Towards Self-Aware Networks
Qusay H. Mahmoud
University of Guelph, Canada
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Library of Congress Cataloging-in-Publication Data:
Cognitive networks : towards self-aware networks / edited by Qusay H. Mahmoud.
ISBN 978-0-470-06196-1 (cloth)
1. Software radio. 2. Wireless communication systems. 3. Autonomic computing.
I. Mahmoud, Qusay H., 1971TK5103.4875.C62 2007
621.384 – dc22
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To the authors of the individual chapters, without whom this book would not exist.
And to readers of this book, who will be the future innovators in the ﬁeld
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1.3 Swarm Intelligence
1.4 Evolutionary and Adaptive Systems
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2.1 Introduction and Background
2.2 Foundations of Autonomic Computing
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