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Development of E-Learning System in Grid Environment

Conference paper
Part of the Advances in Intelligent Systems and Computing book series (AISC, volume 340)

Abstract

In recent years the Internet learners can freely absorb new knowledge without restrictions on time or place. At present, most E-Learning environment architectures use single computers or servers as their structural foundations. Traditional E-Learning systems have major drawback because of their limitations in scalability, availability, distribution of computing power and huge storage systems, as well as sharing information between users. In this context, the use of Grid technology reveals its utility and availability, as scalable, flexible coordinated and secure resource sharing among geographically distributed individuals or institutions, in the perspective of E-Learning system. The major focus of this paper is to design and develop different types of E-Learning services in Computational Grid Environment. This proposed system is able to handle large multimedia learning materials using the features of Grid Technology.

Keywords

Grid computing E-learning services E-learning system 

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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Department of Computer Science and EngineeringHeritage Institute of TechnologyKolkataIndia
  2. 2.Department of Computer Science and EngineeringBirla Institute of Technology, Mesra, Deemed UniversityKolkataIndia
  3. 3.Department of Computer Science and EngineeringJadavpur UniversityKolkataIndia

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