ICAC-2007 Workshop on

Adaptive Methods in

Autonomic Computing Systems (AMACS)


Jacksonville, Florida, USA11 June 2007




9:45 10:00 Welcome & Introduction


10:00 11:00 Tutorial Presentation: Machine Learning for Autonomic Computing Systems

Gerry Tesauro, IBM Research


11:00 11:15 Break


11:15 12:15 Tutorial Presentation: Adaptive Control for Systems Management

Yixin Diao, IBM Research


12:15 14:00 Lunch


14:00 14:20 Just-in-time Failure Detection (Contributed Paper)

Fancong Zeng & Michael Littman, Rutgers University


14:20 14:40 Autonomous Return on Investment Analysis of Additional

Processing Resources (Contributed Paper)

Jonathan Wildstrom, Peter Stone, Emmett Witchel, University of Texas, Austin


14:40 15:00 Policy-driven Adaptation in Autonomic Computing (Contributed


Raphael M. Bahati & Michael A. Bauer, University of W. Ontario


15:00 15:45 Invited Presentation: TBA

Jeffrey M. Bradshaw, Institute for Human and Machine Cognition


15:45 16:00 Break


16:00 16:45 Invited Presentation: Reinforcement Feedback in Autonomic Computing Applications

Michael Littman, Rutgers University


16:45 17:45 Panel/Group Discussion