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Evolution for the sustainability of Internetware.

Fang, Daren; Liu, Xiaodong; Liu, Lin; Yang, Hongji

Authors

Daren Fang

Lin Liu

Hongji Yang



Abstract

Along with the green attentions and efforts on energy efficiency of computer hardware and embedded systems, software relevant sustainability issues are becoming increasingly focused, as a part of Green Information Technology (GIT). Undoubtedly, software evolution capability is a vital part in achieving such sustainability, as software that is not adaptable will become obsolete sooner or later. Internetware is currently one of the prevailing paradigms of software evolution, known as its autonomous, cooperative, situational, evolvable, emergent and trustworthy. In this paper, we propose an approach of evolution focusing on sustainability for Internetware software entities. Targeting certain software systems which cannot actively control their functions, service components or attached actuators energy-efficiently, the proposed transformation mechanism can intelligently implement power management adaptations using Web Ontology Language (OWL) -based user behavioral profiles and reasoning mechanisms. In the effort of increasing the sustainability, the transformation consequently enables a greener, predicted and rapidly adapted evolution.

Presentation Conference Type Conference Paper (Published)
Conference Name Fourth Asia-Pacific Symposium on Internetware
Start Date Oct 30, 2012
End Date Oct 31, 2012
Online Publication Date Oct 30, 2012
Publication Date Oct 30, 2012
Deposit Date Apr 24, 2013
Publisher Association for Computing Machinery (ACM)
Peer Reviewed Peer Reviewed
Book Title Proceedings of Internetware'12
ISBN 978-1-4503-1888-4
DOI https://doi.org/10.1145/2430475.2430492
Keywords Energy efficiency; Green Information Technology (GIT); Internetware; Web Ontology Language (OWL);
Public URL http://researchrepository.napier.ac.uk/id/eprint/6024
Publisher URL http://dx.doi.org/10.1145/2430475.2430492