An epidemiological model for semantics dissemination

Anagnostopoulos, C., Zervas, E. and Hadjiefhymiades, S. (2007) An epidemiological model for semantics dissemination. In: MobiMedia '07: 3rd International Conference on Mobile Multimedia Communications, Brussels, Belgium, 2007,

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Abstract

Bio-inspired computing models have gained significant popularity in the engineering of distributed and autonomous systems. Epidemics assist in the direction of collaborative computing where groups of nodes can collectively share semantic content based on the current mobile context and user interests. Semantic information received by a node could infect the node and improve the existing knowledge according to pre-existing semantic structure. The capability of a node to reason with semantic information results in locally inferred information, which becomes a new potential epidemic. The application of epidemiology and context - awareness on semantically enriched information dissemination in ad-hoc mobile networks is analyzed and assessed using simulations.

Item Type:Conference Proceedings
Additional Information:ISBN 9789630626705
Status:Published
Refereed:Yes
Glasgow Author(s) Enlighten ID:Anagnostopoulos, Dr Christos
Authors: Anagnostopoulos, C., Zervas, E., and Hadjiefhymiades, S.
Subjects:Q Science > QA Mathematics > QA75 Electronic computers. Computer science
College/School:College of Science and Engineering > School of Computing Science

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