publications

“all models are wrong, some are useful”     [George Box]

Publications

Co-authored Book on Autonomic Computing

Co-authored Chapters in Book on Organic Computing Systems -- chapters submitted, book to appear in 2017

Christian Muller-Schloer and Sven Tomforde Edts.,
Organic Computing: Technical Systems for Survival in the Real World,
Springer International Publishing, to appear in 2017
  1. Ada Diaconescu, Organising Complexity: Hierarchies and Holarchies
    -- accepted for publication, to appear in 2017
  2. Ada Diaconescu, Goal-oriented Holonic Systems
    -- accepted for publication, to appear in 2017

Co-authored Chapters in Book on Self-Aware Computing Systems
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S. Kounev, J. O. Kephart, A. Milenkoski, and X. Zhu, editors.
Springer International Publishing, 2017 (ISBN 978-3-319-47474-8)
Book (722 pages)
  1. Samuel Kounev, Peter Lewis, Kirstie Bellman, Nelly Bencomo, Javier Camara, Ada Diaconescu, Lukas Esterle, Kurt Geihs, Holger Giese, Sebastian Goetz, Paola Inverardi, Jeff Kephart, and Andrea Zisman.
    The notion of self-aware computing, pp 3-16
  2. Javier Camara, Kirstie Bellman, Jeffrey Kephart, Marco Autili, Nelly Bencomo, Ada Diaconescu, Holger Giese, Sebastian Gotz, Paola Inverardi, Samuel Kounev, and Massimo Tivoli.
    Self-aware computing systems: Related concepts and research areas, pp 17-49
  3. Peter Lewis, Kirstie Bellman, Chris Landauer, Lukas Esterle, Kyrre Glette, Ada Diaconescu, and Holger Giese.
    Towards a framework for the levels and aspects of selfaware computing systems, pp 51-85
  4. Jeffrey O. Kephart, Martina Maggio, Ada Diaconescu, Holger Giese, Henry Hoffmann, Samuel Kounev, Anne Koziolek, Peter Lewis, Anders Robertsson, and Simon Spinner.
    Reference scenarios for self-aware computing, pp 87-106
  5. Holger Giese, Thomas Vogel, Ada Diaconescu, Sebastian Gotz, and Samuel Kounev.
    Architectural concepts for self-aware computing systems, pp 109-147
  6. Holger Giese, Thomas Vogel, Ada Diaconescu, Sebastian Gotz, and Kirstie Bellman.
    Generic architectures for individual self-aware computing systems, pp 149-189
  7. Ada Diaconescu, Kirstie L Bellman, Lukas Esterle, Holger Giese, Sebastian Goetz, Peter Lewis, and Andrea Zisman.
    Generic architectures for collective self-aware computing systems, pp 191-235
  8. Holger Giese, Thomas Vogel, Ada Diaconescu, Peter Lewis, Sebastian Gotz, Nelly Bencomo, Kurt Geihs, Samuel Kounev, Kirstie Bellman, and Paola Inverardi.
    State of the art in architectures for self-aware computing systems, pp 237-275
  9. Marco Autili, Kirstie L. Bellman, Ada Diaconescu, Lukas Esterle, and Maximo Tivoli, Andrea Zisman
    Transition Strategies for Increasing Self-awareness in Existing Types of Computing Systems, pp 305-336
  10. Jeffrey O. Kephart, Ada Diaconescu, Holger Giese, Anders Robertsson, Tarek Abdelzaher, Peter Lewis, Antonio Filieri, Lukas Esterle, and Sylvain Frey.
    Self-adaptation in collective self-aware computing systems, pp 401-435

