The Sixteenth International Conference on Autonomic and Autonomous Systems

ICAS 2020

September 27, 2020 to October 01, 2020 - Lisbon, Portugal

Deadlines

Submission

May 29, 2020

Notification

Jun 18, 2020

Registration

Jul 17, 2020

Camera ready

Jul 17, 2020

Publication

Published by IARIA XPS Press

Archived in the free access ThinkMind Digital Library

Prints available at Curran Associates, Inc.

Authors of selected papers will be invited to submit extended versions to a IARIA Journal

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ICAS 2020 - The Sixteenth International Conference on Autonomic and Autonomous Systems

September 27, 2020 - October 01, 2020

ICAS 2020: Program
Onsite and Online Options: In order to accommodate a large number of situations, we are offering the option for either physical presence or virtual participation (pdf slides or pre-recorded videos).

InfoSys 2020 - Conference Schedule

Conference Venue Location

Mercure Lisboa
Av Jose Malhoa 23 Nº De Registo:323, 1099-051 Lisboa, Portugal
Phone: +351 21 720 8000
Email: h3346@accor.com

 

Opening Welcome

 

You can find here more details on how the program is arranged.

 

Tutorials

Code Generation for Database Developers
Speaker: Prof. Dr. Andreas Schmidt, Institute for Automation and Applied Informatics, Karlsruhe Institute of Technology, Karlsruhe | Department of Computer Science and Business Information Systems, University of Applied Sciences, Karlsruhe, Germany
Speaker: Dr. Steffen G. Scholz, Institute for Automation and Applied Informatics, Karlsruhe Institute of Technology Karlsruhe, Germany
- short bio for Andreas Schmidt
- short bio for Steffen G. Scholz
- short description
- presentation slides

Battery Storage for Reliability of the Electric Power Networks
Speaker: Prof. Dr. Vivian Sultan, California State University - Los Angeles, USA
- short bio
- short description
- presentation slides

Deep Reinforcement Learning for Power Grid Operation
Speaker:
Dr.-Ing. Eric MSP Veith, OFFIS - Institut for Information Technology, Germany
- short bio
- short description
- presentation slides
- video

Keynote Speeches

Direct Adaptive Control and Infinite Dimensional Quantum Systems
Speaker: Prof. Dr.  Mark J. Balas, Texas A&M University, USA
- presentation slides
- short bio

Live Data Integration
Speaker: Prof. Dr.  Fritz Laux (retired), Reutlingen University, Germany
- presentation slides
- presentation slides with notes
- PowerPoint slides
- short bio

Meshed Tree Bridging - A Clean Slate Solution for Switched Networks
Speaker: Prof. Dr.  Nirmala Shenoy, Rochester Institute of Technology, USA
- presentation slides
- short bio

Achieving Trustworthy Autonomous Systems through Autonomic and Apoptotic Computing
Speaker: Prof. Dr. Roy Sterritt, Ulster University, UK
- presentation slides
- short bio

Panels

Mobile, Volatile, and Incomplete Data on the Web
Chair: Malcolm Crowe, University of the West of Scotland, UK
Panelists:
Lisa Ehrlinger, Johannes Kepler University Linz and Software Competence Center Hagenberg GmbH, Austria
Fritz Laux, Reutlingen University, Germany
Andreas Schmidt, Karlsruhe Institute of Technology, Germany
- introduction video
- introduction slides
- presentation slides

Autonomy Control at Work: Cars, Robots, Drones and Satellites
Chair: Roy Sterritt, Ulster University, UK
Panelists:
Petr Skobelev, Knowledge Genesis Group / Samara Technical University, Russia
Mario Döller, University of Applied Sciences Kufstein Tirol, Austria
Petre Dini, IARIA, EU/USA
Claudius Stern, biozoom services GmbH - Kassel | FOM University of Applied Sciences - Essen, Germany
Giulia De Masi - Zayed University, UAE
Timothy Patten, Automation and Control Institute, TU Wien, Austria
Pedro Forero, Naval Information Warfare Center Pacific, USA
- demo 1
- demo 2
- demo 3

Energy Data and Adaptive Consumption
Chairs:
Steffen Fries, Siemens, Germany
Rainer Falk, Siemens, Germany
Panelists:
Vivian Sultan, California State University Los Angeles, USA
Michael Kuhn, University of Hamburg, Germany
Eric Veith, OFFIS - Institut for Information Technology, Germany
Mark Apperley, University of Waikato, New Zealand
Michael Negnevitsky, University of Tasmania, Australia
- Michael Kuhn's video presentation

 

Special tracks

ICAS 2 / ACAS: Adaptive Control and Autonomous Systems
Chair and Coordinator: Prof. Dr. Mark J. Balas, Mechanical Engineering Department, Texas A&M University, USA

