Autonomic Software Component QoS Matchmaking Algorithm Based on Fidelity Factor in Agent-Based Autonomic Computing System
Kun Zhang, Manwu Xu, Hong Zhang
DOI: 10.4236/jsea.2009.22015   PDF    HTML     4,532 Downloads   7,923 Views  


Autonomic software component (ASC) QoS matchmaking problem for autonomic element has been taken as one of the most important issue in field of autonomic computing based on agent. Aimed at overcoming drawbacks such as subjec-tiveness and unfairness, and improving the self-configuration capability for autonomic element, we introduce evalua-tion mechanism of confidence of individual QoS attributes during ASC QoS matchmaking, i.e., fidelity factor for each attribute, and propose an ASC QoS matchmaking algorithm based on fidelity factor. Simulation experiments demon-strate that our proposed algorithm performs best performance in terms of QoS than other existing algorithms, and has better compromise between attribute quality and users’ evaluation when selecting ASC.

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K. Zhang, M. Xu and H. Zhang, "Autonomic Software Component QoS Matchmaking Algorithm Based on Fidelity Factor in Agent-Based Autonomic Computing System," Journal of Software Engineering and Applications, Vol. 2 No. 2, 2009, pp. 103-110. doi: 10.4236/jsea.2009.22015.

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