This work opens with an accessible introduction to computer networks, providing general definitions of commonly used terms in networking. This is followed by a detailed description of the OSI model, i ...
With contributions from well-established researchers worldwide, this edited volume focuses on solving research challenges for Grid and P2P technologies. The book also includes new challenges related to service-oriented infrastructures.
Here is the 8th volume of the CoreGRID series. The CoreGRID workshops and symposiums represent the premiere European event on Grid Computing. This book aims to strengthen and advance scientific and technological excellence in the area of Grid Computing.
Grid computing is widely regarded as a technology of immense potential. Together with a brief introduction into grid computing in general and underlying security technologies, this book offers the first concise and detailed introduction to this important area.
This book includes selected papers from the CoreGRID Integration Workshop, held April 2008 in Heraklion-Crete, Greece. It provides a forum for the presentation and exchange of views on the latest developments in grid technology research.
Focusing on the practical advantages and applications of grid computing, this book examines grid technology across a wide span of situations. The coverage includes real-world case studies from many major projects in the emerging global grid infrastructure.
This book is based on The CoreGRID Middleware Workshop, held in Barcelona, Spain, June 2008. It brings together a critical mass of well-established researchers worldwide, from forty-two institutions active in the field.
This brief examines issues of spectrum allocation for the limited resources of radio spectrum. It uses a game-theoretic perspective, in which the nodes in the wireless network are rational and always ...
The future internet must integrate optical wired and wireless mobile networks to meet the demand for pervasive capacity. This volume examines a number of modifications to existing layered reference models that feature cross-layer design and optimization.