Efficient dynamic resource specifications

Bubendorfer, Kris, Komisarczuk, Peter and Chard, Kyle (2005) Efficient dynamic resource specifications. In: 6th International Conference on Mobile Data Management (MDM'05), 09-13 May 2005, Ayia Napa, Cyprus.

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Abstract

In the effort to reach beyond 3G, researchers have been actively looking at utilizing new models for network based services. Small mobile, pervasive and ubiquitous devices will benefit from networked services and computation provided by utility computing providers and the virtual organizations that lease resources from them. As an additional factor, we believe that it is critical that the mobile, pervasive or ubiquitous devices be able to dynamically manipulate their resource specifications when obtaining services and resources from the utility computing and communication network. This requires a simple, manipulatable, and preferably modular resource specification structure. This paper presents the Resource Description Graph (RDG). The RDG is used to represent available and required resources for hosts and applications in a directed acyclic graph. The RDG has many desirable properties including inherent security, expressiveness, modularity, and composition. We show that the computational time to match RDG resource specifications, thirty resource types and constraints, is less than 1ms - demonstrating that the RDG is a practical approach to resource specification with a low computational overhead.

Item Type: Conference or Workshop Item (Paper)
ISBN: 1595930418
Identifier: 10.1145/1071246.1071291
Page Range: pp. 281-285
Uncontrolled Keywords: Pervasive, mobile, ubiquitous devices, resource specification, utility computing
Subjects: Computing
Depositing User: Vani Aul
Date Deposited: 21 Mar 2014 14:29
Last Modified: 31 Jul 2017 15:29
URI: http://repository.uwl.ac.uk/id/eprint/818

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