Adaptive Cloud Enterprise Architecture

Author: Asif Qumer Gill

Publisher: World Scientific

ISBN: 9814632147

Category: Computers

Page: 300

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This book presents a comprehensive and novel adaptive enterprise service systems approach to adapting, defining, operating, managing and supporting (ADOMS) the adaptive cloud enterprise architecture. The adaptive cloud enterprise architecture provides a platform for creating the service-centric agile enterprise. This book is intended for enterprise strategists, enterprise architects, domain architects, solution architects, researchers, and anyone who has an interest in the enterprise architecture and cloud computing disciplines. Contents:IntroductionCloud-Enabled Enterprise AdaptationThe Adaptive Enterprise Service System MetamodelThe Adaptive Enterprise Service System Lifecycle ManagementAdapting Cloud Enterprise Architecture CapabilityDefining Cloud Enterprise Architecture CapabilityOperating Cloud Enterprise Architecture CapabilityManaging Cloud Enterprise Architecture CapabilitySupporting Cloud Enterprise Architecture CapabilityCase Study Examples Readership: Researchers, academics, professionals and graduate students in software engineering, information sciences and networking. Keywords:Agility;Agile Enterprise Architecture;Cloud Computing;Design Thinking;Innovation

Intelligent Interactive Multimedia Systems and Services

Proceedings of 2018 Conference

Author: Giuseppe De Pietro,Luigi Gallo,Robert J. Howlett,Lakhmi C. Jain,Ljubo Vlacic

Publisher: Springer

ISBN: 3319922319

Category: Computers

Page: 431

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This volume presents a series of carefully selected papers on the theme of Intelligent Interactive Multimedia Systems and Services (IIMSS-18), but also including contributions on Innovation in Medicine and Healthcare (InMed-18) and Smart Transportation Systems (STS-18). The papers were presented at the Smart Digital Futures 2018 multi-theme conference, which grouped the AMSTA, IDT, InMed, SEEL, STS and IIMSS conferences in one venue in Gold Coast, Australia in June 2018. IIMSS-18 included sessions on 'Cognitive Systems and Big Data Analytics', 'Data Processing and Secure Systems', 'Innovative Information Services for Advanced Knowledge Activity', 'Autonomous System' and ' Image Processing'. InMed-18 papers cover major areas of 'Digital Architecture for Internet of Things, Big data, Cloud and Mobile IT in Healthcare' and 'Advanced ICT for Medical and Healthcare'. STS-18 papers provide a comprehensive overview of various aspects of current research into intelligent transportation technology.

Building Intelligent Information Systems Software

Introducing the Unit Modeler Development Technology

Author: Thomas D. Feigenbaum

Publisher: Morgan Kaufmann

ISBN: 0128052783

Category: Computers

Page: 308

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Building Intelligent Information Systems Software shows scientists and engineers how to build applications that model complex information, data, and knowledge without the need for coding. Traditional software development takes time and leads to inflexible, complicated applications that almost, but don’t exactly, meet the intended needs. Requirements can change, sometimes mid-development, and adapting existing systems can be difficult. Individual solutions can be incompatible, leading to information silos and inefficiency throughout an organization. This book offers a solution – the Information Unit Model, an innovative architecture for translating domain knowledge into applications. By encapsulating the complexities of computing, the Unit Model allows engineers to focus on business or experimental needs. Author Tom Feigenbaum, inventor of the Unit Modeler, demonstrates this innovative software architecture for rapid application design and development. His approach promotes repurposing pre-existing tools and libraries, and collaborating across the cloud, to promote information sharing and efficient development practices. Each concept is illustrated with examples including file management, data management, and 3D visualization. Turn your domain knowledge into applications without heavy coding Design and develop information systems applications in a fraction of the time of traditional methods Leverage previously-built components to jump start new projects Includes access to a trial version of the Information Unit Modeler tool for rapid application development

