4e

Challenges for Quantitative Analysis of Collective Adaptive Systems [chapter]

Jane Hillston
2014 Lecture Notes in Computer Science  
Performance analysis appears in many guises and may more generally be termed quantitative analysis, as it encompasses many quantified questions about the dynamic behaviour of systems.  ...  Collective Adaptive Systems are an interesting and challenging class of systems to design and construct.  ... 
doi:10.1007/978-3-319-05119-2_2 fatcat:chovm2gaabakhkgjeajqd3uqgy

Applying the product lines paradigm to the quantitative analysis of collective adaptive systems

Maurice H. ter Beek, Alessandro Fantechi, Stefania Gnesi
2015 Proceedings of the 19th International Conference on Software Product Line - SPLC '15  
Engineering a Collective Adaptive System (CAS) requires the support of a framework for quantitative modeling and analysis of the system.  ...  In order to jointly address variability and quantitative analysis, we apply the Product Lines paradigm, considered at the level of system engineering, to a case study of the European project QUANTICOL,  ...  INTRODUCTION Collective Adaptive Systems (CAS) consist of a large number of spatially distributed entities, which may be competing for shared resources even when collaborating to reach common goals [11  ... 
doi:10.1145/2791060.2791100 dblp:conf/splc/BeekFG15 fatcat:w3r3hpbnu5bu5kqq6riwuhwrga

Guest Editorial for the Special Issue on FORmal methods for the quantitative Evaluation of Collective Adaptive SysTems (FORECAST)

Maurice H. Ter Beek, Michele Loreti
2018 ACM Transactions on Modeling and Computer Simulation  
In this context, the FORECAST workshop on FORmal methods for the quantitative Evaluation of Collective Adaptive SysTems-held in Vienna (Austria) on July 8, 2016 as a satellite event of the 4th federated  ...  Collective Adaptive Systems (CAS) consist of a large number of spatially distributed heterogeneous entities with decentralized control and varying degrees of complex autonomous behavior that may be competing  ...  distributed task scheduling algorithms in terms of perceived quality of service owing to its collective, decentralized, collaborative, and self-adaptive nature.  ... 
doi:10.1145/3177772 fatcat:ctrckhdrojd3lgqx2cuzg3dy5u

Exploring Innovation And Iso Standard Improvement In Health Care Micro-Systems In Mauritius: A Cross-Case Analysis

Gilbert Roland, Dr. Jane Marry Gill
2017 Zenodo  
The outcomes of this research declared that overall quality of the health care system can be improved by improving the satisfaction of the patients, ISO compliance, and adaptability of innovation and changes  ...  Thus, quantitative and qualitative techniques were used for collection of numerical data as well as exploring the perception of different participants.  ...  On the other hand, quantitative approach was used in this research for the collection and analysis of quantitative numerical data with the aid of statistical tools.  ... 
doi:10.5281/zenodo.1044446 fatcat:rp7yhqx55fcwbfvpsuzoxcol2e

Quantitative Risk Management: a Survey of Adaptive Approaches to Risk Management for Information and Communication Systems

Raed Labassi, Mohamed Hamdi, Tai-Hoon Kim
2015 International Journal of u- and e- Service, Science and Technology  
Surveys about quantitative and adaptive risk management / assessment / analysis approaches are traced in the literature [1, 2, 3] .  ...  We also discuss the challenges of quantitative risk management and adaptive security models and propose reliable criteria to compare the different approaches in the literature. adaptive security models  ...  Nevertheless, in the absence of norms and standards of quantitative risk management, adaptive capabilities were developed for risk management in information and communication systems and networks.  ... 
doi:10.14257/ijunesst.2015.8.5.10 fatcat:4lbsm7m5szhxpnfuzv7kbdnqu4

Recording adaptation system of human populations: the strategies of human ecology fieldworks
人類生態学はフィールド調査をどう記録するか

Masahiro UMEZAKI
2015 Japanese Journal of Health and Human Ecology  
Fieldworks of human ecology strategically consist of unbiased observations and collection and analysis of quantitative data for the scientific evaluation of the findings.  ...  Adaptation systems of Homo sapiens have been diversified depending on local environmental conditions, thus researchers are required to identify the population-specific system of adaptation.  ... 
doi:10.3861/jshhe.81.196 fatcat:qfw7dn44dvavfa6h4po6jrcxrq

When the requirements for adaptation and high integrity meet

Radu Calinescu
2011 Proceedings of the 8th workshop on Assurances for self-adaptive systems - ASAS '11  
This paper explains the growing demand for software capable of both self-adaptation and high integrity, and advocates the use of a collection of "@runtime" techniques for its development, operation and  ...  We summarise early research into the development of such techniques, and discuss the remaining work required to overcome the great challenge of self-adaptive high-integrity software.  ...  Quantitative model checking @ runtime has recently been introduced to improve the dependability of adaptations in autonomic software systems [7, 8, 13] .  ... 
doi:10.1145/2024436.2024438 fatcat:zsymdgrhunfn7ct4uk32nyvxrm

