A survey of autonomic communications

Simon Dobson and Spyros Denazis and Antonio Fernandez and Dominique Gaiti and Erol Gelenbe and Fabio Massacci and Paddy Nixon and Fabrice Saffre and Nikita Schmidt and Franco Zambonelli

ACM Transactions on Autonomous and Adaptive Systems, 2006, V.1, N.2, pp 223—259

DOI: 10.1145/1186778.1186782

Used by the ASCENS project

The paper concerns autonomic communications and points out in particular the importance of context-awareness. The latter, combined with adaptive behaviours, can represent the base of self-awareness.