Book Volume 5206 2008

Grid Economics and Business Models

5th International Workshop, GECON 2008, Las Palmas de Gran Canaria, Spain, August 26, 2008. Proceedings


ISBN: 978-3-540-85484-5 (Print) 978-3-540-85485-2 (Online)

Table of contents (19 chapters)

  1. Front Matter

    Pages -

  2. Grid Business Modeling

    1. Chapter

      Pages 1-12

      Business Value Chains in Real-Time On-Line Interactive Applications

    2. Chapter

      Pages 13-27

      Cost Analysis of Current Grids and Its Implications for Future Grid Markets

    3. Chapter

      Pages 28-40

      Business Relationships in Grid Workflows

  3. Market Mechanisms for the Grid

    1. Chapter

      Pages 41-57

      The Power of Preemption in Economic Online Markets

    2. Chapter

      Pages 58-72

      Market Mechanisms for Trading Grid Resources

    3. Chapter

      Pages 73-88

      Rational Bidding Using Reinforcement Learning

  4. Grid Markets

    1. Chapter

      Pages 89-102

      Grid and Taxation: The Server as Permanent Establishment in International Grids

    2. Chapter

      Pages 103-112

      The Pricing Strategy Analysis for the “Software-as-a-Service” Business Model

  5. Grid Architectures

    1. Chapter

      Pages 113-124

      On the Assessment of the S-Sicilia Infrastructure: A Grid-Based Business System

    2. Chapter

      Pages 125-139

      Monitoring and Reputation Mechanisms for Service Level Agreements

  6. Research Projects on Business Modeling

    1. Chapter

      Pages 140-151

      BEinGRID: Development of Business Models for the Grid Industry

    2. Chapter

      Pages 152-162

      Edutain@Grid: A Business Grid Infrastructure for Real-Time On-Line Interactive Applications

    3. Chapter

      Pages 163-172

      BREIN, Towards an Intelligent Grid for Business

  7. Research Projects on Market Mechanisms

    1. Chapter

      Pages 173-184

      SORMA – Business Cases for an Open Grid Market: Concept and Implementation

    2. Chapter

      Pages 185-196

      GridEcon: A Market Place for Computing Resources

    3. Chapter

      Pages 197-207

      Grid4All: Open Market Places for Democratic Grids

  8. Research Projects on Grid Architecture

    1. Chapter

      Pages 208-216

      The German Grid Initiative: A Uniform Accounting Service in Multiple Middleware Environments

    2. Chapter

      Pages 217-225

      The ArguGRID Platform: An Overview

    3. Chapter

      Pages 226-233

      AssessGrid Strategies for Provider Ranking Mechanisms in Risk–Aware Grid Systems

  9. Back Matter

    Pages -