Academic Panel: Can Self-Managed Systems be trusted?

Rogerio de Lemos, Julie A. McCann, Omar F. Rana, Andreas Wombacher

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    Trust can be defined as to have confidence or faith in; a form of reliance or certainty based on past experience; to allow without fear; believe; hope: expect and wish; and extend credit to. The issue of trust in computing has always been a hot topic, especially notable with the proliferation of services over the Internet, which has brought the issue of trust and security right into the ordinary home. Autonomic computing brings its own complexity to this. With systems that self-manage, the internal decision making process is less transparent and the ‘intelligence’ possibly evolving and becoming less tractable. Such systems may be used from anything from environment monitoring to looking after Granny in the home and thus the issue of trust is imperative. To this end, we have organised this panel to examine some of the key aspects of trust. The first section discusses the issues of self-management when applied across organizational boundaries. The second section explores predictability in self-managed systems. The third part examines how trust is manifest in electronic service communities. The final discussion demonstrates how trust can be integrated into an autonomic system as the core intelligence with which to base adaptivity choices upon.
    Original languageUndefined
    Title of host publication3rd International Workshop on Self-Adaptive and Autonomic Computing Systems (SAACS 2005)
    Place of PublicationLos Alamitos
    Number of pages5
    ISBN (Print)0769524249
    Publication statusPublished - Aug 2005
    Event3rd International Workshop on Self-Adaptive and Autonomic Computing Systems, SAACS 2005 - Copenhagen, Denmark
    Duration: 22 Aug 200526 Aug 2005

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    PublisherIEEE Computer Society Press


    Workshop3rd International Workshop on Self-Adaptive and Autonomic Computing Systems, SAACS 2005
    Other22-26 Aug 2005


    • EWI-10450
    • IR-64178
    • METIS-226793

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