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Spatial Computing: An Emerging Paradigm for Autonomic Computing and Communication [chapter]

Franco Zambonelli, Marco Mamei
2005 Lecture Notes in Computer Science  
In particular, we show that spatial abstractions promise to be basic necessary ingredients for a novel "spatial computing" paradigm, acting as a unifying framework for autonomic computing and communication  ...  Emerging distributed computing scenarios call for novel "autonomic" approaches to distributed systems development and management.  ...  Section 3 introduces "Spatial Computing" and discusses its basic concepts and advantages, and its relations with autonomic computing and communications.  ... 
doi:10.1007/11520184_4 fatcat:64pd7h2zkrd7zklfuv2mfjgp6i

Towards a computational transportation science

Stephan Winter, Monika Sester, Ouri Wolfson, Glenn Geers
2011 Journal of Spatial Information Science  
In particular it develops a first research agenda for this science, illustrating its unique challenges and putting them to public debate.  ...  This workshop report sets out to define Computational Transportation Science as the science behind intelligent transportation systems.  ...  The authors would also like to thank all contributors at the Dagstuhl Seminar, especially Steve Liang for setting up the CTS webpage and Bo Xu for creating the CTS Wikipedia entry.  ... 
doi:10.5311/josis.2010.2.2 fatcat:cupbelbx5zeappxutinbgkjcbm

Towards a computational transportation science

Stephan Winter, Monika Sester, Ouri Wolfson, Glenn Geers
2011 Journal of Spatial Information Science  
In particular it develops a first research agenda for this science, illustrating its unique challenges and putting them to public debate.  ...  This workshop report sets out to define Computational Transportation Science as the science behind intelligent transportation systems.  ...  The authors would also like to thank all contributors at the Dagstuhl Seminar, especially Steve Liang for setting up the CTS webpage and Bo Xu for creating the CTS Wikipedia entry.  ... 
doi:10.5311/josis.2011.2.2 fatcat:e45dop52xractjcu3mwrsvsmpe

Spatial Computing: The TOTA Approach [chapter]

Marco Mamei, Franco Zambonelli
2005 Lecture Notes in Computer Science  
Spatial abstractions promise to be basic necessary ingredients for a novel "spatial computing" approach to distributed systems development and management, suitable to tackle the complexity of modern distributed  ...  In this paper, we analyze the key concepts underlying spatial computing and show how they can be organized around a sort of "spatial computing stack", in which a variety of apparently very diverse mechanisms  ...  Examples of Spatial Computing Approaches The shift towards spatial computing is an emerging trend in diverse scenarios.  ... 
doi:10.1007/11428589_20 fatcat:5lq7f6bvlnekjpvrvnahkqa4eq

Decentralized Spatial Computing in Urban Environments [chapter]

Patrick Laube, Matt Duckham, Mike Worboys, Tony Joyce
2010 Geojournal Library  
This chapter presents the concept of decentralized spatial computing (DeSC) as a way to embed dynamic spatial data capture and processing capabilities within our built urban environment.  ...  The chapter concludes with a research and development agenda for DeSC in the urban context.  ...  Similarly, spatial computing systems are becom-ing highly dynamic, multi-party networks, in which mobile human users interact in dynamic networks, and spatially distributed autonomous computing nodes form  ... 
doi:10.1007/978-90-481-8572-6_4 fatcat:7yfggj4tsbel3fdkarrdplquv4

Organizing the Aggregate: Languages for Spatial Computing [article]

Jacob Beal, Stefan Dulman, Kyle Usbeck, Mirko Viroli, Nikolaus Correll
2012 arXiv   pre-print
Spatial computing attempts to bridge this gap for systems with local communication by exploiting the connection between physical locality and device connectivity.  ...  In this chapter, we develop a framework for analyzing and comparing spatial computing DSLs, survey the current state of the art, and provide a roadmap for future spatial computing DSL investigation.  ...  ., and Weiss, R. (2000) . Amorphous computing. Communications of the ACM, 43 (5) Jozwiak, L., Nedjah, N., and Figueroa, M. (2010) .  ... 
arXiv:1202.5509v2 fatcat:bmgan7ig5fghddait43avj43qy

Grid Computing for Real Time Distributed Collaborative Geoprocessing [chapter]

Yi Shi, Ashton Shortridge, Jon Bartholic
2002 Advances in Spatial Data Handling  
Grid computing has emerged as an important new field in the distributed computing arena.  ...  In this paper we describe Grid computing concepts and technologies and establish compelling reasons for why they may prove useful for important geospatial research and application issues.  ...  different users Organisational challenges include: · combining members of very different research communities -computer science and earth / spatial science · communicating research objectives and requirements  ... 
doi:10.1007/978-3-642-56094-1_15 fatcat:dt4imtpgabf2vn7iphrdr2chpi

Continuous Connectivity, Handheld Computers, and Mobile Spatial Knowledge

Matthew W Wilson
2014 Environment & Planning. D, Society and Space  
Here, I situate the emergence of continuous connectivity in the marketing of handheld computers in the late-1990s, to historicize the importance of connection for understanding geospatial practices.  ...  implications not only for attention but also for the development of collective, spatial knowledge.  ...  and iPad to be autonomous --no longer an 'accessory' of a desktop or laptop computer(Golson, 2011).  ... 
doi:10.1068/d14112 fatcat:o4njkesczndfnd7hfinzvekun4