Introduction
Mark J. Balas
- presentation slides

Reduction of Decoherence in Quantum Information Systems Using Direct Adaptive Control of Infinite Dimensional Systems
Mark Balas
- presentation slides / full article in Thinkmind Digital Library

Data-Assisted Distributed Stabilization of Interconnected Linear Multiagent Systems without Persistency of Excitation
Vahid Rezaei, Margareta Stefanovic
- presentation slides / full article in Thinkmind Digital Library

Projection-Based Inter-Agent Collision Avoidance in Dual Agent Systems
Vinod Gehlot, Mark Balas, Saptarshi Bandyopadhyay, Marco Quadrelli, David Bayard
- presentation slides / full article in Thinkmind Digital Library

ICAS 3 / SWARM ROBOTICS: Collective Decisions of Interacting Robots
Chair and Coordinator: Adj. Prof., Dr. Giulia De Masi - Zayed University, UAE
Co-Chair: Assistant Professor, Dr. Eliseo Ferrante, Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam, the Netherlands

Introduction
Giulia De Masi, Eliseo Ferrante
- presentation slides / editorial

Swam of Drones for Environmental Monitoring [PRESENTATION]
Giulia De Masi, Eliseo Ferrante, Judhi Prasetyo, Elio Tuci
- presentation slides

The Effect of Differential Quality and Differential Zealotry in the Best of N Problem [PRESENTATION]
Judhi Prasetyo, Giulia De Masi, Eliseo Ferrante, Elio Tuci
- presentation slides

Area Inspection by Robot Swarms Through Exploitation of Information Gain
Carlos Carbone, Dario Albani, Daniele Nardi, Dimitri Ognibene, Vito Trianni
- presentation slides / full article in Thinkmind Digital Library

ICAS 4 / VLRA: Vision and Learning for Robotic Applications
Chair and Coordinator: Dr. Timothy Patten, Automation and Control Institute, TU Wien, Austria
Co-Chair: Dr. Geraldo Silveira, Division of Robotics and Computer Vision, CTI, Brazil

Introduction
Timothy Patten, Geraldo Silveira
- presentation slides / editorial

Imitating Task-oriented Grasps from Human Demonstrations with a Low-DoF Gripper
Timothy Patten, Markus Vincze
- presentation slides / video / full article in Thinkmind Digital Library

Semantic Segmentation for the Estimation of Plant and Soil Parameters on Agricultural Machines
Peter Riegler-Nurscher, Johann Prankl, Markus Vincze
- presentation slides / video / full article in Thinkmind Digital Library

Computation of Suitable Grasp Pose for Usage of Objects Based on Predefined Training and Real-time Pose Estimation
Muhammed Tawfiq Chowdhury, Shuvo Kumar Paul, Monica Nicolescu, Mircea Nicolescu, David Feil-Seifer, Sergiu Dascalu
- presentation slides / video / full article in Thinkmind Digital Library

Reference Detection for Off-road Self-Driving Vehicles Using Deep Learning
Marcelo Pederiva, Ely de Paiva
- presentation slides / full article in Thinkmind Digital Library

In the Depths of Hyponymy: A Step Towards Lifelong Learning
Tommaso Boccato, Timothy Patten, Markus Vincze, Stefano Ghidoni
- presentation slides / full article in Thinkmind Digital Library

Towards a Unified Approach to Homography Estimation Using Image Features and Pixel Intensities
Lucas A. C. O. Nogueira, Ely C. Paiva, Geraldo Silveira
- presentation slides / video / full article in Thinkmind Digital Library

ENERGY 2 / SEA: Smart Energy Applications
Chairs and Coordinators:
Prof. Daniele Jahier Pagliari, Politecnico di Torino, Italy
Prof. Massimo Poncino, Politecnico di Torino, Italy

Introduction
Daniele Jahier Pagliari, Massimo Poncino
- presentation slides / editorial

The Importance of Accurate Battery Models for Power Assessment in Smart Energy Systems
Yukai Chen, Sara Vinco
- presentation slides / full article in Thinkmind Digital Library

Powertrain Modeling and Range Estimation of The Electric Bus
Donkyu Baek
- presentation slides / full article in Thinkmind Digital Library

When Privacy Protection Meets Non-Intrusive Load Monitoring: Trade-off Analysis and Privacy Schemes via Residential Energy Storage
Sangyoung Park, Andrea Cominola
- presentation slides / full article in Thinkmind Digital Library

 

Regular tracks

ICNS 2020, The Sixteenth International Conference on Networking and Services

ICNS 1: Networking and Services

GuideMe: A Networked Application for Indoor Orientation and Guidance
Eirini Barri, Christos Bouras, Apostolos Gkamas, Christina Koulouri, Evangelos Michos, Spyridon Aniceto Katsampiris Salgado
- presentation slides / video / full article in Thinkmind Digital Library

