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ASCENS Spring School 2015

ASCENS Spring School

Spring School on Engineering Collective Autonomic Systems The ECAS Spring School was a success. The school provided a comprehensive overview of the results of the ASCENS project on collective self-aware autonomic systems to 35 PhD students. The presentations covered theoretical

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Ascens Blog: Global Parking Allocation

The e-Mobility case study aims at solving global problems, involving large ensembles of different vehicles. Such large problems tend to be complex to solve and often a globally optimal solution may be impossible to find. For this reason specific strategies

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A survey of autonomic communications

Background Paper

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

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Knowledge Representation and Awareness in Autonomic Service-Component Ensembles – State of the Art

Background Paper

Emil Vassev and Mike Hinchey Proc. of the 14th IEEE International Symposium on Object/Component/Service-oriented Real-time Distributed Computing Workshops, 2011. Used by the ASCENS project The paper addresses two interesting topics: knowledge representation and awareness, pointing out the connections between them.

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Engineering of software-intensive systems: State of the art and research challenges

Background Paper

Matthias Hölzl, Axel Rauschmayer, and Martin Wirsing In Software-Intensive Systems and New Computing Paradigms, volume 5380 of LNCS. Springer. DOI: 10.1007/978-3-540-89437-7_1 Used by the ASCENS project Surveying the state of the art of engineering of software-intensive systems, the authors point

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