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Communities in the clouds

Tom Lodge, Tom Rodden, Richard Mortier
2013 Proceedings of the 2013 ACM conference on Pervasive and ubiquitous computing adjunct publication - UbiComp '13 Adjunct  
We consider how commonly appropriated social media tools fail to address these requirements and we discuss the nature of the services required to better support high-rise communities.  ...  We examine the requirements of high-rise communities, through a set of illustrative scenarios, inspired by forums, social media and literature.  ...  By better supporting the challenges inherent in living in large scale high-rises we may go some way towards meeting these goals.  ... 
doi:10.1145/2494091.2497324 dblp:conf/huc/LodgeRM13 fatcat:ynnuq7jisbeyzjxwa42arktbta

Digital Ecosystems in the Clouds: Towards Community Cloud Computing [article]

Gerard Briscoe, Alexandros Marinos
2009 arXiv   pre-print
Community Cloud Computing makes use of the principles of Digital Ecosystems to provide a paradigm for Clouds in the community, offering an alternative architecture for the use cases of Cloud Computing.  ...  Cloud Computing is rising fast, with its data centres growing at an unprecedented rate.  ...  This work was supported by the EU-funded Open Philosophies for Associative Autopoietic Digital Ecosystems (OPAALS) Network of Excellence (NoE), Contract No. FP6/IST-034824.  ... 
arXiv:0903.0694v3 fatcat:rryvkmiturdm5b5m6ggbw4xpga

Digital ecosystems in the clouds: Towards community cloud computing

G. Briscoe, A. Marinos
2009 2009 3rd IEEE International Conference on Digital Ecosystems and Technologies  
Community Cloud Computing makes use of the principles of Digital Ecosystems to provide a paradigm for Clouds in the community, offering an alternative architecture for the use cases of Cloud Computing.  ...  Cloud Computing is rising fast, with its data centres growing at an unprecedented rate.  ...  This work was supported by the EU-funded Open Philosophies for Associative Autopoietic Digital Ecosystems (OPAALS) Network of Excellence (NoE), Contract No. FP6/IST-034824.  ... 
doi:10.1109/dest.2009.5276725 fatcat:4tjszd2tabdglg5m6ypqsvroee

Cloud services in the Guifi.net community network

Mennan Selimi, Amin M. Khan, Emmanouil Dimogerontakis, Felix Freitag, Roger Pueyo Centelles
2015 Computer Networks  
This deployment experience supports the feasibility of community clouds and our measurements demonstrate the performance of services and applications running in these community clouds.  ...  This framework is tailored to the specific social, economic, and technical characteristics of community networks and requirements for community clouds in order to be successful and sustainable.  ...  Acknowledgements This work is supported by the European Community Framework Programme 7 FIRE Initiative projects Community Networks Testbed for the Future Internet (CON-FINE), FP7-288535 and CLOMMUNITY  ... 
doi:10.1016/j.comnet.2015.09.007 fatcat:riomd3owy5cefclygtx3626nyu

Face recognition in the Edge Cloud

Nasif Muslim, Salekul Islam
2017 Proceedings of the International Conference on Imaging, Signal Processing and Communication - ICISPC 2017  
In this paper, the processing time of the face recognition system in the edge server has been measured and compared with the smartphone.  ...  Edge cloud computing is an emerging field within the Cloud computing paradigm where the server is situated at the edge of the network instead of a distant centralized data center to reduce latency.  ...  PREVIOUS WORK The objective of the Mobile Cloud Computing (MCC) is to provide improved user experience to the mobile device users in terms of computation time, storage and communication.  ... 
doi:10.1145/3132300.3132310 fatcat:rtjs34pkwjcojjdyqvg7out26i

Unstructured P2P-Enabled Service Discovery in the Cloud Environment [chapter]

Jing Zhou, Zhongzhi Shi
2010 IFIP Advances in Information and Communication Technology  
As the Cloud computing appears to be part of the mainstream computing in a few years, the number of the services it provides, its users, and the requests of these services will be on the rise accordingly  ...  In the context of Cloud computing, we start by examining proposed and deployed solutions to service discovery, discuss the methodology of developping efficient mechanisms for service description, description  ...  used to describe ontologies in order to support semantic inference for relationships among various concepts; 3) A number of tools in the Semantic Web community have been developed for service (Web Services  ... 
doi:10.1007/978-3-642-16327-2_23 fatcat:q6wqqyjhvbgi7htiw6e4532c6i

Cloud Computing and Security in the Future [chapter]

Nigel McKelvey, Kevin Curran, Benny Gordon, Edward Devlin, Kenneth Johnston
2015 Computer Communications and Networks  
The personal cloud industry is on the rise and if the experts are correct in their predictions, the business world will be a better place for it. Better in terms of portability and flexibility.  ...  We are starting to depend more and more on 'Cloud' technology; in business and in our own personal lives.  ...  A significant portion of the technology that supports and enables the cloud model of computing was not initially intended for that purpose.  ... 
doi:10.1007/978-3-319-25988-8_7 fatcat:pr6alpbvl5d6xg3cfch2zvmbay

