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Distributed Control of Emergence: Local and Global Anti-Component Strategies in Particle Swarms and Ant Colonies
Found in: Self-Adaptive and Self-Organizing Systems, IEEE International Conference on
By Alexandra Brintrup, Tao Gong, Andreas Ligtvoet, Chris Davis, Willem van Willigen, Edward Robinson
Issue Date:September 2009
pp. 216-222
Although emergent systems have presented us with powerful modeling and optimization mechanisms, often measures of control are necessary to prevent unwanted emergence. In cases where messaging has to be kept to a minimum, central control approaches are not ...
Will Intelligent Assets Take Off? Toward Self-Serving Aircraft
Found in: IEEE Intelligent Systems
By Alexandra Brintrup, Duncan McFarlane, Damith Ranasinghe, Tomás Sánchez López, Kenneth Owens
Issue Date:May 2011
pp. 66-75
<p>The authors describe a self-serving asset built on an intelligent, self-aware agent platform that maximizes its service life by contacting, selecting, and procuring service providers autonomously.</p>