Autonomic personal computing

D. F. Bantz, C. Bisdikian, D. Challener, J. P. Karidis, S. Mastrianni, A. Mohindra, D. G. Shea, M. Vanover
2003 IBM Systems Journal  
Autonomic personal computing A computing system is autonomic if it possesses at least one of four attributes: self-configuring, selfhealing, self-optimizing, and self-protecting. Autonomic personal computing exhibits and constrains these attributes in unique ways. Self-configuring. A system is self-configuring to the extent that it automates the installation and setup of its own software in a manner responsive to the needs of the platform, the user, the peer group, and the enterprise. Personal
more » ... omputing often involves user-initiated configuration change, and a self-configuring system understands the implications of these changes and accommodates them automatically.
doi:10.1147/sj.421.0165 fatcat:x7sewrkonbdifp26tfzmedznmi