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2011 IEEE Fifth International Conference on Self-Adaptive and Self-Organizing Systems (2011)
Ann Arbor, Michigan USA
Oct. 3, 2011 to Oct. 7, 2011
ISBN: 978-0-7695-4542-4
pp: 61-70
ABSTRACT
Pervasive applications incorporate physical components that are exposed to everyday use and a large number of conditions and external factors that can lead to faults and failures. It is also possible that application requirements change during deployment and the network needs to adapt to a new context. Consequently, pervasive systems must be capable to autonomically adapt to changing conditions without involving users becoming a transparent asset in the environment. In this paper, we present an autonomic mechanism for initial task assignment in sensor networks, an NP-hard problem. We also study on-line adaptation of the original deployment which considers real-time metrics for maximising utility and lifetime of applications and smooth service degradation in the face of component failures.
INDEX TERMS
task allocation, wireless sensor network, self-adapting, autonomic
CITATION

K. Tei, M. Sloman, T. Bourdenas and S. Honiden, "Autonomic Role and Mission Allocation Framework for Wireless Sensor Networks," 2011 IEEE Fifth International Conference on Self-Adaptive and Self-Organizing Systems(SASO), Ann Arbor, Michigan USA, 2011, pp. 61-70.
doi:10.1109/SASO.2011.17
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