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GRAPHIC Illustrations of Autonomic Computing Concepts

Bustard, DW, Hassan, S, McSherry, DMG and Walmsley, S (2007) GRAPHIC Illustrations of Autonomic Computing Concepts. Innovations in Systems and Software Engineering, 3 (1). pp. 61-69. [Journal article]

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Illustrations are general aids to communication, with those that are particularly effective becoming standard exemplars. For instance, in the computing domain, frequent reference is made to lift controllers, automated bank teller machines, and car parks. So far, there are few equivalent illustrations for autonomic systems. The purpose of this paper is to clarify the requirements for standard exemplars, propose one for consideration, and assess it against the criteria identified. The exemplar described, an autonomic printing service, aims to be GRAPHIC: general, reasonable, appealing, powerful, holistic, informative, and comprehensible.

Item Type:Journal article
Faculties and Schools:Faculty of Computing & Engineering
Faculty of Computing & Engineering > School of Computing and Information Engineering
Research Institutes and Groups:Computer Science Research Institute
Computer Science Research Institute > Information and Communication Engineering
ID Code:8667
Deposited By: Prof David Bustard
Deposited On:29 Feb 2012 15:53
Last Modified:29 Feb 2012 15:53

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