Resource Allocation Mechanism for Massive MIMO
Christos Bouras, Vasileios Kokkinos, Christina Koulouri
- presentation slides / video / full article in Thinkmind Digital Library

Text to Speech through Bluetooth for People with Special Needs Navigation
Eirini Barri, Christos Bouras, Apostolos Gkamas, Christina Koulouri, Evangelos Michos, Spyridon Aniceto Katsampiris Salgado
- presentation slides / video / full article in Thinkmind Digital Library

Calculation of Location Probabilities for Agent-based Target Tracking System
Masaru Shiozuka, Tappei Yotsumoto, Kenichi Takahashi, Takao Kawamura, Kazunori Sugahara
- presentation slides / full article in Thinkmind Digital Library

Dynamic Intrusion Deception in a Cloud Environment
Chia-Chi Teng, Aaron Cowley, Russel Havens
- presentation slides / full article in Thinkmind Digital Library

On Business Models for Vehicle-to-Everything Systems Based on 5G Slicing
Eugen Borcoci, Marius Vochin, Serban Obreja
- presentation slides / full article in Thinkmind Digital Library

Meshed Trees for Resilient Switched Networks
Peter Willis, Nirmala Shenoy
- presentation slides / video / full article in Thinkmind Digital Library

An Authentication Technique to Handle DDoS Attacks in Proxy-Based Architecture
Poonam Dharam, Jarin Musarrat
- presentation slides / full article in Thinkmind Digital Library

Towards Stable and Hybrid UDP-TCP Relay Routing for Streaming and VoIP Services
Salim Mohamed, Osama Mohammed
- presentation slides / full article in Thinkmind Digital Library

Towards Securing Big Data on Software Defined Network: Performance Aware Architecture Design
Ahmed Alghamdi
- presentation slides / full article in Thinkmind Digital Library

 

ICAS 2020, The Sixteenth International Conference on Autonomic and Autonomous Systems

ICAS 1: Autonomic and Autonomous Systems

A Human-on-the-Loop Autonomy Architecture for Resident-AUV Undersea Support Infrastructure
Pedro Forero, LorRaine Duffy, Eric Hendricks
- presentation slides / full article in Thinkmind Digital Library

Deep Learning Workload Analysis for Efficient Resource Allocation
Sayaka Takayama, Takashi Shiraishi, Shigeto Suziki, Masao Yamamoto, Yukihiro Watanabe, Masato Oguchi
- presentation slides / video / full article in Thinkmind Digital Library

Contingent Planning Using Counter-Examples from a Conformant Planner
Sébastien Piedade, Alban Grastien, Charles Lesire, Guillaume Infantes
- presentation slides / video / full article in Thinkmind Digital Library

On Metabolic Complex Networks for Entropic Robust Autonomy
Chris Nowak, Darryn Reid
- presentation slides / full article in Thinkmind Digital Library

Novel Modular Self-Reconfigurable Robot for Pipe and Plant Inspection
Sergio Leggieri, Carlo Canali, Ferdinando Cannella, Darwin Caldwell
- presentation slides / full article in Thinkmind Digital Library

A Novel System for Grasping and Handling Flat and Deformable Objects
Claudio Gloriani, Isiah Zaplana, Ferdinando Cannella, Mariapaola D’Imperio, Emanuela Cepolina
- presentation slides / full article in Thinkmind Digital Library

Integration of Landmark Detection and Low-cost Sensors for Vehicle Localization in Challenging Environments
Yu Hsiang Wang, Jyh Ching Juang, Muhammad Rony Hidayatullah
- presentation slides / video / full article in Thinkmind Digital Library

Achieving Trustworthy Autonomous Systems through Autonomic and Apoptotic Computing
Roy Sterritt
- presentation slides / full article in Thinkmind Digital Library

 

ENERGY 2020, The Tenth International Conference on Smart Grids, Green Communications and IT Energy-aware Technologies

ENERGY 1: Smart Grids, Green Communications and IT Energy-aware Technologies

Load and Demand Side Flexibility Forecasting
Rocio Alvares Merce, Etta Grover-Silva, Johanna Le Conte
- presentation slides / full article in Thinkmind Digital Library

Predictive Model for Power Outages
Vivian Sultan
- presentation slides / full article in Thinkmind Digital Library

A Framework for Strategy Selection of Atomic Entities in the Holonic Smart Grid
Alexander Wallis, Sascha Hauke, Rolf Egert, Max Mühlhäuser
- presentation slides / full article in Thinkmind Digital Library

