INSPIRING FUTURES

Computing the State of Specknets: an immune-inspired approach.

Davoudani, Despina, Hart, Emma and Paechter, Ben (2008) Computing the State of Specknets: an immune-inspired approach. In: Performance Evaluation of Computer and Telecommunication Systems, 2008. SPECTS 2008. International Symposium on. IEEE Computer Society Press, Edinburgh, pp. 52-59. ISBN 1-56555-320-9

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Abstract/Description

Speckled Computing is an emerging technology based on the
deployment of thousands of minute semiconductor grains in
dense, wireless networks known as Specknets. Specknets collect
and process data to achieve some application dependent
functionality. In this paper, we present the first tier of our
three-level framework for Specknets, inspired by the natural
innate immune system. In particular, we focus on information
gathering by examining corresponding mechanisms in
the immune system, from which we derive an initial model.
In addition, we discuss simulation of the model and present
preliminary experimental results concerned with the coverage
of the network during sample collection.

Item Type: Book Section
ISBN: 1-56555-320-9
Additional Information: paper presented at 2008 International Symposium on Performance Evaluation of Computer and Telecommunication Systems June 16-18, 2008, Edinburgh, UK
Uncontrolled Keywords: Bio-inspired computing; immune system; wireless sensor networks; artificial immune systems; speckled computing; Specknets; minute semiconductor grains;
University Divisions/Research Centres: Faculty of Engineering, Computing and Creative Industries > School of Computing
Dewey Decimal Subjects: 600 Technology > 620 Engineering > 621 Electronic & mechanical engineering > 621.3 Electrical & electronic engineering > 621.38 Electronics & Communications engineering > 621.389 Computer engineering
000 Computer science, information & general works > 000 Computer science, knowledge & systems > 004 Data processing & computer science
600 Technology > 680 Manufacture for specific uses > 681 Precision instruments & other devices
Library of Congress Subjects: Q Science > QA Mathematics > QA75 Electronic computers. Computer science
Item ID: 3497
Depositing User: Computing Research
Date Deposited: 18 Jan 2010 15:48
Last Modified: 04 Mar 2010 16:12
URI: http://researchrepository.napier.ac.uk/id/eprint/3497

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