Advances in Applied Self-organizing Systems (Advanced Information and Knowledge Processing)
By: Mikhail Prokopenko (editor)Hardback
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This book presents the state-of-the-art in successfully engineered self-organizing systems. It goes further, too, to examine ways to balance design and self-organization in the context of applications. As demonstrated throughout, finding this balance helps to deal with diverse practical challenges. The case studies described illustrate the richness of the topic and provide guidance on its more intricate areas.
Part I: Introduction.- Design versus Self-organization.- Foundations and Formalizations of Self-Organization.- Part II: Distributed Management and Control.- Self-organizing Traffic Lights: A Realistic Simulation.- A Self-organizing Sensing System for Structural Health Monitoring of Aerospace Vehicles.- Decentralized Decision Making for Multi-Agent Systems.- Learning Mutation Strategies for Evolution and Adaptation of a Simulated Snakebot.- Self-Organization as Phase Transition in Decentralized Groups of Robots.- Distributed Control of Microscopic Robots in Biomedical Applications.- Part III: Self-organizing Computation.- Self-Organizing Digital Systems.- Self-organizing Nomadic Services in Grids.- Immune System Support for Scheduling.- Formal Immune Networks.- A Model for Self-organizing Data Visualization Using Decentralized Multi-Agent Systems.- Emergence of Travelling Localizations in Mutualistic-Excitation Media.- Part IV: Discussion.- A Turing Test for Emergence.- Index.
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