Swarm autonomic agents with self-destruct capability

Michael Hinchey (Inventor), Roy Sterritt (Inventor)

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Systems, methods and apparatus are provided through which in some embodiments an autonomic entity manages a system by generating one or more stay alive signals based on the functioning status and operating state of the system. In some embodiments, an evolvable synthetic neural system is operably coupled to one or more evolvable synthetic neural systems in a hierarchy. The evolvable neural interface receives and generates heartbeat monitor signals and pulse monitor signals that are used to generate a stay alive signal that is used to mange the operations of the synthetic neural system. In another embodiment an asynchronous Alice signal (Autonomic license) requiring valid credentials of an anonymous autonomous agent is initiated. An unsatisfactory Alice exchange may lead to self-destruction of the anonymous autonomous agent for self-protection.
LanguageEnglish
Patent number11/251538
Priority date1/12/09
Publication statusPublished - 7 Dec 2004

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Hinchey, Michael (Inventor) ; Sterritt, Roy (Inventor). / Swarm autonomic agents with self-destruct capability. Patent No.: 11/251538.
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Hinchey M, Sterritt R, inventors. Swarm autonomic agents with self-destruct capability. 11/251538. 2004 Dec 7.