April 29, 2017
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Morphogenetic engineering weds bio self-organization to human-designed systems
René Doursat
Deeper understanding of complex biological and engineered systems should lead to the emergence of new hybrid designs that provide the best of both worlds.

FOX helps audiologists to tune cochlear implants for the hearing impaired
Paul J. Govaerts, Bart Vaerenberg, and Wojtek Kowalczyk
An intelligent agent provides feedback to facilitate the complex task of adjusting cochlear implants to the needs of individual deaf users.

The socio-economics of peer-to-peer systems
David Hales
Peer-to-peer systems, social networks and new economic models offer the possibility of radically decentralized approaches applicable to media, science and finance.

Aligning agent objectives for learning and coordination in multi-agent systems
Kagan Tumer and Matt Knudson
Providing agents with difference objectives has led to coordinated behaviour in many complex, multi-agent domains.

Joint activity in human-agent-robot teamwork
Paul J. Feltovich, Jeffrey M. Bradshaw, and Mathew Johnson
Joint-activity theory enables system design to accommodate the demands of interdependence.

Intelligent agents for the smart grid
Alex Rogers and Nicholas R. Jennings
A novel approach delivers the autonomous, intelligent behaviour required of the smart grid.

SATURN, the UK Ministry of Defence Grand Challenge winner
Ken Wahren
A major robotics competition generated many ideas to detect military threats in the urban environment.

Trust and cooperation for critical resource sharing in sensor networks
Giuseppe Persiano and Angelo De Caro
Groups working together improves not just overall performance but also individual benefits for the components of a system.

Intelligence, control and the artificial mind
Ricardo Sanz
Artificial intelligence and cognitive science must look at the world of industrial-process control to find the technological reifications of the concept of mind.

NASA deploys intelligent software agent technology
Maarten Sierhuis, William J. Clancey, and Timothy Hall
A new automated flight-control system for the International Space Station reduces workload by 90% by employing ethnographic observation and agent-based modelling and simulation.