Collective Adaptive Systems: Qualitative and Quantitative Modelling and Analysis (Dagstuhl Seminar 14512)

Jane Hillston, Jeremy Pitt, Martin Wirsing, Franco Zambonelli, Marc Herbstritt
2015 Dagstuhl Reports  
This report documents the program and the outcomes of Dagstuhl Seminar 14512 "Collective Adaptive Systems: Qualitative and Quantitative Modelling and Analysis".  ...  (ii) Verification of collective adaptive systems. (iii) Humans-in-the-loop in collective adaptive systems.  ...  and Quantitative Modelling and Analysis 4 5 1 2 4 5 1 2 -Collective Adaptive Systems: Qualitative and Quantitative Modelling and Analysis -Collective Adaptive Systems: Qualitative  ... 
doi:10.4230/dagrep.4.12.68 dblp:journals/dagstuhl-reports/HillstonPWZ14 fatcat:65ubygwg6zht3pdl4mgynl2knq

Multicomponent analysis in static and flow systems using digital-filters

S.D. Brown, T.Q. Barker, H.R. Wilk, S.L. Monfre
1988 Journal of Research of the National Bureau of Standards  
Mathematical analysis of data collected on such systems offers a practical route to the enhancement of detector selectivity without significant degradation of detection limits.  ...  Multicomponent Analysis as a Routine Analytical Tool Many samples require rapid quantitative analysis of several components without taking the time required for separation of the components either from  ...  Mathematical analysis of data collected on such systems offers a practical route to the enhancement of detector selectivity without significant degradation of detection limits.  ... 
doi:10.6028/jres.093.034 fatcat:izjwe7pnljfgxgwodqivphrxpy

Quantitative risk assessment and safety databases in Romanian coal mining: preliminary systematic approach

Gabriel - Victor Vasilescu, Roland Iosif Moraru, Gabriel Bujor Bǎbuţ, G.A. Găman
2022 MATEC Web of Conferences  
Analyzing how various parameters are described/used, the paper aims to establish the place and role of quantitative risk analysis mining.  ...  quantitative risk analysis and the development of a realistic database could be considered as a resilience business strategy and conversion of available knowledge into management actions.  ...  Analysis of taxonomy and challenges of setting up databases for quantitative risk analysis applications Although quantitative analysis cannot provide absolute safety indicators, the key advantage of quantitative  ... 
doi:10.1051/matecconf/202235400002 fatcat:lziyrtbnknbknpxdoboyv4u6ra

ADAPTATION OF ADVANCED ANALYTICS IN LATVIAN EDUCATIONAL INSTITUTIONS

Sarmite Rozentale, Santa Lemša
2022 SOCIETY. TECHNOLOGY. SOLUTIONS. Proceedings of the International Scientific Conference  
Effective governance of educational institutions requires data collection and analysis, as well as the use of results for further decision-making.  ...  Strategic, long-term thinking and approaches to the management of a complex education system in the context of the future are essential, with regular and targeted evaluation of the functioning of the system  ...  Effective governance of educational institutions requires data collection and analysis, as well as the use of results for further decision-making.  ... 
doi:10.35363/via.sts.2022.78 fatcat:c4cxr35x2jhp3dnf3qtgsy57ry

Health system resilience: a literature review of empirical research

Louise Biddle, Katharina Wahedi, Kayvan Bozorgmehr
2020 Health Policy and Planning  
Despite extensive theoretical work on the domains which constitute health system resilience, we found that most of the empirical literature only addressed particular aspects related to absorptive and adaptive  ...  Findings were synthesized using descriptive quantitative analysis and by mapping aims, findings, underlying concepts and measurement approaches according to the resilience definition by Blanchet et al.  ...  The funders had no influence on study design, analysis or decision to publish. Conflict of interest statement. None declared. Ethical approval. No ethical approval was required for this study.  ... 
doi:10.1093/heapol/czaa032 pmid:32529253 fatcat:46lhwb53ozbxrnfqdtqkjmrd2e

Vulnerability of Maize Farming Systems to Climate Change: Farmers' Opinions Differ about the Relevance of Adaptation Strategies

Marine Albert, Jacques-Eric Bergez, Magali Willaume, Stéphane Couture
2022 Sustainability  
The vulnerability of maize farming systems to climate change must be assessed before considering potential adaptation strategies.  ...  To this end, we surveyed maize growers in two consecutive stages: a qualitative stage, to elicit vulnerability criteria, and a quantitative stage, to test the genericity of criteria related to the adaptation  ...  Acknowledgments: The authors thank Hélène Raynal, who helped design the statistical analysis, and the trainees who helped collect data. The authors also thank the English proofreading reviewers.  ... 
doi:10.3390/su14148275 fatcat:pjvk4mqbofcjzgg7iu46lsgwle
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