Cloud Enterprise Architecture

Author: Pethuru Raj

Publisher: CRC Press

ISBN: 1466589078

Category: Computers

Page: 528

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Cloud Enterprise Architecture examines enterprise architecture (EA) in the context of the surging popularity of Cloud computing. It explains the different kinds of desired transformations the architectural blocks of EA undergo in light of this strategically significant convergence. Chapters cover each of the contributing architectures of EA—business, information, application, integration, security, and technology—illustrating the current and impending implications of the Cloud on each. Discussing the implications of the Cloud paradigm on EA, the book details the perceptible and positive changes that will affect EA design, governance, strategy, management, and sustenance. The author ties these topics together with chapters on Cloud integration and composition architecture. He also examines the Enterprise Cloud, Federated Clouds, and the vision to establish the InterCloud. Laying out a comprehensive strategy for planning and executing Cloud-inspired transformations, the book: Explains how the Cloud changes and affects enterprise architecture design, governance, strategy, management, and sustenance Presents helpful information on next-generation Cloud computing Describes additional architectural types such as enterprise-scale integration, security, management, and governance architectures This book is an ideal resource for enterprise architects, Cloud evangelists and enthusiasts, and Cloud application and service architects. Cloud center administrators, Cloud business executives, managers, and analysts will also find the book helpful and inspirational while formulating appropriate mechanisms and schemes for sound modernization and migration of traditional applications to Cloud infrastructures and platforms.

Future Intelligent Information Systems

Author: Dehuai Zheng

Publisher: Springer Science & Business Media

ISBN: 9783642197062

Category: Computers

Page: 672

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2010 First International Conference on Electrical and Electronics Engineering was held in Wuhan, China, December 4-5. Future Intelligent Information Systems book contains eighty-five revised and extended research articles written by prominent researchers participating in the conference. Topics covered include Tools and Methods of AI, Knowledge Discovery, Information Management and knowledge sharing, intelligent e-Technology, Information systems governance, and Informatics in Control. Intelligent Information System will offer the state of art of tremendous advances in Intelligent Information System and also serve as an excellent reference work for researchers and graduate students working with/on Intelligent Information System.

Software Architecture for Big Data and the Cloud

Author: Ivan Mistrik,Rami Bahsoon,Nour Ali,Maritta Heisel,Bruce Maxim

Publisher: Morgan Kaufmann

ISBN: 0128093382

Category: Computers

Page: 470

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Software Architecture for Big Data and the Cloud is designed to be a single resource that brings together research on how software architectures can solve the challenges imposed by building big data software systems. The challenges of big data on the software architecture can relate to scale, security, integrity, performance, concurrency, parallelism, and dependability, amongst others. Big data handling requires rethinking architectural solutions to meet functional and non-functional requirements related to volume, variety and velocity. The book's editors have varied and complementary backgrounds in requirements and architecture, specifically in software architectures for cloud and big data, as well as expertise in software engineering for cloud and big data. This book brings together work across different disciplines in software engineering, including work expanded from conference tracks and workshops led by the editors. Discusses systematic and disciplined approaches to building software architectures for cloud and big data with state-of-the-art methods and techniques Presents case studies involving enterprise, business, and government service deployment of big data applications Shares guidance on theory, frameworks, methodologies, and architecture for cloud and big data

Knowledge-Based and Intelligent Information and Engineering Systems, Part II

15th International Conference, KES 2011, Kaiserslautern, Germany, September 12-14, 2011, Proceedings

Author: Andreas Koenig,Andreas Dengel,Knut Hinkelmann,Koichi Kise,Robert J. Howlett,Lakhmi C. Jain

Publisher: Springer Science & Business Media

ISBN: 3642238629

Category: Computers

Page: 703

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The four-volume set LNAI 6881-LNAI 6884 constitutes the refereed proceedings of the 15th International Conference on Knowledge-Based Intelligent Information and Engineering Systems, KES 2011, held in Kaiserslautern, Germany, in September 2011. Part 2: The total of 244 high-quality papers presented were carefully reviewed and selected from numerous submissions. The 70 papers of Part 2 are organized in topical sections on web intelligence, text and multimedia mining and retrieval, intelligent tutoring systems and e-learning environments, other / misc. intelligent systems topics, methods and techniques of artificial and computational intelligence in economics, finance and decision making, workshop on seamless integration of semantic technologies in computer-supported office work (sistcow), innovations in chance discovery, advanced knowledge-based systems, recent trends in knowledge engineering, smart systems, and their applications.

