Autonomic Communication: Second International IFIP Workshop, WAC 2005, Athens, Greece, October 2-5, 2005, Revised Selected Papers (Lecture Notes in Computer ... Networks and Telecommunications)

This book constitutes the thoroughly refereed post-proceedings of the Second International IFIP Workshop on Autonomic Communication, WAC 2005, held in Athens, Greece in October 2005.The 22 revised full papers presented together with 1 keynote paper, 3 invited papers and 2 panel summaries were carefully selected during two rounds of reviewing and improvement from numerous submissions. The papers discuss the principles of Autonomic Communication (AC) - a new communication paradigm to assist the design of the next generation networks. Matter of subject is to achieve purposeful behavior on top of self-organization (self-management, self-healing, self-awareness, etc.).