A Workflow Management Mechanism for Peer-to-Peer Computing Platforms

  • Hong Wang
  • Hiroyuki Takizawa
  • Hiroaki Kobayashi
Conference paper
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 3758)


This paper proposes a workflow management mechanism to address a neglected aspect of existing P2P computing platforms – the lack of support for various computational models. In the workflow management mechanism, a workflow description file is used to define the workflow diagram of the target application. We develop a prototype system, and evaluate it using a test program to demonstrate how the workflow management mechanism effectively works.


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Hong Wang
    • 1
  • Hiroyuki Takizawa
    • 1
  • Hiroaki Kobayashi
    • 2
  1. 1.Graduate School of Information SciencesTohoku UniversitySendaiJapan
  2. 2.Information Synergy CenterTohoku UniversitySendaiJapan

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