Information Systems Design and Intelligent Applications

Proceedings of Fourth International Conference INDIA 2017

Author: Vikrant Bhateja,Bao Le Nguyen,Nhu Gia Nguyen,Suresh Chandra Satapathy,Dac-Nhuong Le

Publisher: Springer

ISBN: 9811075123

Category: Computers

Page: 1088

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The book is a collection of high-quality peer-reviewed research papers presented at International Conference on Information System Design and Intelligent Applications (INDIA 2017) held at Duy Tan University, Da Nang, Vietnam during 15-17 June 2017. The book covers a wide range of topics of computer science and information technology discipline ranging from image processing, database application, data mining, grid and cloud computing, bioinformatics and many others. The various intelligent tools like swarm intelligence, artificial intelligence, evolutionary algorithms, bio-inspired algorithms have been well applied in different domains for solving various challenging problems.

Cloud Computing Patterns

Fundamentals to Design, Build, and Manage Cloud Applications

Author: Christoph Fehling,Frank Leymann,Ralph Retter,Walter Schupeck,Peter Arbitter

Publisher: Springer Science & Business Media

ISBN: 370911568X

Category: Computers

Page: 367

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The current work provides CIOs, software architects, project managers, developers, and cloud strategy initiatives with a set of architectural patterns that offer nuggets of advice on how to achieve common cloud computing-related goals. The cloud computing patterns capture knowledge and experience in an abstract format that is independent of concrete vendor products. Readers are provided with a toolbox to structure cloud computing strategies and design cloud application architectures. By using this book cloud-native applications can be implemented and best suited cloud vendors and tooling for individual usage scenarios can be selected. The cloud computing patterns offer a unique blend of academic knowledge and practical experience due to the mix of authors. Academic knowledge is brought in by Christoph Fehling and Professor Dr. Frank Leymann who work on cloud research at the University of Stuttgart. Practical experience in building cloud applications, selecting cloud vendors, and designing enterprise architecture as a cloud customer is brought in by Dr. Ralph Retter who works as an IT architect at T‐Systems, Walter Schupeck, who works as a Technology Manager in the field of Enterprise Architecture at Daimler AG,and Peter Arbitter, the former head of T Systems’ cloud architecture and IT portfolio team and now working for Microsoft. Voices on Cloud Computing Patterns Cloud computing is especially beneficial for large companies such as Daimler AG. Prerequisite is a thorough analysis of its impact on the existing applications and the IT architectures. During our collaborative research with the University of Stuttgart, we identified a vendor-neutral and structured approach to describe properties of cloud offerings and requirements on cloud environments. The resulting Cloud Computing Patterns have profoundly impacted our corporate IT strategy regarding the adoption of cloud computing. They help our architects, project managers and developers in the refinement of architectural guidelines and communicate requirements to our integration partners and software suppliers. Dr. Michael Gorriz – CIO Daimler AG Ever since 2005 T-Systems has provided a flexible and reliable cloud platform with its “Dynamic Services”. Today these cloud services cover a huge variety of corporate applications, especially enterprise resource planning, business intelligence, video, voice communication, collaboration, messaging and mobility services. The book was written by senior cloud pioneers sharing their technology foresight combining essential information and practical experiences. This valuable compilation helps both practitioners and clients to really understand which new types of services are readily available, how they really work and importantly how to benefit from the cloud. Dr. Marcus Hacke – Senior Vice President, T-Systems International GmbH This book provides a conceptual framework and very timely guidance for people and organizations building applications for the cloud. Patterns are a proven approach to building robust and sustainable applications and systems. The authors adapt and extend it to cloud computing, drawing on their own experience and deep contributions to the field. Each pattern includes an extensive discussion of the state of the art, with implementation considerations and practical examples that the reader can apply to their own projects. By capturing our collective knowledge about building good cloud applications and by providing a format to integrate new insights, this book provides an important tool not just for individual practitioners and teams, but for the cloud computing community at large. Kristof Kloeckner – General Manager,Rational Software, IBMSoftware Group

Emerging Trends in the Evolution of Service-Oriented and Enterprise Architectures

