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Automatic Execution of Tasks in MiPeG

  • Antonio Coronato
  • Giuseppe De Pietro
  • Luigi Gallo
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 4459)

Abstract

Grid computing and pervasive computing have rapidly emerged and affirmed respectively as the paradigm for high performance computing and the paradigm for user-friendly computing. The conjunction of such paradigms are now generating a new one, the Pervasive Grid Computing, which aims at extending classic grids with characteristics of pervasive computing like spontaneous and transparent integration of mobile devices, context-awareness, pro-activity, and so on. In this paper, we present mechanisms and a software infrastructure for executing tasks in a pervasive grid. In particular, the proposed solution, which provides an implementation of the Utility Computing model, enables users to submit tasks and to pick up results without concerning on requiring and handling hardware resources.

Keywords

Mobile Device Schedule Algorithm Mobile Agent Pervasive Computing Grid Environment 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Antonio Coronato
    • 1
  • Giuseppe De Pietro
    • 1
  • Luigi Gallo
    • 1
  1. 1.ICAR-CNR, Via Castellino 111, 80131 NapoliItaly

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