Issue 3 • May 2006
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IEEE Transactions on Systems, Man, and Cybernetics—Part C: Applications and Reviews publication informationPublication Year: 2006, Page(s): c2| PDF (34 KB)
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More and more, the National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) will rely on concepts from autonomous systems not only in mission control centers on the ground, but also on spacecraft and on rovers and other space assets on extraterrestrial bodies. Autonomy facilitates not only reduced operations costs, but also adaptable goal-driven functionality of mission systems. Space missions lacking... View full abstract»
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High-energy physics experiments require an extraordinary amount of real-time computation, and the computers implementing the online data processing must be very reliable because of the large cost associated with operating the facilities and the potential for loss of irreplaceable data. Conventional redundancy-based fault tolerance and adaptive approaches are not appropriate because of the tremendo... View full abstract»
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The overall goal of this research is to improve the self-awareness and environment-awareness aspect of personal autonomic computing (PAC) to facilitate self-managing capabilities such as self-healing. Personal computing offers unique challenges for self-management due to its multiequipment, multisituation, and multiuser nature. The aim is to develop a support architecture for multiplatform working... View full abstract»
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This paper describes a distributed layered architecture for resource-constrained multirobot cooperation, which is utilized in autonomic mobile sensor network coverage. In the upper layer, a dynamic task allocation scheme self-organizes the robot coalitions to track efficiently across regions. It uses concepts of ant behavior to self-regulate the regional distributions of robots in proportion to th... View full abstract»
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An important domain for autonomic systems is the area of ubiquitous computing: users are increasingly surrounded by technology that is heterogeneous, pervasive, and variable. In this paper we describe our work in developing self-adapting computing infrastructure that automates the configuration and reconfiguration of such environments. Focusing on the engineering issues of self-adaptation in the p... View full abstract»
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The emergence of pervasive wide-area distributed computing environments, such as pervasive information systems and computational grids, has enabled new generations of applications that are based on seamless access, aggregation, and interaction. However, the inherent complexity, heterogeneity, and dynamism of these systems require a change in how the applications are developed and managed. In this ... View full abstract»
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Mobile agents are being leveraged in both workflow management and grid computing contexts. The convergence of these two research streams supports execution in the grid where tasks are allowed to vary in their level of interdependence. The result is an expansion of grid applications beyond those which consist of homogeneous computations decomposed and performed in parallel to those which support th... View full abstract»
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Thevast majority of the world's structured data are now stored and managed by relational database management systems (RDBMSs). These systems provide powerful data management capabilities. However, as the power and functionality of these systems has grown, so has the complexity of their administration. In this paper, we show how the IBM DB2 Universal Database for Linux, UNIX, and Windows (DB2 UDB) ... View full abstract»
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Many problems faced in implementing computer-based system applications are related to the deployment of commercially available general-purpose computer system platforms. In the provisioning application software products and services, the platforms have often proven to be the most unreliable, costly, and risk-laden system element. There are historical reasons for the current problems that must be u... View full abstract»
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Whereas probability theory has been very successful as a conceptual framework for risk analysis in many areas where a lot of experimental data and expert knowledge are available, it presents certain limitations in applications where only weak information can be obtained. One such application investigated in this paper is water treatment, a domain in which key information such as input water charac... View full abstract»
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Two novel expert dynamic buffer tuners/controllers, namely, the neural network controller (NNC) and the fuzzy logic controller (FLC) are proposed in this paper. They use soft computing techniques to eliminate buffer overflow at the user/server level. As a result they help shorten the end-to-end service roundtrip time (RTT) of the logical Internet transmission control protocol (TCP) channels. The t... View full abstract»
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Decision support systems issue a large number of online analytical processing (OLAP) queries to access very large databases. A data warehouse needs to precompute or materialize some of such OLAP queries in order to improve the system throughput, since many coming queries can benefit greatly from these materialized views. Materialized view selection with resource constraint is one of the most impor... View full abstract»
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At the beginning of the 21st century, the emergence of knowledge management is viewed as a natural evolution. Knowledge management is defined as the formal management of knowledge for facilitating creation, access, and reuse of knowledge, typically by using advanced technology. To be easily communicated and shared, tacit knowledge has to be explicated as explicit knowledge (e.g., in product specif... View full abstract»
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Soft computing (SC) and hard computing (HC) methodologies are fused together successfully in numerous industrial applications. The principal aim is to develop computationally intelligent hybrid systems that are straightforward to analyze, with highly predictable behavior and stability, and with computational burden that is no more than moderate. All these goals are particularly important in embedd... View full abstract»
IEEE Systems, Man, and Cybernetics Society InformationPublication Year: 2006, Page(s): c3
IEEE Transactions on Systems, Man, and Cybernetics—Part C: Applications and Reviews Information for authorsPublication Year: 2006, Page(s): c4| PDF (33 KB)
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