Author: Eman El-Sheikh,Alfred Zimmermann,Lakhmi C. Jain

Publisher: Springer

ISBN: 3319405640

Category: Computers

Page: 293

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This book presents emerging trends in the evolution of service-oriented and enterprise architectures. New architectures and methods of both business and IT are integrating services to support mobility systems, Internet of Things, Ubiquitous Computing, collaborative and adaptive business processes, Big Data, and Cloud ecosystems. They inspire current and future digital strategies and create new opportunities for the digital transformation of next digital products and services. Services Oriented Architectures (SOA) and Enterprise Architectures (EA) have emerged as a useful framework for developing interoperable, large-scale systems, typically implementing various standards, like Web Services, REST, and Microservices. Managing the adaptation and evolution of such systems presents a great challenge. Service-Oriented Architecture enables flexibility through loose coupling, both between the services themselves and between the IT organizations that manage them. Enterprises evolve continuously by transforming and extending their services, processes and information systems. Enterprise Architectures provide a holistic blueprint to help define the structure and operation of an organization with the goal of determining how an organization can most effectively achieve its objectives. The book proposes several approaches to address the challenges of the service-oriented evolution of digital enterprise and software architectures.

Intelligent Production Machines and Systems - 2nd I*PROMS Virtual International Conference 3-14 July 2006

Author: Duc T. Pham,Eldaw E. Eldukhri,Anthony J. Soroka

Publisher: Elsevier

ISBN: 0080556345

Category: Technology & Engineering

Page: 688

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I*PROMS 2005 is an online web-based conference. It provides a platform for presenting, discussing, and disseminating research results contributed by scientists and industrial practitioners active in the area of intelligent systems and soft computing techniques (such as fuzzy logic, neural networks, evolutionary algorithms, and knowledge-based systems) and their application in different areas of manufacturing. Comprised of 100 peer-reviewed articles, this important resource provides tools to help enterprises achieve goals critical to the future of manufacturing. I*PROMS is an European Union-funded network that involves 30 partner organizations and more than 130 researchers from universities, research organizations, and corporations. * State-of-the-art research results * Leading European researchers and industrial practitioners * Comprehensive collection of indexed and peer-reviewed articles in book format supported by a user-friendly full-text CD-ROM with search functionality

Architectural Patterns

Uncover essential patterns in the most indispensable realm of enterprise architecture

Author: Pethuru Raj Chelliah,Harihara Subramanian J,Anupama Murali

Publisher: Packt Publishing Ltd

ISBN: 178728834X

Category: Computers

Page: 468

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Learn the importance of architectural and design patterns in producing and sustaining next-generation IT and business-critical applications with this guide. Key Features Use patterns to tackle communication, integration, application structure, and more Implement modern design patterns such as microservices to build resilient and highly available applications Choose between the MVP, MVC, and MVVM patterns depending on the application being built Book Description Enterprise Architecture (EA) is typically an aggregate of the business, application, data, and infrastructure architectures of any forward-looking enterprise. Due to constant changes and rising complexities in the business and technology landscapes, producing sophisticated architectures is on the rise. Architectural patterns are gaining a lot of attention these days. The book is divided in three modules. You'll learn about the patterns associated with object-oriented, component-based, client-server, and cloud architectures. The second module covers Enterprise Application Integration (EAI) patterns and how they are architected using various tools and patterns. You will come across patterns for Service-Oriented Architecture (SOA), Event-Driven Architecture (EDA), Resource-Oriented Architecture (ROA), big data analytics architecture, and Microservices Architecture (MSA). The final module talks about advanced topics such as Docker containers, high performance, and reliable application architectures. The key takeaways include understanding what architectures are, why they're used, and how and where architecture, design, and integration patterns are being leveraged to build better and bigger systems. What you will learn Understand how several architectural and design patterns work to systematically develop multitier web, mobile, embedded, and cloud applications Learn object-oriented and component-based software engineering principles and patterns Explore the frameworks corresponding to various architectural patterns Implement domain-driven, test-driven, and behavior-driven methodologies Deploy key platforms and tools effectively to enable EA design and solutioning Implement various patterns designed for the cloud paradigm Who this book is for This book will empower and enrich IT architects (such as enterprise architects, software product architects, and solution and system architects), technical consultants, evangelists, and experts.

