A Market-Based Pricing Scheme for Grid Networks

  • Peng Gao
  • Xingyao Wu
  • Tao Liu
  • David Hausheer
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 5637)


This paper presents a new market-based pricing scheme which aims to improve the link load balance in Grid networks. Simulation results show that the proposed scheme achieves a better link load balance and, thus, improves the network’s robustness and stability. At the same time, the scheme increases the network’s effective capacity as it enables to accommodate more new services. The results show that the proposed scheme leads indeed to a more efficient usage of network resources.


Pricing market model load balance Grid networks 


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Peng Gao
    • 1
    • 2
  • Xingyao Wu
    • 2
  • Tao Liu
    • 2
  • David Hausheer
    • 3
  1. 1.Graduate University of Chinese Academy of SciencesBeijingChina
  2. 2.China Mobile Group Design Institute Co., LtdBeijingChina
  3. 3.Department of Informatics IFIUniversity of ZurichSwitzerland

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