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Cellular Differentiation-Based Service Adaptation

  • Ichiro Satoh
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 7084)

Abstract

This paper proposes an approach to adapting services in a distributed system whose computational resources are dynamically changed. It supports the notions of cellular differentiation and dedifferentiation. When a service delegates a function to another component coordinating with it, if the former has the function, this function becomes less-developed and the latter’s function becomes well-developed. When some differentiated services are not available, it enables remaining services to automatically support the functions provided from the unavailable services. The approach was constructed as a middleware system and allowed us to define agents as Java objects. We present several evaluations of the framework in a distributed system.

Keywords

Request Message Dictyostelium Discoideum Runtime System Cellular Slime Mold Java Object 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Ichiro Satoh
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  1. 1.National Institute of InformaticsChiyoda-kuJapan

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