Engineering autonomic/organic complex systems:
  1. Ada Diaconescu and Jeremy Pitt, "Technological Impacts in Socio-Technical Communities. Values and Pathologies", IEEE Technology and Society Magazine - special issue based on the Dagstuhl seminar (15482) on "Social Concepts in Self-organising Systems" (11/2015)
    (10 pages)
    accepted for publication, to appear in 2017
  2. Jeremy Pitt and Ada Diaconescu, "Anchoring Electronic Institutions in Mechanisms for Self-Governance", In "Anchoring Institutions", Edts. Pompeu Casanovas, Springer Law, Governance and Technology Series,
    submitted, to appear in 2017
  3. Jeremy Pitt, Josiah Ober and Ada Diaconescu, "Knowledge Management Processes and Design Principles for Self-Governing Socio-Technical Systems", 5th International Workshop on Self-Adaptive and Self-Organising Socio-Technical Systems (SASO-ST), Tucson AZ, USA, 22 September, 2017
    (6 pages)
  4. Julian Garbiso, Marceau Coupchoux, Bertrand Leroy, Ada Diaconescu and Jeremy Pitt, "Distributive Justice for Fair Auto-adaptive Clusters of Connected Vehicles", 5th International Workshop on Self-Adaptive and Self-Organising Socio-Technical Systems (SASO-ST), Tucson AZ, USA, 22 September, 2017
    (6 pages)
  5. Julian Garbiso, Marceau Coupchoux, Bertrand Leroy and Ada Diaconescu, "Auto-Adaptive Multi-Hop Clustering for Hybrid Cellular-Vehicular Networks", 20th IEEE International Conference on Intelligent Transportation Systems (ITSC), Yokohama, Japan, October 16-19, 2017
    (6 pages)
  6. Arles Rodriguez, Jonatan Gomez and Ada Diaconescu, "Replication-based Self-healing of Mobile Agents Exploring Complex Networks", 15th International Conference on Practical Applications of Agents and Multi-Agent Systems, Springer LNAI, Polytechnic of Porto - Porto (Portugal), 21st-23rd June, 2017
    (10 pages)
  7. Arles Rodriguez, Jonatan Gomez and Ada Diaconescu, "Towards a Self-Healing Multi-Agent Platform for Distributed Data Management", Demo Track of the 15th International Conference on Practical Applications of Agents and Multi-Agent Systems, Springer LNAI, Polytechnic of Porto - Porto (Portugal), 21st-23rd June, 2017
    (2 pages)
  8. Jeremy Pitt, Ada Diaconescu and Aikaterini Bourazeri, "Democratisation of the SmartGrid and the Active Participation of Prosumers", 26th IEEE International Symposium on Industrial Electronics (ISIE), Edinburgh, Scotland, UK, 19-21 June 2017
    (8 pages)
  9. Jeremy Pitt and Ada Diaconescu, "Interactional Justice for Sustainable Management of Common-Pool Resources", XVI Biennial IASC Conference "Practicing the commons: self-governance, cooperation, and institutional change", Utrecht, Netherlands, 10-14 July 2017
  10. Jan Kantert, Sven Tomforde, Ada Diaconescu and Christian Müller-Schloer, "Incentive-oriented Task Assignment in Holonic Organic Systems", 5th International Workshop on "Self-Optimisation in Autonomic and Organic Computing Systems" SAOS@ ARCS 2017, Vienna, Austria, 03 - 04 April 2017
    (8 pages)
  11. Arles Rodriguez Portadela, Jonatan Gomez and Ada Diaconescu, "Exploring Complex Networks with Failure-prone Agents", 15th Mexican International Conference on Artificial Intelligence (MICAI'16), LNCS Springer, Cancun, Mexico, 23-29 October 2016
    --> paper preview (19 pages)
  12. Julian Pedro Garbiso, Ada Diaconescu, Coupechoux Marceau, Bertrand Leroy, "Dynamic Cluster Size Optimization in Hybrid Cellular-Vehicular Networks", 19th IEEE Intelligent Transportation Systems Conference (ITSC 2016), Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, 1-4 November 2016
    --> paper preview (7 pages)
  13. Ada Diaconescu, Sylvain Frey, Christian Müller-Schloer, Jeremy Pitt, Sven Tomforde, "Goal-oriented Holonics for Complex System (Self-)Integration: Concepts and Case Studies", 10th IEEE International Conference on Self-Adaptive and Self-Organizing Systems (SASO'16), part of FAS* -- University of Augsburg, Augsburg, Germany, 12-16 September 2016
    --> paper preview (10 pages, 21% acceptance rate)
  14. Jeremy Pitt and Ada Diaconescu, "Interactive Self-Governance and Value-Sensitive Design for Self-Organising Socio-Technical Systems", Fourth International Workshop on Self-Adaptive and Self-Organising Socio-Technical Systems (SASO^ST), held with (SASO'16)- University of Augsburg, Augsburg, Germany, 16 September 2016
    --> position paper (6 pages)
  15. Jeremy Pitt, Jie Jiang and Ada Diaconescu, "On the Minimal Recognition of Rights in Holonic Institutions", COIN@AAMAS 2016 -- The 21st International Workshop on Coordination, Organizations, Institutions and Norms in Agent Systems, part of AAMAS'16, 9-13 May 2016, Singapore
    Springer LNCS volume containing the joint post-proceedings of the COIN@AAMAS 2016 and COIN@ECAI 2016 workshops, to appear in 2017
    --> position paper (16 pages)
  16. Ada Diaconescu, "Autonomic computing: autonomic management in open multi-objective computing networks", invited presentation, Engineering and Control of Self-Organization (ECSO) e-track of the Complex Systems Digital Campus 2015 – World e-Conference (CS-DC'15), part of the international Conference on Complex Systems (CCS'15), 30 Sept -1 Oct 2015
