On the Finiteness of Resources in Distributed Computing


Moreau, Luc and Queinnec, Christian (1997) On the Finiteness of Resources in Distributed Computing.

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Millions of computers are now connected together by the Internet. At a fast pace, applications are taking profit of these new capabilities, and become parallel and distributed, e.g. applets on the WWW or agent technology. As we live in a world with finite resources, an important challenge is to be able to control computations in such an environment. For instance, a user might like to suspend a computation because another one seems to be more promising. In this paper, we present a paradigm that allows the programmer to monitor and control computations, whether parallel or distributed, by mastering their resource consumption.

Item Type: Monograph (Technical Report)
Divisions: Faculty of Physical Sciences and Engineering > Electronics and Computer Science > Web & Internet Science
ePrint ID: 252771
Date Deposited: 20 Mar 2000
Last Modified: 27 Mar 2014 19:54
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URI: http://eprints.soton.ac.uk/id/eprint/252771

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