Translating in the Cloud Age: Online Marketplaces

Ignacio Garcia
2017 Hermes - Journal of Language and Communication Studies  
Cloud computing reshapes the management of labour in ways that unsettle the traditional relations between managers and workers.  ...  Now, even larger translation projects conducted under more conventional project management protocols are being pushed to online marketplaces in the cloud and one of the reasons behind the decision may  ...  The same cloud technology that enables online marketplaces also fosters global outsourcing, pitting translators in developed nations against peers in countries with costs of living that are significantly  ... 
doi:10.7146/hjlcb.v0i56.97202 fatcat:6r7ftwxyojapbexadslanu24oy

Education System in the Cloud to Improve Student Communication in the Institutes of: C-LearniXML++

Habib M. Fardoun, Sebastian Romero Lopez, Daniyal M. Alghazzawi, Jaime Ramirez Castillo
2012 Procedia - Social and Behavioral Sciences  
This relationship gives rise to the students of various high schools to work in a collaborative way and support their peers.  ...  In this situation, students of all high schools, of an autonomous region, once registered in the system can communicate and perform the learning process in a collaborative way.  ...  Acknowledgements We would like to thank Castilla-La Mancha Secondary schools for participate as end user to apply our prototype.  ... 
doi:10.1016/j.sbspro.2012.06.897 fatcat:utlo6ejoknfmrcbphovyzyqd2y

Consensus in the Cloud: Paxos Systems Demystified

Ailidani Ailijiang, Aleksey Charapko, Murat Demirbas
2016 2016 25th International Conference on Computer Communication and Networks (ICCCN)  
Finally, we analyze tradeoffs in the distributed coordination domain and identify promising future directions for achieving more scalable distributed coordination systems.  ...  In order to elucidate the correct use of distributed coordination systems, we compare and contrast popular Paxos protocols and Paxos systems and present advantages and disadvantages for each.  ...  service for cloud computing applications.  ... 
doi:10.1109/icccn.2016.7568499 dblp:conf/icccn/AilijiangCD16 fatcat:5ywmioihzffddiajsa3tv4qhei

Reinforcement learning for resource provisioning in the vehicular cloud

Mohammad A. Salahuddin, Ala Al-Fuqaha, Mohsen Guizani
2016 IEEE wireless communications  
In this article, we show the benefits of reinforcement learning based techniques for resource provisioning in the vehicular cloud.  ...  The learning techniques can perceive long term benefits and are ideal for minimizing the overhead of resource provisioning for vehicular clouds.  ...  (V2I) communication, which is specifically designed for high-speed data exchange and handoff in mobile environments.  ... 
doi:10.1109/mwc.2016.7553036 fatcat:eps5mimoy5hi3obtnz2fpplmri

The P-ART framework for placement of virtual network services in a multi-cloud environment

Lav Gupta, Raj Jain, Aiman Erbad, Deval Bhamare
2019 Computer Communications  
The placement system works fast, placing thousands of functions in a sub-minute time frame with a high acceptance ratio, making it suitable for dynamic placement.  ...  In selecting the appropriate combination of clouds for placement, it is important to look ahead and visualize the environment that will exist at the time a virtual network service is actually activated  ...  This paper is a revised and significantly expanded version of a paper entitled 'COLAP: A Predictive Framework for Service Function Chain Placement in a Multi-cloud Environment' presented at the 7th IEEE  ... 
doi:10.1016/j.comcom.2019.03.003 fatcat:mlvixfsogfayznfzox6b6lecqa

Privacy and Security Issues in the Use of Clouds in e-Health in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia

Emna Chikhaoui, Jawahitha Sarabdeen, Rehana Parveen
2017 Communications of the IBIMA  
Cloud computing is one of the most popular current trends in the field of information and communications technology (ICT).  ...  privacy issues in the use of cloud in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia.  ...  Acknowledgements This work was undertaken as part of the Microsoft research project on Privacy and Security Issues in the Use of Clouds in E-Health Sectors in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia.  ... 
doi:10.5171/2017.369309 fatcat:46so3hfqqfe63gmhj2k3pr7xuq

Water–Sulfuric Acid Foam as a Possible Habitat for Hypothetical Microbial Community in the Cloud Layer of Venus

Dmitry A. Skladnev, Sergei P. Karlov, Yuliya Y. Khrunyk, Oleg R. Kotsyurbenko
2021 Life  
Different complex nanostructures transferred to the cloud layers by convection flows could further contribute to the stabilization of heterophase liquid-gas foam structure and participate in chemical and  ...  Here we hypothesize that the unified internal volume of a microbial community habitat is represented by the heterophase liquid-gas foam structure of Venusian clouds.  ...  The authors hope that the hypothesis presented in the article will inspire other research including empirical works which is quite important in the search for life on exoplanets.  ... 
doi:10.3390/life11101034 pmid:34685405 fatcat:so642n34z5aw3ocynydygoehyi

Database security management for healthcare SaaS in the Amazon AWS Cloud

Fabio Bracci, Antonio Corradi, Luca Foschini
2012 2012 IEEE Symposium on Computers and Communications (ISCC)  
Software as a Service (SaaS) applications fullyexploiting the potential of elastic Cloud computing infrastructures naturally are enabling new ubiquitous access scenarios for nomadic users, such as market  ...  and key management support.  ...  ACKNOWLEDGMENT We sincerely thank Nethical s.r.l. for the participation and collaboration to this research.  ... 
doi:10.1109/iscc.2012.6249401 dblp:conf/iscc/BracciCF12 fatcat:bovnzdgigfazzcdpmalhhqmusy
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