    --> video (≈ 30 mins)
  17. Ada Diaconescu and Jeremy Pitt, "Holonic Institutions for Multi-Scale Polycentric Self-Governance", in Coordination, Organizations, Institutions, and Norms in Agent Systems X, Volume 9372 of the series Springer Lecture Notes in Computer Science; Ghose, A., Oren, N., Telang, P., Thangarajah, J. (Eds.); ISBN 978-3-319-25420-3, 7 November 2015, pp 19-35
    --> paper (16 pages)
  18. Arles Rodriguez, Jonatan Gomez, Ada Diaconescu, "Foraging-inspired Self-organisation for Terrain Exploration with Failure-prone Agents", The 9th IEEE International Conference on Self-Adaptive and Self-Organizing Systems (SASO'15)- Cambridge, MA, 21 - 25 September 2015
    --> paper preview (10 pages)
  19. Jie Jiang, Jeremy Pitt, Ada Diaconescu, "Rule Conflicts in Holonic Institutions", 3rd Workshop on Fundamentals of Collective Adaptive Systems (FoCAS'15), held in conjunction with SASO'15), Boston, MA, 21st of September 2015, (6 pages)
  20. Jeremy Pitt, Andrzej Nowak, Ada Diaconescu, "Value Sensitive Design for Self-Organising Digital Communities", Charting the Next Decade for Value Sensitive Design Workshop, (held in conjunction with the Critical Alternatives Conference), in Aarhus, Denmark, on August 17, 2015
  21. Arles Rodriguez, Jonatan Gomez, Ada Diaconescu, "Towards Failure-Resistant Mobile Distributed Systems Inspired by Swarm Intelligence and Trophallaxis", The 13th European Conference on Artificial Life (ECAL 2015), York, UK, 20-24 July 2015
    --> paper preview (8 pages)
  22. Jeremy Pitt and Ada Diaconescu, "Structure and Governance of Communities for the Digital Society", Workshop on Self-Improving System Integration (SISSY 2015), held in conjunction with ICAC'15, July 7th 2015, Grenoble, France
  23. Sylvain Frey, Ada Diaconescu, David Menga and Isabelle Demeure, "A Generic Holonic Control Architecture for Heterogeneous Multi-Scale and Multi-Objective Smart Micro-Grids", ACM Transactions on Autonomous and Adaptive Systems (TAAS), Volume 10, Issue 2, June 2015, pp 9:1-9:21 (DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1145/2700326)
    --> paper preview (21 pages)
  24. Jeremy Pitt, Didac Busquets, Ada Diaconescu, Andrzej Nowak, Agnieszka Rychwalska, and Magda Roszczynska-Kurasinska, "Algorithmic Self-Governance and the Design of Socio-Technical Systems", European Conference on Social Intelligence, Barcelona, Spain, November 2014 (12 pages)
  25. Jeremy Pitt and Ada Diaconescu, "The Algorithmic Governance Of Common-Pool Resources", pp 133-145; in "From Bitcoin to Burning Man and Beyond: The Quest for Identity and Autonomy in a Digital Society", Edited by John H. Clippinger and David Bollier, Published by ID3 in cooperation with Off the Common Books, 2014
  26. Jeremy Pitt, Ada Diaconescu and David Bollier, "Technology for Collective Action [Special Section Introduction]", pp 32-34, IEEE Technology and Society Magazine, Issue 3, September 2014, doi: 10.1109/MTS.2014.2345151
  27. Sylvain Frey, Ada Diaconescu, David Menga and Isabelle Demeure, "A Holonic Control Architecture for a Heterogeneous Multi-Objective Smart Micro-Grid", Seventh IEEE International Conference on Self-Adaptive and Self-Organizing Systems (SASO 2013); Philadelphia, USA; September 9-13, 2013
    --> paper (10 pages)
  28. Sylvain Frey, Ada Diaconescu, David Menga and Isabelle Demeure, "Towards a reference model for multi-goal, highly-distributed and dynamic autonomic systems", 10th International Conference on Autonomic Computing (ICAC 2013), Self-aware Internet of Things (Self-IoT) track, San Jose, Ca, USA, Juin 2013
    --> paper (10 pages)
  29. Bassem Debbabi, Ada Diaconescu and Philippe Lalanda "Controlling self-organising software applications with archetypes", 6th IEEE International Conference on Self-Adaptive and Self-Organizing Systems (SASO 2012), Lyon, France; 10-14 September 2012.
    (acceptance rate: ~23% ; 17 papers accepted from 74 total submissions)
    --> paper (10 pages)
  30. Susan Stepney, Ada Diaconescu, Rene Doursat, Jean-Louis Giavitto, Taras Kowaliw, Ottoline Leyser, Bruce MacLennan, Olivier Michel, Julian F. Miller, Igor Nikolic, Antoine Spicher, Christof Teuscher, Gunnar Tufte, Francisco J. Vico, Lidia Yamamoto "Gardening Cyber-Physical Systems", 11th International Conference Unconventional Computation and Natural Computation 2012 (UCNC 2012) (previously Unconventional Computation), Orleans, France, 3-7 September 2012.
    --> poster, abstract
  31. Sylvain Frey, Francois Huguet, Cedric Mivielle, David Menga, Ada Diaconescu and Isabelle Demeure "Scenarios for an Autonomic Micro Smart Grid", 1st International Conference on Smart Grids and Green IT Systems (Smart Greens2012), Porto, Portugal, 19-20 April 2012.
    --> short paper (4 pages)
  32. S. Frey, A. Diaconescu and I. Demeure, "Architectural Integration Patterns for Autonomic Management Systems", 9th IEEE International Conference and Workshops on the Engineering of Autonomic and Autonomous Systems (EASe 2012), Novi Sad, Serbia, 11-13 April 2012.
    --> paper (10 pages)