The Practice of Cloud System Administration

DevOps and SRE Practices for Web Services

Author: Thomas A. Limoncelli,Strata R. Chalup,Christina J. Hogan

Publisher: Addison-Wesley Professional

ISBN: 013347853X

Category: Computers

Page: 560

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“There’s an incredible amount of depth and thinking in the practices described here, and it’s impressive to see it all in one place.” —Win Treese, coauthor of Designing Systems for Internet Commerce The Practice of Cloud System Administration, Volume 2, focuses on “distributed” or “cloud” computing and brings a DevOps/SRE sensibility to the practice of system administration. Unsatisfied with books that cover either design or operations in isolation, the authors created this authoritative reference centered on a comprehensive approach. Case studies and examples from Google, Etsy, Twitter, Facebook, Netflix, Amazon, and other industry giants are explained in practical ways that are useful to all enterprises. The new companion to the best-selling first volume, The Practice of System and Network Administration, Second Edition, this guide offers expert coverage of the following and many other crucial topics: Designing and building modern web and distributed systems Fundamentals of large system design Understand the new software engineering implications of cloud administration Make systems that are resilient to failure and grow and scale dynamically Implement DevOps principles and cultural changes IaaS/PaaS/SaaS and virtual platform selection Operating and running systems using the latest DevOps/SRE strategies Upgrade production systems with zero down-time What and how to automate; how to decide what not to automate On-call best practices that improve uptime Why distributed systems require fundamentally different system administration techniques Identify and resolve resiliency problems before they surprise you Assessing and evaluating your team’s operational effectiveness Manage the scientific process of continuous improvement A forty-page, pain-free assessment system you can start using today

New Trends in Intelligent Information and Database Systems

Author: Dariusz Barbucha,Ngoc Thanh Nguyen,John Batubara

Publisher: Springer

ISBN: 331916211X

Category: Computers

Page: 382

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Intelligent information and database systems are two closely related subfields of modern computer science which have been known for over thirty years. They focus on the integration of artificial intelligence and classic database technologies to create the class of next generation information systems. The book focuses on new trends in intelligent information and database systems and discusses topics addressed to the foundations and principles of data, information, and knowledge models, methodologies for intelligent information and database systems analysis, design, and implementation, their validation, maintenance and evolution. They cover a broad spectrum of research topics discussed both from the practical and theoretical points of view such as: intelligent information retrieval, natural language processing, semantic web, social networks, machine learning, knowledge discovery, data mining, uncertainty management and reasoning under uncertainty, intelligent optimization techniques in information systems, security in databases systems, and multimedia data analysis. Intelligent information systems and their applications in business, medicine and industry, database systems applications, and intelligent internet systems are also presented and discussed in the book. The book consists of 38 chapters based on original works presented during the 7th Asian Conference on Intelligent Information and Database Systems (ACIIDS 2015) held on 23–25 March 2015 in Bali, Indonesia. The book is divided into six parts related to Advanced Machine Learning and Data Mining, Intelligent Computational Methods in Information Systems, Semantic Web, Social Networks and Recommendation Systems, Cloud Computing and Intelligent Internet Systems, Knowledge and Language Processing, and Intelligent Information and Database Systems: Applications.

Interactive Architecture

Adaptive World

Author: Michael Fox

Publisher: Chronicle Books

ISBN: 161689511X

Category: Architecture

Page: 176

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Recent technological developments in biology, computation, cybernetics, engineering, industrial design, materials, and robotics allow architecture to evolve beyond static functionality and become an active participant—with the capacity to perceive, react to, and connect—with humans and the natural world. The first process-based guide by Michael Fox and Miles Kemp introduced interactive architecture in 2009, and the past few years have seen its prototypical potential unleashed, manifest in the eighteen inventive projects featured in this follow-up, the latest in our Architecture Briefs series. Interactive Architecture: Adaptive World illustrates how structures can process information, make observations, and utilize tools to translate natural systems and create seamlessly integrated environments, from data-driven light installations, responsive sculptures, and performative materials, to smart highways, dynamic spaces, kinetic facades, and adaptive buildings. Ambitious projects from around the world, including Abu Dhabi, Indianapolis, Los Angeles, New York City, San Francisco, Frankfurt, London, Paris, Sochi, and Zurich, are illuminated by photographs, diagrams, and renderings.

