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Agents and Service-Oriented Computing for Autonomic Computing: A Research Agenda
May/June 2009 (vol. 13 no. 3)
pp. 82-87
Frances M.T. Brazier, Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam
Jeffrey O. Kephart, IBM T.J. Watson Research Center, where he also manages IBM's data center energy management research stategy and a joint research program with the IBM Tivoli Software Group
H. Van Dyke Parunak, Tech Team Government Solutions
Michael N. Huhns, University of South Carolina
Autonomic computing is the solution proposed to cope with the complexity of today's computing environments. Self-management, an important element of autonomic computing, is also characteristic of single and multiagent systems, as well as systems based on service-oriented architectures. Combining these technologies can be profitable for all — in particular, for the development of autonomic computing systems.

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Index Terms:
service-oriented computing, autonomic computing, multiagent systems, Web-Scale Workflow
Frances M.T. Brazier, Jeffrey O. Kephart, H. Van Dyke Parunak, Michael N. Huhns, "Agents and Service-Oriented Computing for Autonomic Computing: A Research Agenda," IEEE Internet Computing, vol. 13, no. 3, pp. 82-87, May-June 2009, doi:10.1109/MIC.2009.51
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