Service-Oriented Architectures for Autonomic Management Applications:
  1. Y. Maurel, P. Lalanda and A. Diaconescu, "Towards introspectable, adaptable and extensible autonomic managers", 7th International Conference on Network and Service Management (CNSM 2011), Paris, France, 24-28 October, 2011
    short paper
  2. A. Diaconescu, B. Debbabi and P. Lalanda, "Self-Growing Software from Architectural Blueprints", 3rd Morphogenetic Engineering Workshop (MEW 2011), satellite of the 20th European Conference on Artificial Life (ECAL 2011), Paris, France, 8-12 August, 2011
    abstract
  3. Y. Maurel, P. Lalanda and A. Diaconescu, "Towards a service-oriented component model for autonomic management", 8th IEEE International Conference on Services Computing (SCC 2011), Washington, DC, USA, 4-9 July 2011
    (Industry Track, 8 pages, acceptance rate: 19%)
    paper
  4. S. Frey, H. Francois, I. Demeure, A. Diaconescu, D. Menga et C. Mivielle, "Scenarios pour un Micro Smart Grid Autonomique", 7es journees francophones Mobilite et Ubiquite (Ubimob 2011), Toulouse, France, Juin 2011
    article (Fr)
  5. A. Diaconescu and P. Lalanda, "Self-Growing Applications from Abstract Architectures. An Application to Data-Mediation Systems", IEEE Symposium Series on Computational Intelligence (SSCI 2011) - IEEE Workshop on Organic Computing (OC 2011), Paris, France, April 11-15, 2011
    position paper
  6. J. Bourcier, A. Diaconescu, P. Lalanda, J. A. McCann, "AutoHome: an Autonomic Management Framework for Pervasive Home Applications", ACM Transactions on Autonomous and Adaptive Systems (TAAS), Volume 6, Issue 1, February 2011, pp 8:1-8:10
    paper
  7. S. Frey, P. Lalanda, A. Diaconescu, "A Decentralised Architecture for Multi-Objective Autonomic Management", 4th IEEE International Conference on Self-Adaptive and Self-Organizing Systems (SASO 2010), Budapest, Hungary, September 27-October 1, 2010
    abstract
  8. Y. Maurel, A. Diaconescu and P. Lalanda, "CEYLON : A service-oriented framework for building autonomic managers", 7th IEEE Conference and Workshops on Engineering of Autonomic and Autonomous Systems (EASe 2010), University of Oxford, England, 22-26 March 2010
    paper
  9. Y. Maurel, A. Diaconescu and P. Lalanda, "Creating complex, adaptable management strategies via the opportunistic integration of decentralised management resources", IEEE International Conference on Adaptive and Intelligent Systems (ICAIS 2009), Klagenfurt, Austria, 24-26 September 2009.
    paper
  10. A. Diaconescu and P. Lalanda, "A Decentralised, Architecture-Based Framework for Self-Growing Applications", short paper, in the Proceedings of the 6th ACM/IEEE International Conference on Autonomic Computing and Communications (ICAC 2009), Barcelona, Spain, 15-19 June 2009
    less than 16% acceptance rate for the full papers; accepted 15 full papers and 15 short papers
    short paper
  11. A. Diaconescu, Y. Maurel, P. Lalanda, "Autonomic Management via Dynamic Combinations of Reusable Strategies", 2nd ACM International Conference on Autonomic Computing and Communication Systems (AUTONOMICS 2008), Turin, Italy, 23-25 September 2008
    32% acceptance rate
    paper
  12. A. Diaconescu, J. Bourcier et C. Escoffier, " Autonomic iPOJO: Towards Self-Managing Middleware for Ubiquitous Systems", 1st International Workshop on Social Aspects of Ubiquitous Computing Environments (SAUCE 2008), conjoint avec : 4th International Conference on Wireless and Mobile Computing, Networking and Communications (WiMOB), October 2008, Avignon, France
    position paper

