Autonomous Decentralized System and Its Strategic Approach for Research and Development

Kinji MORI  

IEICE TRANSACTIONS on Information and Systems   Vol.E91-D   No.9   pp.2227-2232
Publication Date: 2008/09/01
Online ISSN: 1745-1361
DOI: 10.1093/ietisy/e91-d.9.2227
Print ISSN: 0916-8532
Type of Manuscript: INVITED PAPER (IEICE/IEEE Joint Special Section on Autonomous Decentralized Systems Theories and Application Deployments)
autonomous decentralized system,  distributed system,  assurance,  strategic approach,  standardization,  

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Autonomous Decentralized System (ADS) has been making progress in these 31 years since it was proposed in 1977. During these long years in the rapidly advancing computer and communication technologies, the ADS concept has not been changed but its technologies have been growing in accordance with the change and diversity of the social, economical and personal requirements and through the globalization of the market and the restructuring organizations. The ADS technologies are systematized to cover all processes of system design, operation, maintenance and modification. This paper reviews the work done in fields of ADS in past 31 years from not only technological perspectives, but it also encompasses users requirements and value, system design, industrial activity, academic activity and standardization [1]-[26]. Moreover the new directions of the ADS are suggested.