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SCHEDULE: NOV 12-18, 2011

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A Merge-and-Split Mechanism for Dynamic Virtual Organization Formation in Grids

SESSION: Research Poster Reception

EVENT TYPE: ACM Student Research Competition Poster, Poster, Electronic Poster

TIME: 5:15PM - 7:00PM

SESSION CHAIR: Bernd Mohr

AUTHOR(S):Lena Mashayekhy

ROOM:WSCC North Galleria 2nd/3rd Floors

ABSTRACT:
Executing large scale application programs in grids require resources from several Grid Service Providers (GSPs). These providers form Virtual Organizations (VOs) by pooling their resources together to provide the required capabilities to execute the application. We model the VO formation in grids using concepts from coalitional game theory and develop a novel framework and a mechanism for VO formation. The mechanism enables the GSPs to self-organize into VOs reducing the cost of execution and guaranteeing maximum profit for the GSPs. Furthermore, the mechanism guarantees that the VOs are stable, that is, the GSPs do not have incentives to break away from the current VO and join some other VO. We perform extensive simulations to characterize the properties of the proposed algorithm. The results show that the algorithm produces VOs that are stable yielding high revenue for the participating GSPs. We plan to prepare a 4'X3' poster.

Chair/Author Details:

Bernd Mohr (Chair) - Juelich Supercomputing Centre

Lena Mashayekhy - Wayne State University

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