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Title: A new paradigm for SpeckNets: Inspiration from fungal colonies
Authors: Falconer, Ruth E.
Bown, James L.
Hart, Emma
Timmis, Jon
Affiliation: University of Abertay Dundee. Scottish Informatics, Mathematics, Biology and Statistics Centre
Keywords: Fungal colonies
Issue Date: Oct-2008
Publisher: Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers
Type: Conference Paper
Refereed: peer-reviewed
Rights: (c)2009 IEEE. Personal use of this material is permitted. However, permission to reprint/republish this material for advertising or promotional purposes or for creating new collective works for resale or redistribution to servers or lists, or to reuse any copyrighted component of this work in other works must be obtained from the IEEE.
Citation: Falconer, R. et al. 2008. A new paradigm for SpeckNets: Inspiration fronm fungal colonies. In: 2008 Second IEEE International Conference on Self-Adaptive and Self-Organizing Systems Workshops, Venice, 20-24 Oct. 2008. pp.90-95
Abstract: In this position paper, we propose the development of a new biologically inspired paradigm based on fungal colonies, for the application to pervasive adaptive systems. Fungal colonies have a number of properties that make them an excellent candidate for inspiration for engineered systems. Here we propose the application of such inspiration to a speckled computing platform. We argue that properties from fungal colonies map well to properties and requirements for controlling SpeckNets and suggest that an existing mathematical model of a fungal colony can developed into a new computational paradigm.
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/10373/269
ISBN: 978-0-7695-3553-1
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