Autonomic computing



Autonomic computing (AC) has as its vision the creation of self-managing systems to address today’s concerns of complexity and total cost of ownership while meeting tomorrow’s needs for pervasive and ubiquitous computation and communication. This paper reports on the latest autonomic systems research and technologies to influence the industry; it looks behind AC, summarising what it is, the current state-of-the-art research, related work and initiatives, highlights research and technology transfer issues and concludes with further and recommended reading.


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© Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg 2005

Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.School of Computing and Mathematics, Faculty of EngineeringUniversity of UlsterNewtownabbey County AntrimNorthern Ireland

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