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A Price- and-Time-Slot-Negotiation Mechanism for Cloud Service Reservations

Sim, Kwang Mong (2012) A Price- and-Time-Slot-Negotiation Mechanism for Cloud Service Reservations. IEEE Transactions on Systems, Man and Cybernetics, Part B: Cybernetics, 42 (3). pp. 713-728. ISSN 1083-4419. (doi:10.1109/TSMCB.2011.2174355) (Access to this publication is currently restricted. You may be able to access a copy if URLs are provided) (KAR id:31925)

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Abstract

When making reservations for Cloud services, consumers

through negotiation. Whereas it is essential for both a consumer

and when to use the service, to date, there is little or no negotiation

service reservations. This paper presents a multi-issue negotiation

agents and 2) tradeoff between price and time-slot utilities. Unlike

agent can onlymake one proposal at a time, agents in this work are

round that generate the same aggregated utility, differing only in

of this work is formulating a novel time-slot utility function that

implemented in an agent-based Cloud testbed. Using the testbed,

related approaches. Empirical results show that PTN agents reach

approaches. A case study was carried out to demonstrate the

application of the PTN mechanism for pricing Cloud resources.

Item Type: Article
DOI/Identification number: 10.1109/TSMCB.2011.2174355
Uncontrolled keywords: Automated negotiation, Cloud negotiation, Cloud resource allocation, multi-issue negotiation, negotiation agent, resource management
Subjects: Q Science > Q Science (General) > Q335 Artificial intelligence
Q Science > QA Mathematics (inc Computing science) > QA 75 Electronic computers. Computer science
Divisions: Faculties > Sciences > School of Computing > Data Science
Depositing User: Kwang Mong Sim
Date Deposited: 24 Oct 2012 10:05 UTC
Last Modified: 29 May 2019 09:39 UTC
Resource URI: https://kar.kent.ac.uk/id/eprint/31925 (The current URI for this page, for reference purposes)
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