Building Self-adaptive Software Systems with Component, Services & Agents Technologies: Self-OSGi

  • Mauro Dragone
Part of the Communications in Computer and Information Science book series (CCIS, volume 358)


This paper examines component & service, and agent technologies, and shows how to build a component & service-based framework with agent-like features for the construction of software systems with self-configuring, self-healing, self-optimizing, and self protecting (self-*) properties. This paper illustrates the design of one such framework, Self-OSGi, built over Java technology from the Open Service Gateway Initiative (OSGi) and loosely based on the Belief, Desire, Intention (BDI) agent model. The use of the new framework is illustrated and benchmarked with a simulated robotic application and with a dynamic service-selection test.


Autonomic software Self-* software systems Agent oriented software engineering Component based software engineering 


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Mauro Dragone
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  1. 1.CLARITY Centre for Sensor Web TechnologiesUniversity College Dublin (UCD), IrelandDublinIreland

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