Shafiei-Dizaji, Nassir (2011) Multi-Agent Approach to Modeling and Implementing Fault-Tolerance in Reactive Autonomic Systems. Masters thesis, Concordia University.
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Recently, autonomic computing has been proposed as a promising solution for software complexity in IT industry. As an autonomic approach, the Reactive Autonomic Systems Framework (RASF) proposes a formal modeling based on mathematical category theory, which addresses the self-* properties of reactive autonomic systems in a more abstract level.
This thesis is about the specification and implementation of the reactive autonomic systems (RAS) through multi-agent approach by laying emphasis on the fault-tolerance property of RAS. Furthermore, this thesis proposes a model-driven approach to transform the RAS model to agent templates in multi-agent model using Extensible Stylesheet Language Transformation (XSLT). The multi-agent approach in this research is implemented by Jadex, a high-level Java-based agent programming language. The intelligent agents are created in Jadex based on the Belief-Desire-Intension (BDI) agent architecture. The approach is illustrated on a case study.
|Divisions:||Concordia University > Faculty of Engineering and Computer Science > Computer Science and Software Engineering|
|Item Type:||Thesis (Masters)|
|Degree Name:||M.A. Sc.|
|Date:||17 April 2011|
|Thesis Supervisor(s):||Ormandjieva, Olga and Bentahar, Jamal|
|Deposited By:||NASSIR SHAFIEIDIZAJI|
|Deposited On:||09 Jun 2011 14:44|
|Last Modified:||09 Jun 2011 14:44|
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