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Utilising the event calculus for policy driven adaptation on mobile systems

Efstratiou, Christos, Friday, Adrian, Davies, Nigel, Cheverst, Keith (2002) Utilising the event calculus for policy driven adaptation on mobile systems. In: Third International Workshop on Policies for Distributed Systems and Networks, 2002. Proceedings. . pp. 13-24. IEEE ISBN 0-7695-1611-4. (doi:10.1109/POLICY.2002.1011289) (Access to this publication is currently restricted. You may be able to access a copy if URLs are provided) (KAR id:38814)

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Adaptation is an important requirement for mobile applications due to the varying levels of resource availability that characterises mobile environments. However, without proper control, multiple applications can each adapt independently in response to a range of different adaptive stimuli, causing conflicts or suboptimal performance. In this paper, we present a policy-driven approach for mobile adaptive systems that can overcome the aforementioned problems. Our system is based on a policy language derived from the event calculus logic programming formalism. Important characteristics of our policy language are its support for explicit time-dependency expressions and its simple and user-friendly syntax.

Item Type: Conference or workshop item (Paper)
DOI/Identification number: 10.1109/POLICY.2002.1011289
Uncontrolled keywords: calculus; availability; quality of service; mobile computing; application software; adaptive systems; computer science; programmable control; adaptive control; logic
Subjects: T Technology
Divisions: Divisions > Division of Computing, Engineering and Mathematical Sciences > School of Engineering and Digital Arts
Depositing User: Christos Efstratiou
Date Deposited: 19 Mar 2014 14:17 UTC
Last Modified: 15 Nov 2022 15:34 UTC
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Efstratiou, Christos.

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