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Presents the refereed proceedings of the 4th International Workshop on Grid Economics and Business Models
Includes twelve carefully reviewed full papers
Covers grid business modeling, market mechanisms for the grid, and economic grid service provisioning
Features six additional project reports that give an overview of current and ongoing research in grid economics
The 4th International Workshop on Grid Economics and Business Models was held in Rennes, France, in August 2007. The workshop attracted leading experts in grid economics from around the world who came to share their findings and discuss the latest developments and applications. This volume constitutes the refereed proceedings of the workshop.
Inside this volume are twelve full papers. All of them were carefully reviewed to ensure accuracy, thoroughness, and readability.
The papers are organized into topical sections covering grid business modeling, market mechanisms for the grid, and economic grid service provisioning. The proceedings are rounded off by six project reports that give an overview of current and ongoing research in grid economics.
Content Level »Research
Keywords »E-Business - Internet - Peer - Service-oriented Computing - Simulation - business grids - distributed systems - electronic auctions - grid business models - grid computing - grid economics - grid systems - grid technology - high-performance computing - modeling
Adopting the Grid for Business Purposes: The Main Objectives and the Associated Economic Issues.- Decision Factors of Enterprises for Adopting Grid Computing.- Taxonomy of Grid Business Models.- Development of a Generic Value Chain for the Grid Industry.- Strategies for the Service Market Place.- Prediction-Based Enforcement of Performance Contracts.- DFCA: A Flexible Refundable Auction for Limited Capacity Suppliers.- A Comparative Analysis of Single-Unit Vickrey Auctions and Commodity Markets for Realizing Grid Economies with Dynamic Pricing.- A Continuation-Based Framework for Economy-Driven Grid Service Provision.- On Business Grid Demands and Approaches.- Enabling the Simulation of Service-Oriented Computing and Provisioning Policies for Autonomic Utility Grids.- Managing a Peer-to-Peer Backup System: Does Imposed Fairness Socially Outperform a Revenue-Driven Monopoly?.- E-Business in ArguGRID.- AssessGrid, Economic Issues Underlying Risk Awareness in Grids.- CATNETS – Open Market Approaches for Self-organizing Grid Resource Allocation.- The edutain@grid Project.- GridEcon – The Economic-Enhanced Next-Generation Internet.- SORMA – Building an Open Grid Market for Grid Resource Allocation.