Towards Immune Inspired Fault Tolerance in Embedded Systems

Timmis, Jon and de Lemos, Rogério and Ayara, Modupe and Duncan, Ross (2002) Towards Immune Inspired Fault Tolerance in Embedded Systems. In: Proceedings of 9th International Conference on Neural Information Processing, November 18-22, 2002, Orchid Country Club Singapore. (Full text available)

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Abstract

The immune system is a remarkable natural system that is proving to be of great inspiration to computer scientists and engineers alike. This paper discusses the role that the immune system can play in the development of fault tolerant embedded systems. Initial work in the area has highlighted the use of the immune process of negative selection, and more importantly the concept of self/non-self discrimination in the application of artificial immune systems in fault tolerance. This paper reviews those works, highlights issues relating to the way in which this area is approached, and raises important points that need to be considered before effective immune inspired fault tolerant systems can be constructed.

Item Type: Conference or workshop item (Paper)
Uncontrolled keywords: dependable systems, artificial immune systems, fault tolerance, immune networks
Subjects: Q Science > QA Mathematics (inc Computing science) > QA 76 Software, computer programming,
Divisions: Faculties > Science Technology and Medical Studies > School of Computing > Applied and Interdisciplinary Informatics Group
Depositing User: Mark Wheadon
Date Deposited: 24 Nov 2008 17:59
Last Modified: 11 Jun 2014 09:45
Resource URI: http://kar.kent.ac.uk/id/eprint/13707 (The current URI for this page, for reference purposes)
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