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Special Issue on Collective Adaptive Systems

Scalable Computing: Practice and Experience Scientific International Journal for Parallel and Distributed Computing A special issue that arose from the FoCAS Workshop @ SASO 2014. View here: http://www.scpe.org/index.php/scpe/issue/view/128 Special Issue: Introduction to the Special Issue on Collective Adaptive Systems Giacomo

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Can robots evolve? A video conversation between Jon Timmis and Alan Winfield

Can robots evolve?

Jon Timmis and Alan Winfield discuss robot evolution prior to Jon’s illuminating talk for FoCAS at the Edinburgh International Science Festival in April 2015.

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Gene regulatory networks creating patterns in a Kilobot swarm

Swarm Organ

Jorren Bosga, Fredrik Jansson (F.R.Jansson@uva.nl) Swarm-Organ Project, www.swarm-organ.eu As our ability to develop complex artificial systems improves, inspiration is sought in perhaps the most perfect example of complexity: nature. Especially in the new field of swarm robotics, which aims to

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FoCAS Newsletter Seven

FoCAS Newsletter Issue Seven

FoCAS Newsletter Issue Seven from FoCAS Initiative Download low resolution copy of the newsletter here  (PDF). View via ISSUU

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Collective Adaptation in Smart Cities

Antonio Bucchiarone, Annapaola Marconi, Naranker Dulay, Anna Lavygina and Alessandra Russo The Internet of Services (IoS) foresees a future Internet in which the provisioning of, access to and use of services will be as widespread as content is today. Smart

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FoCAS adopt subCULTron project

subCULTron

FoCAS have adopted another project – subCULTron: Submarine Cultures Perform Long-Term Robotic Exploration Of Unconventional Environmental Niches (www.subcultron.eu). You can view the project’s abstract below and if you’re Twitter literate follow them here: @subCULTron subCULTron aims for achieving long-term autonomy

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Tarek F. Abdelzaher Interview

Tarek Abdelzaher

Tarek F. Abdelzaher is currently a Professor and Willett Faculty Scholar at the Department of Computer Science, the University of Illinois at Urbana Champaign. He has authored/co-authored more than 170 refereed publications in real-time computing, distributed systems, sensor networks, and

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CFP: The Ninth IEEE International Conference on Self-Adaptive and Self-Organizing Systems (SASO 2015)

The Ninth IEEE International Conference on Self-Adaptive and Self-Organizing Systems (SASO 2015) Download details as .txt file MIT, Cambridge, Massachusetts; 21-25 September 2015 Website: https://saso2015.mit.edu/ Part of FAS* — Foundation and Applications of Self-* Computing Conferences Co-located with: The International

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FoCAS sponsor speaker at UBICOMP 2015 Workshop, Osaka, Japan

FoCAS are sponsoring Mirko Viroli (Alma Mater Studiorum-Università di Bologna) to deliver a talk at UBICOMP workshop – Collective Adaptation in very large scale UBICOMP: The Superorganism of Massive Collective Wearables Title: Programming Very-large Scale Systems of Wearables Abstract Emerging

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Workshop on Collective Adaptation in Very Large Scale Ubicomp: Towards a Superorganism of Wearables

Workshop at Ubicomp2015, Osaka, Japan: September 7, 2015 SUMMARY AND THEME The 2nd workshop (after the UBICOMP 2014 WS in Seattle) asks questions on the potential and opportunities of turning massively deployed wearable systems to a globe-spanning superorganism of socially

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