Advances in Applied Self-Organizing Systems

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ISBN: 978-1-4471-5112-8 (Print) 978-1-4471-5113-5 (Online)

Table of contents (15 chapters)

  1. Front Matter

    Pages I-X

  2. Introduction

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 1-1

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      Pages 3-21

      Design Versus Self-Organization

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      Pages 23-42

      Foundations and Formalizations of Self-Organization

  3. Distributed Management and Control

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 43-43

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      Pages 45-55

      Self-Organizing Traffic Lights: A Realistic Simulation

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      Pages 57-90

      Self-Organizing Sensing of Structures: Monitoring a Space Vehicle Thermal Protection System

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      Pages 91-133

      Decentralised Decision Making for Ad-hoc Multi-Agent Systems

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      Pages 135-156

      Learning Mutation Strategies for Evolution and Adaptation of a Simulated Snakebot

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      Pages 157-177

      Self-Organization as Phase Transition in Decentralized Groups of Robots: A Study Based on Boltzmann Entropy

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      Pages 179-208

      Distributed Control of Microscopic Robots in Biomedical Applications

  4. Self-Organizing Computation

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 209-209

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      Pages 211-262

      Self-Organizing Computing Systems: Songline Processors

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      Pages 263-293

      Self-Organizing Nomadic Services in Grids

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      Pages 295-319

      Immune System Support for Scheduling

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      Pages 321-341

      Formal Immune Networks: Self-Organization and Real-World Applications

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      Pages 343-377

      A Model for Self-Organizing Data Visualization Using Decentralized Multi-Agent Systems

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      Book Chapter

      Pages 379-398

      Memristive Excitable Automata: Structural Dynamics, Phenomenology, Localizations and Conductive Pathways

  5. Discussion

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 399-399

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      Pages 401-416

      A Turing Test for Emergence

  6. Back Matter

    Pages 417-426