Improving Energy Efficiency of Scientific Data Compression with Decision Trees
Michael Kuhn, Julius Plehn, Yevhen Alforov, Thomas Ludwig
- presentation slides / video / full article in Thinkmind Digital Library

ArduPower v2: Open and Modular Power Measurement for HPC Components
Daniel Bremer, Michael Kuhn, Mohammad Reza Heidari
- presentation slides / video / full article in Thinkmind Digital Library

Large-Scale Co-Simulation of Power Grid and Communication Network Models with Software in the Loop
Eric Veith, Jawaid Kazmi, Stephan Balduin
- presentation slides / video / full article in Thinkmind Digital Library

Intrusion Detection in Smart Grid Distribution Domain Using Deep Ruptures Detection
Sarah Chahine, Chafic Mokbel
- presentation slides / full article in Thinkmind Digital Library

 

WEB 2020, The Eighth International Conference on Building and Exploring Web Based Environments

WEB 1: Building and Exploring Web Based Environments

Reclaiming Online Lives: Efficiently Build Tighter Communities in Large Online Social Networks [PRESENTATION]
Lixin Fu
- presentation slides / video

A Combined Approach to Dynamic Web Page Classification: Merging Structure and Content
Maria Niarou, Sofia Stamou
- presentation slides / video / full article in Thinkmind Digital Library

A Web-Based Platform to Teach Music Online
Fatemeh Jamshidi, Daniela Marghitu
- presentation slides / video / full article in Thinkmind Digital Library

Building Web-based Environment to Support Sponsored Research and University-wide Collaborations
Fatemeh Jamshidi, Abhishek Jariwala, Bibhav Bhattarai, Katherine Abbate, Daniela Marghitu, Mallory Lucier-Greer
- presentation slides / video / full article in Thinkmind Digital Library

 

DBKDA 2020, The Twelfth International Conference on Advances in Databases, Knowledge, and Data Applications

DBKDA 1: Advances in Databases, Knowledge, and Data Applications

A Graph Database Storage Engine for Provenance Graphs
Changhong Liu, Hancong Duan
- presentation slides / full article in Thinkmind Digital Library

Solving a Combinatorics Challenge by Exploiting Computational Techniques Available on Relational Databases
Wei Hu, Mirco Speretta
- presentation slides / full article in Thinkmind Digital Library

The Typed Graph Model
Fritz Laux
- presentation slides / video / full article in Thinkmind Digital Library

Automated Generation of Graphs from Relational Sources to Optimise Queries for Collaborative Filtering
Ahmad Shahzad, Frans Coenen
- presentation slides / full article in Thinkmind Digital Library

Reconsidering Optimistic Algorithms for Relational DBMS
Malcolm Crowe, Fritz Laux
- presentation slides / video / full article in Thinkmind Digital Library

Comparative Analysis of RDBMS and NoSQL Databases
Jam Jahanzeb Khan Behan, Ali Inam, Meesum Ali, Muhammad Talha Khan
- presentation slides / full article in Thinkmind Digital Library

Tackling Semantic Shift in Industrial Streaming Data Over Time
Lisa Ehrlinger, Christian Lettner, Johannes Himmelbauer
- presentation slides / full article in Thinkmind Digital Library

Principle Structure and Architecture of a Code Generator
Andreas Schmidt
- presentation slides / full article in Thinkmind Digital Library

 

SIGNAL 2020, The Fifth International Conference on Advances in Signal, Image and Video Processing

SIGNAL 1: Advances in Signal, Image and Video Processing

Automatic Mesh Size Estimation in DVC for Images of Isotropic Materials
Zaira Manigrasso, Jan Aelterman, Wilfried Philips
- presentation slides / video / full article in Thinkmind Digital Library

Global Stability of Positive Different Fractional Orders Nonlinear Feedback Systems
Tadeusz Kaczorek, Lukasz Sajewski
- presentation slides / full article in Thinkmind Digital Library

 

BIOTECHNO 2020, The Twelfth International Conference on Bioinformatics, Biocomputational Systems and Biotechnologies

BIOTECHNO 1: Bioinformatics, Biocomputational Systems and Biotechnologies

Biological Digital Signal Processing - Interpretation and Combination
Ionescu Marius
- presentation slides / video / full article in Thinkmind Digital Library

A Versatile Combination of Classifier s for Protein Function Prediction
Haneen Altartouri, Tobias Glasmachers
- presentation slides / full article in Thinkmind Digital Library

Accelerating Charged Single alpha-helix Detection on FPGA
Sam Khozama, Zoltán Nagy, Zoltán Gáspári
- presentation slides / full article in Thinkmind Digital Library

Cancer Classification through a Hybrid Machine Learning Approach
Elmira Amiri Souri, Sophia Tskoa
- presentation slides / full article in Thinkmind Digital Library

 

Farewell Message
- presentation slides

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