Service Orchestration as Organization

Building Multi-Tenant Service Applications in the Cloud

Author: Malinda Kapuruge,Jun Han,Alan Colman

Publisher: Elsevier

ISBN: 0128010975

Category: Computers

Page: 334

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Service orchestration techniques combine the benefits of Service Oriented Architecture (SOA) and Business Process Management (BPM) to compose and coordinate distributed software services. On the other hand, Software-as-a-Service (SaaS) is gaining popularity as a software delivery model through cloud platforms due to the many benefits to software vendors, as well as their customers. Multi-tenancy, which refers to the sharing of a single application instance across multiple customers or user groups (called tenants), is an essential characteristic of the SaaS model. Written in an easy to follow style with discussions supported by real-world examples, Service Orchestration as Organization introduces a novel approach with associated language, framework, and tool support to show how service orchestration techniques can be used to engineer and deploy SaaS applications. Describes the benefits as well as the challenges of building adaptive, multi-tenant software service applications using service-orchestration techniques Provides a thorough synopsis of the current state of the art, including the advantages and drawbacks of the adaptation techniques available Describes in detail how the underlying framework of the new approach has been implemented using available technologies, such as business rules engines and web services

Coherency Management

Architecting the Enterprise for Alignment, Agility and Assurance

Author: Gary Doucet,Saha Pallab Saha,Bernard Scott Bernard,Scott Bernard

Publisher: AuthorHouse

ISBN: 1438996071

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 544

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The book introduces the idea of Coherency Management, and asserts that this is the primary outcome goal of an enterprise's architecture. With submissions from over 30 authors and co-authors, the book reinforces the idea that EA is being practiced in an ever-increasing variety of circumstances - from the tactical to the strategic, from the technical to the political, and with governance that ranges from sell to tell. The characteristics, usages, value statements, frameworks, rules, tools and countless other attributes of EA seem to be anything but orderly, definable, classifiable, and understandable as might be hoped given heritage of EA and the famous framework and seminal article on the subject by John Zachman over two decades ago. Notably, EA is viewed as an Enterprise Design and Management approach, adopted to build better enterprises, rather than a IT Design and Management approach limited to build better systems.

Advances in Knowledge-Based and Intelligent Information and Engineering Systems

Author: Manuel Graña,Carlos Toro

Publisher: IOS Press

ISBN: 1614991049

Category: Computers

Page: 2273

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In this 2012 edition of Advances in Knowledge-Based and Intelligent Information and Engineering Systems the latest innovations and advances in Intelligent Systems and related areas are presented by leading experts from all over the world. The 228 papers that are included cover a wide range of topics. One emphasis is on Information Processing, which has become a pervasive phenomenon in our civilization. While the majority of Information Processing is becoming intelligent in a very broad sense, major research in Semantics, Artificial Intelligence and Knowledge Engineering supports the domain specific applications that are becoming more and more present in our everyday living. Ontologies play a major role in the development of Knowledge Engineering in various domains, from Semantic Web down to the design of specific Decision Support Systems. Research on Ontologies and their applications is a highly active front of current Computational Intelligence science that is addressed here. Other subjects in this volume are modern Machine Learning, Lattice Computing and Mathematical Morphology.The wide scope and high quality of these contributions clearly show that knowledge engineering is a continuous living and evolving set of technologies aimed at improving the design and understanding of systems and their relations with humans.

Self-Adaptive Systems for Machine Intelligence

Author: Haibo He

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 9781118025598

Category: Computers

Page: 250

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This book will advance the understanding and application of self-adaptive intelligent systems; therefore it will potentially benefit the long-term goal of replicating certain levels of brain-like intelligence in complex and networked engineering systems. It will provide new approaches for adaptive systems within uncertain environments. This will provide an opportunity to evaluate the strengths and weaknesses of the current state-of-the-art of knowledge, give rise to new research directions, and educate future professionals in this domain. Self-adaptive intelligent systems have wide applications from military security systems to civilian daily life. In this book, different application problems, including pattern recognition, classification, image recovery, and sequence learning, will be presented to show the capability of the proposed systems in learning, memory, and prediction. Therefore, this book will also provide potential new solutions to many real-world applications.