New Models for Population Protocols by Othon MichailNew Models for Population Protocols by Othon Michail

New Models for Population Protocols

byOthon Michail, Ioannis Chatzigiannakis, Paul Spirakis

Paperback | March 15, 2011

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Wireless sensor networks are about to be part of everyday life. Homes and workplaces capable of self-controlling and adapting air-conditioning for different temperature and humidity levels, sleepless forests ready to detect and react in case of a fire, vehicles able to avoid sudden obstacles or possibly able to self-organize routes to avoid congestion, and so on, will probably be commonplace in the very near future. Mobility plays a central role in such systems and so does passive mobility, that is, mobility of the network stemming from the environment itself. The population protocol model was an intellectual invention aiming to describe such systems in a minimalistic and analysis-friendly way. Having as a starting-point the inherent limitations but also the fundamental establishments of the population protocol model, we try in this monograph to present some realistic and practical enhancements that give birth to some new and surprisingly powerful--for these kinds of systems--computational models.
Title:New Models for Population ProtocolsFormat:PaperbackDimensions:156 pages, 9.25 × 7.5 × 0.68 inPublished:March 15, 2011Publisher:MORGAN & CLAYPOOL PUBLISHERSLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:1608455890

ISBN - 13:9781608455898

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