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Autonomic Computing: the natural fusion of Soft Computing and Hard Computing

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Sterritt, R (2003) Autonomic Computing: the natural fusion of Soft Computing and Hard Computing. In: 2003 IEEE International Conference on Systems, Man & Cybernetics, Washington, D.C., USA.. IEEE. 6 pp. [Conference contribution]

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URL: http://dx.doi.org/10.1109/ICSMC.2003.1245735

DOI: 10.1109/ICSMC.2003.1245735

Abstract

Autonomic Computing is emerging as a significant new approach in the design of computing systems. Its overall goal is the creation of Self-Managing Systems. In order to achieve this, Hard and Soft Computing are required. The benefits from utilizing Soft Computing include their ability to handle imprecision, uncertainty and partial truth that is inherently present in any complex real world problem accompanied by the practicable benefits of Hard Computing namely the stability of highly predictable solutions and typically low computational burden. This paper motivates the proposition that the successful creation of Autonomic Systems requires a fusion of Soft Computing and Hard Computing.

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:7927
Deposited By:Mr Roy Sterritt
Deposited On:03 Jan 2012 14:42
Last Modified:03 Jan 2012 14:42

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