Automatic Performance Management of Component-Based Enterprise Applications:

  1. A. Diaconescu, J. Murphy, "Automating the Performance Management of Component-Based Enterprise Systems through the use of Redundancy", in Proceedings of the 20th IEEE/ACM International Conference on Automated Software Engineering (ASE 2005), Long Beach, California, USA, November 7-11, 2005
    less than 10% acceptance rate; accepted 28 papers from 291 submissions
    paper
  2. A. Diaconescu, "A Framework for Automatic Performance Management of Component-Based Software Systems", Doctoral Symposium, 19th European Conference on Object-Oriented Programming (ECOOP 2005), Glasgow, Scotland, UK, 25-29 July 2005
    research abstract
  3. A. Diaconescu, J. Murphy, "A Framework for Automatic Performance Monitoring, Analysis and Optimization of Component Based Software Systems", Second International Workshop on Remote Analysis and Measurement of Software Systems (RAMSS), held in conjunction with the International Conference on Software Engineering (ICSE 2004), Edinburgh, Scotland, UK, May 23-28, 2004
    abstract     position paper
  4. A. Diaconescu, A. Mos, J. Murphy, "Automatic Performance Management in Component Based Software Systems", in Proceedings of the first International Conference on Autonomic Computing (ICAC2004), paper, New York, USA, May 16-18, 2004
    25% acceptance rate; accepted 31 papers from 125 submissions
    abstract     paper
  5. A. Diaconescu, "A Framework for Using Component Redundancy for Self-Adapting and Self-Optimising Component-Based Enterprise Systems", Doctoral Symposium, Object-Oriented Programming, Systems, Languages & Applications (OOPSLA'03), Anaheim, USA, Oct 2003
    research abstract
  6. A. Diaconescu, "A Framework for Using Component Redundancy for Self-Adapting and Self-Optimising Component-Based Enterprise Systems", ACM Student Research Competition - 3rd place, Object-Oriented Programming, Systems, Languages & Applications (OOPSLA'03), Oct 2003
    poster
  7. A. Diaconescu, John Murphy, "Using Redundancy for Adaptive, self-Optimising and self-Healing Component-Based Systems", International Conference on Software Engineering (ICSE2003), Workshop on Software Architecture for Dependable Systems (WADS), Portland, OR, May 3, 2003
    abstract     position paper
  8. A. Diaconescu, John Murphy, "Component Redundancy for Adaptive Software Applications", Poster in the 16th European Conference on Object-Oriented Programming (ECOOP2002), University of Malaga, Spain, June 10-14, 2002
    abstract     poster

Quality of Service in Premium IP Networks:

  1. G. Cortese, R. Fiutem, P Cremonese, S. D'Antonio, M. Esposito, S. P. Romano, A. Diaconescu, "CADENUS: Creation and Deployment of End-User Services in Premium IP Networks", IEEE Communications Magazine, vol. 41, no. 1, January2003, pp. 54-60
  2. A. Diaconescu, J. Murphy, "Quality of Service in Wide Area Distributed Systems", Information Technology and Telecommunications (IT&T2002), Waterford, Ireland, 30-31 October, 2002
  3. O. Dugeon, A. Diaconescu, "From SLA to SLS up to QoS Control: The CADENUS framework", XIII World Telecommunications Congress (WTC2002) 22-27 September 2002 - Paris, France

PhD Thesis

Automatic Performance Optimisation of Component-Based Enterprise Systems via Redundancy, April 2006
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