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A multi-agent system-based resource advertisement model for grid environments

Al-Asfoor, M and Fasli, M and Al-Majeed, S (2011) A multi-agent system-based resource advertisement model for grid environments. In: UNSPECIFIED, ? - ?.

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Abstract

The field of resource sharing has become an increasingly important computing field of study for both industry and academia. Facilitating the use of geographically distributed resources is a complex task encompassing many sub tasks. The most important sub-tasks are advertising the available resources across the network and the discovery of these resources. In this paper, the task of advertising the resources has been studied from a network point of view. An advertisement model has been designed using multi-agent system techniques to achieve decentralization and to cope with the dynamic nature and behaviour of the system. The design has been implemented and tested under a simulation environment using the network simulator ns-2. The system evaluation has shown promising results in terms of the system performance itself and the effect of the advertising overhead on a working network's performance. © 2011 Springer-Verlag.

Item Type: Conference or Workshop Item (UNSPECIFIED)
Additional Information: Published proceedings: Communications in Computer and Information Science
Subjects: Q Science > QA Mathematics > QA75 Electronic computers. Computer science
Divisions: Faculty of Science and Health > Computer Science and Electronic Engineering, School of
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Date Deposited: 14 Aug 2012 15:40
Last Modified: 17 Aug 2017 18:08
URI: http://repository.essex.ac.uk/id/eprint/3658

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