Spatial and Cognitive Simulation with Multi-agent Systems [chapter]

Andrew U. Frank, Steffen Bittner, Martin Raubal
2001 Lecture Notes in Computer Science  
Multi-agent systems are an emerging computing paradigm for the construction of such simulations.  ...  During the last two years, we have used multiagent simulations for three different investigations of spatial and cognitive questions: -use of signage in airports to guide travelers to the gate, -communication  ...  Community.  ... 
doi:10.1007/3-540-45424-1_9 fatcat:ualzgfmt4rfm7lhxfpf67gpnbi

FutureMapping: The Computational Structure of Spatial AI Systems [article]

Andrew J. Davison
2018 arXiv   pre-print
We explore the computational structure of current and future Spatial AI algorithms and consider this within the landscape of ongoing hardware developments.  ...  We discuss and predict the evolution of Simultaneous Localisation and Mapping (SLAM) into a general geometric and semantic 'Spatial AI' perception capability for intelligent embodied devices.  ...  Acknowledgements This paper represents my personal opinions and musings, but has benefitted greatly from many discussions and collaborations over recent years.  ... 
arXiv:1803.11288v1 fatcat:7o2oqthloredtauxwvwkwtcj6e

Spatial Narratives in Art [chapter]

Simona Lodi
2014 Springer Series on Cultural Computing  
Te aim of the analysis is to understand socio-cultural transformations in the felds of art and technology in social space and what new forms of aggregation and participation have developed, providing an  ...  opportunity to refect on new concepts of democracy that are emerging in our global media age.  ...  Introduction A whole new scene is emerging. Starting with the question: if the concept of data-space has become a paradigm for contemporary society, what are the implications for art?  ... 
doi:10.1007/978-3-319-06203-7_16 fatcat:5k6idqxxgzfunlfjohzd4ebtr4

Autonomy-Oriented Computing (AOC): The Nature and Implications of a Paradigm for Self-Organized Computing

Jiming Liu
2008 2008 Fourth International Conference on Natural Computation  
commerce, and pervasive computing, an unconventional bottom-up paradigm, based on the notions of Autonomy-Oriented Computing (AOC) and self-organization in open complex systems, offers new opportunities  ...  The goal of this paper is to describe the key concepts in this computing paradigm, and furthermore, discuss some of the fundamental principles and mechanisms for obtaining self-organized computing solutions  ...  Yiyu Yao for his time and helpful comments on a previous version of this paper. He would like to thank Dr. Yu-wang Chen for proofreading and useful feedback on the paper.  ... 
doi:10.1109/icnc.2008.872 dblp:conf/icnc/Liu08 fatcat:ytrphb5f7nb27osilbe3pixd2a

A Computational Model for the Insect Brain [chapter]

P. Arena, L. Patanè, P. S. Termini
2013 Spatial Temporal Patterns for Action-Oriented Perception in Roving Robots II  
Their actions and inter-actions are adapted from the neurobiological prospective to a computational implementation.  ...  model for more complex simulations.  ...  Model for the Insect Brain A Computational Model for the Insect Brain A Computational Model for the Insect Brain A Computational Model for the Insect Brain A Computational Model for  ... 
doi:10.1007/978-3-319-02362-5_2 fatcat:23sff3el7fc27dzkhlwiehw2de

Spatial Computing and Intuitive Interaction: Bringing Mixed Reality and Robotics Together

Jeffrey Delmerico, Roi Poranne, Federica Bogo, Helen Oleynikova, Eric Vollenweider, Stelian Coros, Juan Nieto, Marc Pollefeys
2022 IEEE robotics & automation magazine  
These works demonstrate the power of mixed reality as a tool for human-robot interaction, and the potential of spatial computing and mixed reality to drive the future of human-robot interaction.  ...  In particular, the combination of spatial computing and egocentric sensing on mixed reality devices enables them to capture and understand human actions and translate these to actions with spatial meaning  ...  ACKNOWLEDGMENT The authors would like to thank Oswaldo Ferro, Jan Stühmer, Lukas Gruber, and Simon Huber for their contributions to these projects.  ... 
doi:10.1109/mra.2021.3138384 fatcat:bk7fiepyavgf3npn6t3nciutyq

GRASPING SPATIAL SOLUTIONS IN DISTRIBUTED DYNAMIC WORLDS

Peter Simon Sapaty
2004 INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL OF COMPUTERS & TECHNOLOGY  
The approach offered can be particularly useful for quick reaction on asymmetric situations and threats the world is facing, paving the way to massive use of cooperative robotics and gradual transition  ...  A high-level ideology and technology will be revealed that can effectively convert any distributed system (manned, unmanned or mixed) into a globally programmable spatial machine capable of operating without  ...  These infrastructures can effectively support distributed databases, command and control, situation awareness, autonomous decisions, as well as any other computational or control models.  ... 
doi:10.24297/ijct.v3i2a.2807 fatcat:a5suab6ra5bwhojkzvtnj4q7hy
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