Self-organising Software

From Natural to Artificial Adaptation

ISBN: 978-3-642-17347-9 (Print) 978-3-642-17348-6 (Online)

Table of contents (18 chapters)

  1. Front Matter

    Pages I-XVIII

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    Pages 1-4

    Introduction

  3. Main Concepts and Background

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 5-5

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      Pages 7-32

      Self-organising Systems

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      Pages 33-74

      History and Definitions

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      Pages 75-103

      Self-organisation in Natural Systems Inspiring Self-organising Software

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      Pages 105-119

      Agents and Multi-Agent Systems

  4. Self-Organisation Mechanisms

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 121-121

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      Pages 123-138

      Stigmergy

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      Pages 139-162

      Gossip

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      Pages 163-192

      Trust and Reputation for Successful Software Self-organisation

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      Pages 193-226

      Cooperation

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      Pages 227-249

      Immune Systems

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      Pages 251-279

      Holonic Multi-Agent Systems

  5. Engineering Artificial Self-Organising Systems

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 281-281

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      Pages 283-312

      Engineering Self-organising Systems

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      Pages 313-344

      Middleware Infrastructures for Self-organising Pervasive Computing Systems

  6. Applications of Self-Organising Software

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 345-345

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      Pages 347-377

      Self-organisation in Constraint Problem Solving

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      Pages 379-403

      Adaptive Trust Management

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      Pages 405-423

      Security in Artificial Systems

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      Pages 425-445

      Region Detection in Images

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      Pages 447-449

      Conclusions

  7. Back Matter

    Pages 451-462