Coordination of Large-Scale Socio-Technical Systems: Challenges and Research Directions


Andrea Omicini, Franco Zambonelli

Most of the emerging software-intensive systems nowadays are very large-scale ones, and inherently socio-technical.
In this short position paper, we argue that the peculiar features of such emerging systems (up to millions of interacting components, lacking central control, mixing humans and artificial components) call for novel approaches to coordinate the overall activities and functionalities.
Accordingly, we discuss the key challenges to be faced by research in coordination models and technologies, and try to sketch some promising research directions.

(keywords) socio-technical systems, large-scale systems, coordination models
 @inproceedings{challenge-coordination2015,
Author = {Omicini, Andrea and Zambonelli, Franco},
Keywords = {socio-technical systems, large-scale systems, coordination models},
Month = may,
Title = {Coordination of Large-Scale Socio-Technical Systems: Challenges and Research Directions},
Year = 2015

Events

  • 17th International Conference on Coordination Models and Languages (COORDINATION 2015) — 02/06/2015–05/06/2015

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challenge-coordination2015
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