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Towards Adaptive Flow Programming for the IoT: The Fluidware Approach

Franco Zambonelli, Mirko Viroli, Giancarlo Fortino, Barbara Re
2019 2019 IEEE International Conference on Pervasive Computing and Communications Workshops (PerCom Workshops)  
The objective of this position paper is to present Fluidware, a proposal towards an innovative programming model for the IoT, conceived to ease the development of flexible and robust large-scale IoT services  ...  Accordingly, programming services and applications implies declaratively specifying "funnel processes" to channel, elaborate, and re-direct such flows in a fully-distributed way, as a means to coordinate  ...  of building modern, large-scale IoT systems, by a full-fledged engineering approach revolving around a new notion of distributed programming.  ... 
doi:10.1109/percomw.2019.8730736 dblp:conf/percom/ZambonelliVFR19 fatcat:igbz3pnbajd3xk5qjhgpuyeg2e

Toward fast and efficient IP-level network topology capture

Thomas Bourgeau, Timur Friedman
2012 Proceedings of the 2012 ACM conference on CoNEXT student workshop - CoNEXT Student '12  
There are two novel aspects to our approach: it focuses on obtaining the network graph rather than a full set of individual traces, and it uses past probing results in an adaptive way to guide future probing  ...  This paper presents a new network topology capture algorithm, NTC, which aims to better capture network dynamics through accelerated probing, reducing the probing load while maintaining good coverage.  ...  INTRODUCTION Large-scale distributed traceroute-based measurement systems are used to obtain the topology of the Internet at the IP-level which serves as the basis to monitor and understand the behavior  ... 
doi:10.1145/2413247.2413252 dblp:conf/conext/BourgeauF12 fatcat:hakacdwpyfd77nkcwzkp2w7q54

Guest Editors' Introduction: Dependable Agent Systems

M. Greaves, V. Stavridou-Coleman, R. Laddaga
2004 IEEE Intelligent Systems  
I t is well known that building dependable software systems for dynamic environments is difficult. It is also well known that building large-scale distributed software systems is difficult.  ...  The relatively few attempts to combine these two tasks confirm that successfully building large-scale distributed systems with predictable dependability properties is exceptionally difficult.  ...  I t is well known that building dependable software systems for dynamic environments is difficult. It is also well known that building large-scale distributed software systems is difficult.  ... 
doi:10.1109/mis.2004.44 fatcat:h5bme7aytzey7lmd2c2xsvkyha

International workshop on large-scale software composition

Rudolf K. Keller, Bruno Laguë, Reinhard Schauer
1999 Software engineering notes  
Modelling of Distributed Systems.  ...  In the following, we outline the presentations and subsequent discussions in the four workshop sessions, which included Setting the Stage, Component Modeling, Migration towards Components, and Component-based  ...  We believe that this is indispen-sable to inject a component-based distributed architecture into large systems, which are hardly developed from scratch.  ... 
doi:10.1145/308769.308777 fatcat:m24vh7kv7zgqle2yrkwysrqpom

Adaptive Agent-Based Self-Organization for Robust Hierarchical Topologies

Evangelos Pournaras, Martijn Warnier, Frances M. T. Brazier
2009 2009 International Conference on Adaptive and Intelligent Systems  
Virtual organizations in large-scale distributed environments can organize their communication in a hierarchical topology (i.e., trees).  ...  This paper proposes AETOS, the Adaptive Epidemic Tree Overlay Service. AETOS is a new agent-based approach for building and maintaining on-demand robust tree topologies that structure communication.  ...  Motivation and Problem Overview Structure and robustness are difficult properties to achieve in large-scale distributed systems.  ... 
doi:10.1109/icais.2009.21 fatcat:4jaiapcdlrbcvgujze2nyiwcdy

Bringing introspection into BlobSeer: Towards a self-adaptive distributed data management system

Alexandra Carpen-Amarie, Alexandru Costan, Jing Cai, Gabriel Antoniu, Luc Bougé
2011 International Journal of Applied Mathematics and Computer Science  
We focus on the case of BlobSeer, a large-scale distributed system for storing massive data.  ...  and resource usage optimization for large-scale distributed systems.  ...  These reasons account for the need to enhance a large-scale storage system with a mechanism that dynamically adjusts the number of deployed storage nodes.  ... 
doi:10.2478/v10006-011-0017-y fatcat:czd6zxk3tjgxvopq6v3qbsoc5i

Classical to Path-Integral Adaptive Resolution in Molecular Simulation: Towards a Smooth Quantum-Classical Coupling

A. B. Poma, L. Delle Site
2010 Physical Review Letters  
The same does not occur when it comes to classical-quantum adaptivity.  ...  The main reason for this is the difficulty in describing a continuous transition between the two different kind of physical principles: probabilistic for the quantum and deterministic for the classical  ...  For this reason here we do not present a technical description of the method, instead we explain why this approach is optimal to adaptively couple quantum systems with a classical bath.  ... 
doi:10.1103/physrevlett.104.250201 pmid:20867349 fatcat:cvrxbaihfrhoxfe5gxdbqrt4ja

