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Social Cloud Computing: A Vision for Socially Motivated Resource Sharing

Kyle Chard, Kris Bubendorfer, Simon Caton, Omer F. Rana
2012 IEEE Transactions on Services Computing  
We propose leveraging these relationships to form a dynamic "Social Cloud," thereby enabling users to share heterogeneous resources within the context of a social network.  ...  This paper defines Social Cloud computing, outlining various aspects of Social Clouds, and demonstrates the approach using a social storage cloud implementation in Facebook.  ...  REFLECTIVE ANALYSIS The social storage cloud provides a first step toward realizing the vision of Social Cloud computing.  ... 
doi:10.1109/tsc.2011.39 fatcat:ip3gmq7s7fcv7h2e5hlpkqkii4

A Social Compute Cloud: Allocating and Sharing Infrastructure Resources via Social Networks

Simon Caton, Christian Haas, Kyle Chard, Kris Bubendorfer, Omer F. Rana
2014 IEEE Transactions on Services Computing  
In a Social Compute Cloud, resource owners offer virtualized containers on their personal computer(s) or smart device(s) to their social network.  ...  To substantiate this, we present a Social Compute Cloud where the provisioning of Cloud infrastructure occurs through "friend" relationships.  ...  In this paper, we present a Social Compute Cloud: a platform for sharing infrastructure resources within a social network.  ... 
doi:10.1109/tsc.2014.2303091 fatcat:34quys2pzneenlikx2ed6w3xae

Mobile computing

Mahadev Satyanarayanan
2010 Proceedings of the 1st ACM Workshop on Mobile Cloud Computing & Services Social Networks and Beyond - MCS '10  
Cloud computing is the obvious answer for this, but exactly where in the cloud to compute is an open question.  ...  More recent terminology uses "cloud" to connote the computational and information resources represented by a collection of servers.  ... 
doi:10.1145/1810931.1810936 fatcat:hhnm6v3iwrdapguutsaov5l2si

Foundations of Trust: Contextualising Trust in Social Clouds

Simon Caton, Christoph Dukat, Tilo Grenz, Christian Haas, Michaela Pfadenhauer, Christof Weinhardt
2012 2012 Second International Conference on Cloud and Green Computing  
In this paper, we lay the foundations for a contextualisation of trust, the role it plays, and its different layers within the context of a novel paradigm: Social Cloud Computing.  ...  In a Social Cloud, trust plays a vital role as a collaboration enabler.  ...  The vision of a Social Cloud is motivated by the need of individuals or groups for specific resources or capabilities that could be made available by connected peers and peer groups.  ... 
doi:10.1109/cgc.2012.89 dblp:conf/cgc/CatonDGHPW12 fatcat:55tfwgw2zbcgxeqn2d5grtfjei

The Benefits of Cloud Computing for Children with Special Educational Needs in Education or Using Cloud Computing as Assistive Technology

Vania Angelova Sivakova
2019 Journal of Education & Social Policy  
Cloud provides services, not a product. Cloud computing is a model for using shared resources stored on a remote server instead of a local disk space.  ...  The US National Institute for Standards and Technology gives the following definition of cloud computing: a model for enabling ubiquitous and convenient on-demand network access to a shared pool of configurable  ...  Cloud technology features such as collaboration and resource sharing are a tool for achieving some of the strategies such as:  To avoid discussing the student's difficulties in front of the rest of the  ... 
doi:10.30845/jesp.v6n1p18 fatcat:lnstzsy36nho5n6wfy2wxkoeji

The Benefits of Cloud Computing for Children with Special Educational Needs in Education or Using Cloud Computing as Assistive Technology

Vania Angelova Sivakova
2019 Journal of Education & Social Policy  
Cloud computing is a model for using shared resources stored on a remote server instead of a local disk space Users have permanent access to cloud services from anywhere, anytime, and any device that has  ...  The US National Institute for Standards and Technology gives the following definition of cloud computing: a model for enabling ubiquitous and convenient on-demand network access to a shared pool of configurable  ...  Cloud technology features such as collaboration and resource sharing are a tool for achieving some of the strategies such as:  To avoid discussing the student's difficulties in front of the rest of the  ... 
doi:10.30845/jesp.v6n3p19 fatcat:qgy5vn3elvhtvoumxtv3ukxteq

The Sky: A Social Approach to Clouds Federation

Asma Al Falasi, Mohammed Adel Serhani, Said Elnaffar
2013 Procedia Computer Science  
The proposed Sky model introduces a novel social-based approach towards federation of Clouds by providing Cloud vendors with the means to advertise their services, form interconnections, synergize, and  ...  With all the controversy about Cloud computing reality, its promising benefits and enduring challenges, service provisioning remains the heart of this contentious Internet phenomenon.  ...  Every single entity of the Sky architecture is to be deployed on its own Cloud cluster using Amazon WS [19].  ... 
doi:10.1016/j.procs.2013.06.022 fatcat:r3avkrwndff2xjjsnf6kb6mjcq

Co-operative Infrastructures: An Economic Model for Providing Infrastructures for Social Cloud Computing

