Workshop 12 - SAACS '04

2nd International Workshop on Self-Adaptable and Autonomic Computing Systems


Wednesday, 1 September 2004


11.30 - 13.30 Session 1:        Chair Moh Ibrahim


Role of Policies in Autonomic Computing: A Data Management perspective,

Manish Bhide, Ajay Gupta, Mukesh Mohania, Dinesh Verma


Toward Self-Stabilizing Operating Systems

Shlomi Dolev and Reuven Yagel


Self-Adaptive and Self-Optimising Resource Monitoring for Dynamic Grid Environments
Helene N. Lim Choi Keung, Justin R.D. Dyson, Stephen A. Jarvis, Graham R. Nudd


Simulation Model for Self-Adaptive Applications in Pervasive Computing
Markus C. Huebscher and Julie A. McCann


13.30 - 15.00 Lunch


15.00 - 16.30 Session  2:         Chair Torsten Eymann


Distributed Reinforcement Learning of Autonomic Behaviour
Jim Dowling, Raymond Cunningham, Eoin Curran, Vinny Cahill

Towards the Design of an Energy-efficient, Location-aware Routing Protocol for for Mobile, Ad-hoc Sensor Networks
Aris Papadopoulos, Julie A. McCann

Building a self-adaptive content distribution network
Gawesh Jawaheer


16.30 - 17.00 Coffee Break


17.00 - 19.00  Session 3:       Chair Moh Ibrahim


An Auto-Indexing Technique for Databases Based on Clustering

Jyotsna Surabattula, Mujiba Zaman, Le Gruenwald


Panel I:

“Self-Adaptability and Man-in-the-Loop: A Dilemma in Autonomic systems” 

Mohamed T Ibrahim, Ric Telford, Petre Dini, Nino Vidovic, Pascal Lorenz, Richard Anthony



Thursday, 2 September 2004


11.30 - 13.30 Session 4::         Chair Julie MacCann


Natural Inspiration for Self-Adaptive Systems
Richard John Anthony


PAC-MEN: Personal Autonomic Computing Monitoring Environments
Roy Sterritt, David F. Bantz


Installable Unit Deployment Descriptor for Autonomic Solution Management
Christine Draper, Randy George, Marcello Vitaletti – IBM Software Group


Psychological Models in Autonomic Computing Systems
Andrew Lee


A Deliberative Model for Self-Adaptation Middleware Using Architectural Dependency
N. Badr A. Taleb-Bendiab D.Reilly


13.30 - 15.00 Lunch


15.00 - 16.30 Session 5:          Chair: Kazuo Iwano


Self-Managing Remote Object Interconnections   

Stefan Paal, Reiner Kammüller, Bernd Freisleben


Self-Organisation in Agent-Based Mobile Computing

R.W. Collier, M.J. O’Grady, G.M.P O’Hare, C. Muldoon, D. Phelan, R. Strahan, Y. Tong 


Protocol for dynamic self-adaptive coupling in component-based distributed systems          

P. Dini, C. Dini, M. Popescu, A. Harvey


16.30 - 17.00 Coffee Break


17.00 - 19.00  Session 6::        Chair Petre Dini


On The Persistence of Computer Dreams – An Application Framework for Robust Adaptive Deployment,     Alun R. Butler, Mohamed Ibrahim, Keith Rennolls and Liz Bacon


Panel  II:             Panel Moderator: Petre Dini, Cisco Systems, Inc., USA


"Internet, GRID, Self-adaptability and beyond; Are we ready?"


Guests: Petre Dini, Alexander Clemm, Wolfgang Gentzsch, Andreas Polze, Mark Potts, and Mazin Yousif



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