An adaptive clustering approach for the management of dynamic systems

C. Ragusa, A. Liotta, G. Pavlou
2005 IEEE Journal on Selected Areas in Communications  
The problem of giving structure to large-scale, dynamic systems through clustering and of electing centrally located nodes (cluster heads) is nontrivial.  ...  monitoring, peer-to-peer systems, application-level multicast, and content adaptation networks.  ...  ., how to efficiently partition a dynamic, large-scale network, and find the central location of each subpartition.  ... 
doi:10.1109/jsac.2005.857203 fatcat:7dgjtsyzbvfyddvtaavvravxoq

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  
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.  ...  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 a more general case, one should think at a very large and mobile set of devices connected to each other based on proximity creating a distributed "space"ideally a pervasive continuum -where LSAs form  ... 
doi:10.1109/sasow.2012.46 dblp:conf/saso/StevensonFMRYTDSV12 fatcat:swnphi3lzvbwxl3kxqeua4zjuq

Malware: a future framework for device, network and service management

Radu State, Olivier Festor
2007 Journal in Computer Virology  
We illustrate our claim through a case study on a realistic application of worm based network management, which is currently developed in our group.  ...  While worms and their propagation have been a major security threat over the past years, causing major financial losses and down times for many enterprises connected to the Internet, we will argue in this  ...  A case study of a large scale distributed honeypot is described in Sect. 7, where a malware based management is the only viable approach.  ... 
doi:10.1007/s11416-007-0037-1 fatcat:sut33x47hjeajcdz66xo4t7jjy

Towards policy-based management of sensor networks

Nelson Matthys, Wouter Joosen
2008 Proceedings of the 3rd international workshop on Middleware for sensor networks - MidSens '08  
Contemporary distributed software systems for realistic business applications have become extremely heterogeneous, dynamic and large scale.  ...  This paper proposes a policy-based approach that offers a higher level of abstraction to manage these distributed applications in an easier way.  ...  Acknowledgment We are very grateful to Sam Michiels and Christophe Huygens for interesting discussions and their comments on the paper.  ... 
doi:10.1145/1462698.1462701 dblp:conf/middleware/MatthysJ08 fatcat:brbz7xyidvbnrbjve6h7h6trpa

CogMesh: Cognitive Wireless Mesh Networks

Tao Chen, Honggang Zhang, Marja Matinmikko, Marcos D. Katz
2008 2008 IEEE Globecom Workshops  
The context based reasoning, policy and role based control model, and distributed trust and security mechanism are applied in CogMesh to establish a flexible, reliable, scalable and adaptive wireless network  ...  Instead, it aims to enable a uniform service platform by seamlessly integrating heterogenous wireless networks through the utilization of advanced cognitive and adaptive technologies under a mesh structure  ...  ACKNOWLEDGEMENT The work from the authors of VTT was supported by the COGNAC project, which was partly funded by Finnish Funding Agency for Technology and Innovation (DN 40028/08).  ... 
doi:10.1109/glocomw.2008.ecp.37 fatcat:n7iochl6tbbrbgm6ikak7pxy7q

An Organizational Approach to Agent-Based Virtual Power Stations via Coalitional Games [chapter]

Radu-Casian Mihailescu, Matteo Vasirani, Sascha Ossowski
2011 Advances in Intelligent and Soft Computing  
An agent-based organizational model for a smart energy system is introduced relying on dynamic coalition formation mechanisms for virtual power stations' creation and maintenance.  ...  The solution proposed introduces a distributed algorithm by formalizing an interaction scheme, deployed in a MAS environment populated by negotiation agents.  ...  Instead of considering centralized architectures [9, 10] we point towards decentralized ones based on multiagent coordination mechanisms for systems consisting of large number of distributed power units  ... 
doi:10.1007/978-3-642-19917-2_16 dblp:conf/paams/MihailescuVO11 fatcat:bwyb4qnbcbhgzic7ke5kx4ykmq

A Research Roadmap for Context-Awareness-Based Self-managed Systems [chapter]

Weishan Zhang, Klaus Marius Hansen, Paolo Bellavista
2013 Lecture Notes in Computer Science  
, and how to process large-scale contexts.  ...  order to make systems work in an efficiently self-managed manner.  ...  Weishan Zhang has been supported by "the Fundamental Research Funds for the Central Universities" and also the start up funds for "Academic Top-Notch in China University of Petroleum' professors.  ... 
doi:10.1007/978-3-642-37804-1_28 fatcat:jlqglpbgynedjmeypjer26hg5y

Organization of Multi-Agent Systems: An Overview

Hosny Ahmed Abbas
2015 International Journal of Intelligent Information Systems  
In complex, open, and heterogeneous environments, agents must be able to reorganize towards the most appropriate organizations to adapt unpredictable environment changes within Multi-Agent Systems (MAS  ...  This chapter is dedicated to overview different aspects of what is called MAS Organization including its motivations, paradigms, models, and techniques adopted for statically or dynamically organizing  ...  a key issue for building large scale and complex systems.  ... 
doi:10.11648/j.ijiis.20150403.11 fatcat:qsumiij4zjb2jegsyrkgont4cm
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