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Behavioral implicit communication (BIC): Communicating with smart environments

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Cristiano Castelfranchi, Giovanni Pezzulo, Luca Tummolini (2010) Behavioral implicit communication (BIC): Communicating with smart environments International Journal of Ambient Computing and Intelligence, Volume 2, Issue 1, 2010 http://www.igi-global.com/article/behavioral-implicit-communication-bic/40346 In the age of social networks, embracing “humans-in-the-loop” is fundamental to effectively

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Why interaction is more powerful than algorithms

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Peter Wegner (1997) Communications of the ACM, Volume 40 Issue 5, May 1997, Pages 80-91 http://dl.acm.org/citation.cfm?id=253801 Reason in interaction is a fundamental issue to consider when engineering collective adaptive systems, thus we must understand in which ways the quality and

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Building blocks for aggregate programming of self-organising applications

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Beal J, Viroli M. In: Workshop on Foundations of Complex Adaptive Systems (FOCAS); 2014. This paper addresses the field calculus and the composable self-organization primitives in collective adaptive systems.

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Description and composition of bio-inspired design patterns: a complete overview

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Fernandez-Marquez J, Marzo Serugendo G, Montagna S, Viroli M, Arcos J. Description and composition of bio-inspired design patterns: a complete overview Natural Computing. 2013;12(1):43–67 http://link.springer.com/article/10.1007%2Fs11047-012-9324-y This paper addresses the field calculus and the composable self-organization primitives in collective adaptive systems.

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A Calculus of Computational Fields

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Viroli M, Damiani F, Beal J. In: Canal C, Villari M, editors. Advances in Service-Oriented and Cloud Computing. vol. 393 of Communications in Computer and Information Sci. Springer Berlin Heidelberg; 2013. p. 114–128. http://link.springer.com/chapter/10.1007%2F978-3-642-45364-9_11 This paper addresses the field calculus

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Assurances for Self-Adaptive Systems: Principles, Models, and Techniques

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Javier Cámara, Rogério de Lemos, Carlo Ghezzi, Antónia Lopes Lecture Notes in Computer Science Volume 7740 (2013) DOI 10.1007/978-3-642-36249-1 This book provides a good overview on quality assurance and its diversity in applicable methods and tools.

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Towards Testing Self-Organizing, Adaptive Systems

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Benedikt Eberhardinger, Hella Seebach, Alexander Knapp, and Wolfgang Reif Proceedings of the 26th IFIP WG 6.1 International Conference (ICTSS 2014), Lecture Notes in Computer Science, Springer. (2014) http://link.springer.com/chapter/10.1007%2F978-3-662-44857-1_13 Testing is required for bringing collective adaptive systems into Real Life Applications

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Towards Modeling and Execution of Collective Adaptive Systems

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Vasilios Andrikopoulos, Antonio Bucchiarone, Santiago Gomez Saez, Dimka Karastoyanova, Claudio Antares Mezzina ICSOC Workshops 2013: 69-81 http://link.springer.com/chapter/10.1007%2F978-3-319-06859-6_7 This paper presents the general definition of collective adaptive systems in the ALLOW Ensembles Project.

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Domain Objects for Dynamic and Incremental Service Composition

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Antonio Bucchiarone, Martina De Sanctis, Marco Pistore ESOCC 2014, LNCS Volume 8745, 2014, pp 62-80. http://link.springer.com/chapter/10.1007%2F978-3-662-44879-3_5 This paper presents a way to model heterogeneous entities in a CAS in a uniform way and to combine them in collective through dependency

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A Model of Human Cooperation in Social Dilemmas

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V.Capraro PLOS One, vol.8 issue 8, August 2013 DOI: 10.1371/journal.pone.0072427 For many simple games and social interactions, standard game theory techniques (such as analysis of Nash equlibria) lead to predictions that are substantially different from those observed in practical experiments.

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