A cloud resource management model for the creation and orchestration of social communities

Ikram, Ahsan and Anjum, Ashiq and Bessis, Nik (2015) A cloud resource management model for the creation and orchestration of social communities. Simulation Modelling Practice and Theory, 50. pp. 130-150. ISSN 1569-190X

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Abstract

Managing resources, context and data in mobile clouds is a challenging task. Specific aspects of spontaneity, large interaction space and dynamic interaction share a metaphorical resemblance to chemistry, chemical reactions and solutions. In this paper, it is argued that by adopting a nature-inspired chemical computing model, a mobile cloud resource management model can be evolved to serve as the basis for novel service modelling and social computing in mobile clouds. To support the argument, a chemistry inspired computation model, Chemistry for Context Awareness (C2A), is extended with Higher Order Chemical Language (HOCL) and High Level Petri-net Graph (HLPNG) formalisms. A scenario and simulation-based evaluation of the proposed model, focusing on two applications dynamic service composition and social communities identification, is also presented in this paper. The formal encoding of C2A validates its assumptions, enabling formal execution and analysis of context-based interactions that are derived using C2A principles.

Item Type: Article
Article Type: Article
Uncontrolled Keywords: Cloud; Resource management; Social communities; Chemical computing; Context-aware
Subjects: Q Science > QA Mathematics > QA75 Electronic computers. Computer science
Q Science > QA Mathematics > QA76 Computer software
Divisions: Schools and Research Institutes > School of Computing and Technology
Research Priority Areas: Innovation, Design and Technology
Depositing User: Susan Turner
Date Deposited: 31 Jan 2017 12:02
Last Modified: 14 Sep 2017 08:59
URI: http://eprints.glos.ac.uk/id/eprint/4275

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