Christian Haas, Simon Caton, Kyle Chard, Christof Weinhardt
2013 2013 46th Hawaii International Conference on System Sciences  
for providing core infrastructure in social (computing) platforms.  ...  Social Cloud Computing is an emerging online collaboration paradigm which is characteristic of many socially oriented electronic platforms.  ...  One such example is the Social Cloud computing model [1] , [2] : a collaborative resource sharing model built upon a social network.  ... 
doi:10.1109/hicss.2013.147 dblp:conf/hicss/HaasCCW13 fatcat:txc2ffczrvenvou7nzgqqmqalq

Social Cloud: Concept, Current Trends and Future Scope [article]

Pramod Mane, Monalisa Sarma, Debasis Samanta, Kapil Ahuja
2015 arXiv   pre-print
These dissimilar resource sharing setups are tagged as Social Cloud.  ...  In recent years, various kinds of distributed resource sharing setups have been proposed by taking social relationships into consideration.  ...  Abundance of Social Cloud resource pool depends on the contribution of users. In other words, users motivated for resource sharing help in resource enrichment.  ... 
arXiv:1411.2702v4 fatcat:6suapaoxzjd3ndoutf5xtf6gji

Collaborative eResearch in a Social Cloud

Ashfag M. Thaufeeg, Kris Bubendorfer, Kyle Chard
2011 2011 IEEE Seventh International Conference on eScience  
This paper introduces a framework for Social Cloud computing with a view towards collaboration and resource sharing within a scientific community.  ...  For scientific projects which require large computing resources, one useful aspect of collaboration is the sharing of computing resources among project members.  ...  SOCIAL CLOUD COMPUTING Social Cloud Computing is a resource sharing framework in which resources and services are shared amongst individuals on the premise of the relationships and policies encoded in  ... 
doi:10.1109/escience.2011.39 dblp:conf/eScience/ThaufeegBC11 fatcat:7v2euepj2zb4ldwwygqdbnai4a

Factors Determining Application of Cloud Computing Services in Latvian SMEs

Leonards Budņiks, Konstantīns Didenko
2014 Procedia - Social and Behavioral Sciences  
The purpose of the article presented is to identify the factors that influence entrepreneurs in decision making for applying cloud computing service.  ...  rather low knowledge of the options provided by cloud computing.  ...  part of service provider (the Latvian cloud computing market analysis also shows that there are some IaaS and PaaS service providers who have invested sufficient financial resources for Server Farm construction  ... 
doi:10.1016/j.sbspro.2014.11.122 fatcat:qwa2ggjdjvdirpys53a7agexf4

Government Cloud Computing and the Policies of Data Sovereignty

Kristina Irion
2011 Social Science Research Network  
Abstract Government cloud services are a new development at the intersection of electronic government and cloud computing which holds the promise of rendering government service delivery more effective  ...  It concludes that for countries data sovereignty presents a legal risk which can not be adequately addressed with technology or through contractual arrangements alone.  ...  Under the umbrella of efficient public sector procurement the vision of the G-Cloud is introduced which describes a dedicated cloud computing platform for sharing network-delivered services across government  ... 
doi:10.2139/ssrn.1935859 fatcat:zujg6xvizzhsdl5sk33jh7ffmi

Governments and Cloud Computing: Roles, Approaches, and Policy Considerations

Urs Gasser, David O'Brien
2014 Social Science Research Network  
may also mean constrain -a government's cloud vision, strategy, and implementation.  ...  cloud "tenants" -meaning that customers of the cloud service sometimes share processing and storage resources, separated only by virtual walls.  ... 
doi:10.2139/ssrn.2410270 fatcat:dhmixug4ibe7vhqrjotjfhi7ey

From E-commerce to Social Commerce: A Framework to Guide Enabling Cloud Computing

Youcef Baghdadi
2013 Journal of Theoretical and Applied Electronic Commerce Research  
Technologies such as Web 2.0, Cloud Computing and Service Oriented Architecture (SOA) enable social commerce.  ...  Cloud Computing addresses the required infrastructure, platform and services [48] that allow enterprises not only to focus on their core business and adjust resources to meet fluctuating and unpredictable  ...  Cloud computing provides all of its resources as services as shown in Table 2 .  ... 
doi:10.4067/s0718-18762013000300003 fatcat:nuthwxqpvfftrcttyzxbknxunq

Socially-Augmented Software: Empowering Software Operation Through Social Contacts

Raian Ali, Nan Jiang, Huseyin Dogan
2013 2013 International Conference on Cloud and Green Computing  
It is commonly agreed that a network of contacts can be an invaluable resource for an individual to obtain information and carry out certain tasks.  ...  The emergence of social networks made it possible to realise a new kind of softwaremediated social relationships which would enable what we call "socially-augmented operation".  ...  This factor stands for the way by which a contact provides a service. Two main categories comprise (i) sharing with all and (ii) sharing under demand.  ... 
doi:10.1109/cgc.2013.70 dblp:conf/cgc/AliJD13 fatcat:63xpq6ohmfbptjcnnqnlvr2qn4
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