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A Role for Contextualised Knowledge in Autonomic Communications

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Sterritt, Roy, Mulvenna, Maurice and Lawrynowicz, A (2004) A Role for Contextualised Knowledge in Autonomic Communications. In: First IFIP WG6.6 International Workshop on Autonomic Communication (WAC-2004), Berlin, Germany. IFIP. 13 pp. [Conference contribution]

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Abstract

The conceptual architecture of autonomic communications requires a knowledge layer to offer effective, transparent and high level self-management capabilities. This knowledge plane can utilise the behaviour of autonomic communication regimes to monitor and intervene at many differing levels of network granularity. This paper introduces autonomic computing and autonomic communication, before outlining the role of knowledge in autonomic networks. Some research issues, in particular the concept of dynamic context as a method to acquire knowledge dynamically that helps to facilitate a successful realisation of the knowledge plane are explored and discussed.

Item Type:Conference contribution (Paper)
Faculties and Schools:Faculty of Computing & Engineering
Faculty of Computing & Engineering > School of Computing and Mathematics
Research Institutes and Groups:Computer Science Research Institute
Computer Science Research Institute > Smart Environments
ID Code:14588
Deposited By:Professor Maurice Mulvenna
Deposited On:02 Nov 2010 15:05
Last Modified:02 Nov 2010 15:05

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